Business Advisor: New Business (Salary: R720 000 CTC per annum) Area: Johannesburg


  • Sell SME focused financial lending products
  • Build a solid pipeline for the business and achieve business growth objectives
  • Generate, qualify and research sales leads (70%)
  • Convert leads provided by the Business Intelligence Agents (BIA) team and marketing division (30%)
  • Manage objections and remain motivated and focussed to convert sales leads
  • Achieve monthly targets
  • Prospect through an existing network, build a new network, while embracing cold calling, and attending relevant events at appropriate business chambers as key sales lead channels
  • Follow a well-constructed sales process
  • Conduct Structured Business Needs Analysis with prospective clients in person to extract sufficient and relevant information to assess risk parameters and to make recommendations to prospective client


  • Looking for a HUNTER
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to interpret SME financials
  • Min. 5 -7 years’ experience in the financial services preferably in a sales environment (complex financial products)
  • Proven track record of new business development in B2B sales
  • Secured lending or similar sales environment - ideal
  • Ability to engage with a variety of people from different demographics, industries and level of education
  • Sound understanding of the SME business landscape
  • Proven ability to uncover a need – sifting through information to find relevance
  • Proven ability to complete needs analysis with prospective clients with a focus on accurate application completion
  • Proven track record of compiling and delivering proposals
  • MS Office Suite (Word + Excel)


Please note that, if your skills and experience do not match the requirements of this job, we will place your CV on our database and contact you as soon as a suitable position becomes available. It is not necessary for you to apply for more than one position as your CV will automatically be loaded onto our database where it will be available to all our consultants for future opportunities.

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Additional Info

  • Company Name: MDK Appointments
  • Area Of Employment: Sales
  • Contact Number: 010 900 0742
  • Email Address:
  • Job Title: Business Advisor: New Business
  • Contract Type (Full time, Part time): Full time
  • Salary / Wage: R720 000 CTC per annum