South African Airways is looking for a Sales Executive

Sales Executive

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Sales Executive

  • Post Date:September 5, 2022
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Transportation
Job Description

Department: Sales
Business Unit: Commercial

Output/Key Deliverables

  • Generate new sales as targeted to ensure the SAA’s overall sales targets are met.
  • Identify potential clients and develop sales strategies and tactics to win them over.
  • Organise sales promotions events and invite potential clients, conduct informative meetings and incentive building conversations.
  • Develop and maintain long term relationships with the travel agencies
  • Attend and represent SAA at approved trade and public events on a regular basis and report on trade developments incorporating new ideas into sales strategies and tactics.
  • Monitor sales, competitor and market activity by employing statistical techniques and interpret data, making recommendations as input into commercial department plans

Key Requirements/Competencies Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Commerce (Marketing) or equivalent qualifications
  • IATA qualifications or travel industry experience an added advantage
  • Fluency in English
  • Customer orientation empathetic and good communicator
  • Accountable, Responsible and Committed
  • Assertive, Self Aware and positive attitude


  • The onus is on the applicant to prove that he/she meets the minimum requirements, therefore please ensure that your CV is detailed enough (makes reference to qualifications, competences, skills, experience (Inclusive of duties, tenure, designation etc.)
  • Applications will go through a selection process which may include competency and other forms of assessments i.e. psychometric, aptitude etc.
  • SAA is committed to Employment Equity. All appointments will be made in this context.
  • A detailed CV should be hand delivered, emailed to: [email protected] or sent by courier service to:

The Country Manager,
7 Falmouth Ave,
Alexandra Park,

  • Closing date will be on Monday 5 September 2022. Please be mindful of the closing date as NO late application will be considered.
  • All applications will be reference-checked and their qualifications verified
  • SAA reserves the right not to make an appointment to any of the positions contained in this action