We’re Hiring: Sales Representative

Kruger Shalati Internal/External Vacancy
Sales Represenatative

Position: Sales Representative
Location: Cape Town/ Johannesburg
Job level: Mid – Senior Level
Type: Permanent
Company: Kruger Shalati

Kruger Shalati would like to announce a new vacant position in the capacity of Sales Representative.

We would like to fill the position internally if possible. Work experience and performance will all be determining factors. Please note that if Kruger Shalati doesn’t find a suitable candidate internally, the position will be advertised externally.

Kruger Shalati would like to announce a new vacant position in the capacity of Sales Representative.

Job description
The purpose of this role is to increase sales of properties, maintain trade relations up with trade partners on provisional bookings and assist the team to maintain and grow the sales pipeline.

Duties include but not limited to:
Kruger Shalati Pty Ltd is seeking a dynamic Sales Representative to support the Sales Department. The candidate will be involved with the respective hospitality products within the portfolio, namely:

  • Kruger Shalati: (The Train on the Bridge)
  • Sanctuary Mandela (Houghton, Johannesburg)

The Sales Representative will be responsible to develop and foster business through pro-active direct and indirect sales via all acceptable business mediums [direct mail, appointment calls, telephone calls, agent hosting, Fam Trips and Site Visits at for the respective hotels in the Motsamayi portfolio].

The successfully appointed individual will also assist the sales team to develop strategic action plans to drive measurable & incremental sales revenue.

  • Contact customers via calls or arranged meetings to discover their needs and requirements and service accordingly
  • Collaborate with the Head of Sales to prepare and present sales proposals to potential clients, highlighting the best features and qualities of the hotels
  • Provide customers with a list of available services and their accompanying prices and offer STO rates/ ad-hoc discounts if necessary


  • Matric pass essential
  • Must have travel industry experience
  • Minimum 5years in a similar role
  • Relevant Sales Courses certification preferred
  • Intermediate-level computer skills
  • Must be able to do local and international sales trip and trade shows
  • Understanding of the various Segments (Groups/FIT/MICE/Series) and the traditional markets ie. UK and Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the US as well as our developing markets China, India, Middle East, Southeast Asia will an advantage
  • Understanding and customer relationship management of Inbound Tour Operators/DMC
  • Able to identify trends across both Inbound Tour Operators/DMC and similar hotel groups
  • Assist in identifying and managing underperforming clients / Tour Operators / DMC and recommendations to address gaps

Knowledge, skills, and competencies:

  • Creative and driven individual
  • Display leadership qualities
  • Proactive organizational skills
  • Exceptional verbal | written communication skills
  • Problem Solving & deadline driven
  • Meticulous & flexible
  • In-depth knowledge of Inbound Travel
  • Knowledge of Sales Channel management & rate parity
  • Professional grooming and etiquette

Closing date for application is 17 April 2023

To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, and an updated CV with a picture of yourself to jobs@krugershalati.com. Please indicate if you are a Skukuza land claimant with the group name and group number.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 21 working days – please consider your application unsuccessful. Kruger Shalati reserves the right not to fill the position, to postpone or re-advertise the role. Preference will be given to Kruger Land claim beneficiaries