Sales & Business Development Representative (Software & Real Estate)

Location: Durban, KZN

Ref: LRP22025

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

An established and rapidly expanding international commercial property research and technology business is looking to employ a Sales & Business Development Representative to join their Durban based team on a permanent basis. The client offers technology products and solutions to commercial real estate professionals, including Agents, Valuers, Property Owners and Tenants.

The initial sales target market will be Australia as a starting point, then New Zealand, Singapore, Middle East, Africa and Europe.


  • Make service and product introduction calls (telephone and email) to new and existing customers.
  • Qualify sales leads for the Senior Business Development teams based locally and internationally to follow up upon.
  • Work with key existing clients across the commercial real estate sector to understand their technology, data & analytical requirements.
  • Provide and relay client feedback and insights back to the relevant Chief Product Officers in order to improve the client’s solutions offering.
  • Provide feedback to the sales and technology teams regarding market needs changes.
  • Handle and convert inbound calls and queries into saleable business opportunities.
  • Perform prospect researching via the companies CRM database and your own research efforts.
  • Senior Business Development appointment scheduling
  • Coordinate customer training with key clients to ensure they optimally utilize the products and service on offer.
  • Maintain and manage customers relationships.


  • Min one to two years Commercial Real Estate experience.
  • Software, technology or analytics services sales experience will be highly beneficial, but not essential.
  • Excellent people and communication skills.
  • Ability to present to a diverse audience with poise and confidence.
  • Ability to drive and persist with new market cold calling.
  • Computer skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and a general understanding of CRM’s.

Other information

  • Business Hours - Take note that due to the geographic location of the Australian target market, non-standard South African working hours will be adhered to. Shifts can therefore either start at 12am or 4am. Working hours will change as the target markets changes.
  • Travel - Business Development Representatives may be selected to travel to target market countries, currently Australia and New Zealand.
  • Salary: R20k to R35k basic/month, dependent on experience, plus monthly commission earnings.

The full job description and company details will be shared with short listed candidates.



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