Vacancy: Internal Sales Assistant WD (Midrand)

Internal Sales Assistant - WD

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 04 May 2022 @ 17h00

Internal Sales Assistant - WD Role Description

Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the successful candidates will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure the development of profitable sales and the achievement of sales target in the region within the company policy procedures and customer set on Western Digital
  • Responsible for internal management of Western Digital sell out.
  • Compilation of all Western Digital quotations
  • Working committedly within agreed upon company targeted budget revenue, marketing and expense parameters
  • Proactively contact new and inactive accounts
  • Proactively market Western Digital to entire market base
  • Attend product training and events
  • Processing of relevant delivery notes and documentation
  • Updating stock report, backorders and orders received on a daily basis
  • Liaise with clients as well as partners on daily queries
  • Liaise with stores/dispatch regarding deliveries of all orders and supply of invoices
  • Attending to sales calls
  • Product knowledge of WD products essential
  • Be a champion WD salesperson within the Pinnacle
  • Understanding of Life Safety and Security industry
  • Submit weekly sales reports and pipeline reports to Sales Manager
  • Set weekly goals


Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics is essential and relevant tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar position
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for Communication between parties)
  • Written and verbal communication (convey information through written / verbal instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to, and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Positive individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem Solver

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.