Marketing Assistant Jobs in Johannesburg

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1x vacancy based in Cape Town and 1x based in Johannesburg, will be responsible for generating revenue for Bidvest by sourcing new clients and proactively managing the account to maximize profitability.

To grow and retain a portfolio of high value banking relationships by performing proactive value adding partnership, by providing banking solutions and services to maintain and grow existing customer base. To develop and maintain a portfolio of important revenue generating client relationships within the defined affluent market segment.

Duties and Responsibilities

FINANCE

Sales

  • To proactively cold call and find new clients for Bidvest to meet the monthly revenue target
  • To educate and promoting Bidvest’s full product offering to clients to maximize the revenue that can be generated
  • Manage the profit margins through providing clients with comparative information on rates and obtaining the best rates for specific banking products
  • Track, control and influence sales activities with the specific aim to increase sales efficiencies of the team.
  • Actively grow the client base by agreed target of new acquisitions a month in order to achieve the sales target

Portfolio Management

  • Monitor, track and report on sales activity on a periodic basis and to ensure action is taken to meet sales targets.
  • Identify opportunities for cross selling and referrals to other product lines through developing a good understanding of client needs
  • New revenue opportunities are identified and customer feedback on product

Risk Management

  • Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements
  • Understands clients risk profile and balance for individual clients by optimising product mix

CLIENT

Client Service

  • Correctly anticipating and interpreting the clients’ business requirements in order to get them to bank with Bidvest Bank, sell right product to right client and ability to close deals
  • Providing relevant timeous solutions to the client through researching the client’s business in relation to the current economic climate and educating the client on Bidvest’s products
  • Providing excellent service that will result in client referrals and new business
  • Taking on the role as the primary point of contact for the client, ensuring excellent service levels and quality to clients to ensure the retention of the client and a long term working relationship
  • Continuous face to face and telephonic interaction with clients in order to pre-empt and proactively address their needs
  • Assist the client with innovative ways to gain maximum benefit from the products e.g. offering right product at right time
  • Pro-actively manage the review process of clients’ facilities, checking, submitting and motivating the business case for approval to credit and legal departments to achieve renewal in the necessary time period. (Providing all necessary documents)
  • Train and assist the client on the necessary systems / processes to deal with the Bank in the most efficient way, client education
  • Continual awareness of what is going on in the market and economy to provide relevant advise to the client at all times
  • On-boarding – signing up client for first time, following the correct processes in terms of compliance, credit application and obtaining the facility with the relevant internal department

Admin Support

  • Provide relevant reports in order to track progress
  • Review the client files and ensure client information updated
  • Update and manage all client interaction on the CRM system

INTERNAL PROCESSES

Process Management

  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Ensure all ‘other’ product training is completed, to equip for cross-selling opportunities
  • Ensure all Bidevst Bank mandatory training i.e. Anti-Money Laundry is completed
  • Training and keep abreast with FICA, PoPI compliance and legislation
  • Meet training deadlines as outlined in PDP
  • Keeping abreast of Compliance (FICA) requirements
  • Knowledge of Banking products and channels
  • FAIS compliance
  • Understand the sales cycle

Training

  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Ensure all ‘other’ product training is completed, to equip for cross-selling opportunities
  • Ensure all Bidevst Bank mandatory training i.e. Anti-Money Laundry is completed
  • Training and keep abreast with FICA, PoPI compliance and legislation
  • Meet training deadlines as outlined in PDP
  • Keeping abreast of Compliance (FICA) requirements
  • Knowledge of Banking products and channels
  • FAIS compliance
  • Understand the sales cycle

Requirements

Minimum

  • Matric
  • NQF6
  • National Diploma
  • Finance/Certificate in Banking
  • FAIS RE5

Completed within allocated time- lines as prescribed by FSCA

Recognized as per FSCA Relevant Financial qualification

Ideal

  • NQF 6
  • BCom
  • Banking, Finance, Commercial

Completed within allocated time- lines as prescribed by FSCA

Recognized as per FSCA Relevant Financial qualification

Minimum

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Knowledge

  • Sound understanding of business banking sales
  • Customer relationship Management
  • Good knowledge of sales and service principles

Technical Competencies

  • Negotiating skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Networking ability
  • Ability to sell

Personal Competencies

  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Business Acumen
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management (planning skills)
  • Teamwork
  • Self-motivated
  • Resilient

Ideal

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong credit analysis, documentation and relationship management skills
  • Ability to assess customer needs and sell products that suits client needs
  • Possess in-depth understanding and knowledge of Banking Products
  • Proven sales experience in a client relationship role within banking
  • Ability to work to deadlines with and work under pressure

Desired Skills

  • Negotiating
  • Presentation Skills
  • communication skills.
  • Networking
  • Ability to sell



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