Sales Representative – Gauteng

Sales Representative Lux Verbi – Gauteng
Reference: S046102/3      
Date Posted: 06 Jul 2011      
Region: Gauteng      
Department: Sales / Telesales      
Job Type: Permanent      
Work Level: Professional      
EE Position: Yes      
Thirteenth Check: No      
Car Allowance: No      
Commission: No      
Medical Aid: Yes      
Retirement Fund: Yes      


Job Description
Sales Representative: Lux Verbi (Gauteng)

The NB Group (NB Publishers, Lux Verbi and Van Schaik) has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and resourceful sales representative in their Gauteng offices to represent Lux Verbi, one of the most respected Christian publishers in South Africa. The range includes the publishing of quality Christian publications for all denominations and through all the categories of Christian publishing.


Reporting to the Sales Manager, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • selling and marketing of Lux Verbi books to the Christian and secular book trade in Gauteng and the Northern provinces
  • achieving budgeted sales turnover per region
  • maintaining a monthly call cycle with all customers

building and maintaining good working relationships with customers

identifying non-trade sales opportunities

providing thorough feedback on sales achieved, consumer trends identified within the trade as well as ideas for new products

ensuring that our books are always well stocked and prominently displayed in retail outlets

ensuring optimum sales from frontlist and backlist titles

following up on any customer queries promptly and courteously.


The successful candidate:

has a sound knowledge of books in general, and the Christian book industry specifically

is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills

is fluent in written and verbal English and Afrikaans

is energetic, creative, innovative, takes initiative and is enthusiastic

has sound computer skills (MS Office) and would be able to utilise an extensive database of sales statistics

enjoys reading and is passionate about books

is self-motvated and has the ability to be pro-active and independently

is in possession of a valid code 08 driver`s licence

must be available for travel, sometimes out of normal office hours.


Previous sales experience in a book selling environment and knowledge of BookMaster will serve as a recommendation.

Apply by 15 July


Email your CV to
Contact Person: Angelique Blanckenberg      




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