Crayon: Sales Executive



A company assisting entrepreneurs and large companies through flexible workspace offerings and an enabling business ecosystem which hosts various events. Providing cost-effective private offices, virtual office assistants, coworking workspaces and membership packages which cater for companies as big as 100 people.

The Senior Sales Executive will be tasked with sourcing new corporate tenants for the company portfolio and handling incoming leads for a group of properties. Once prepared enough, you will meet new clients with a view to closing deals. You will be given all the resources and training required, and will report into the Sales Manager and CEO, both of whom will assist you to close deals. The position may require overtime work as and when projects and deadline require, as well as travel; this will be compensated on a per-kilometre basis, or on an S&T basis if required to stay overnight.

Duties & Responsibilities

Products to sell

  • Corporate offices
  • Private offices
  • Training rooms
  • Events space
  • Virtual and co-working offices
  • Memberships

Markets to sell to

The following market sectors include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial services
  • Banking
  • Legal
  • Private equity
  • Management consulting
  • Real estate
  • ICT
  • Telecoms
  • Marketing and media

Small Businesses

  • Businesses that are operational and post revenue or have clients
  • 1-20 employees
  • Start-ups and emerging businesses
  • Multinational and medium-sized local businesses
  • Multinationals looking for a footprint in South Africa
  • Multinationals looking for a local head office location
  • Businesses that are 3 years and older
  • Developing companies with 20-50 employees
  • Businesses that are growing and expanding their footprint
  • Serious and sophisticated people


  • Start-up businesses
  • 1 person
  • Young, highly-aspirational and driven people
  • Mature, serious and sophisticated people
  • Listed corporate companies
  • Businesses moving between offices
  • Corporates looking for space for special projects, training and events
  • Business travellers
  • Events and meetings

Target contacts

  • International companies – country managers, GM’s, global property managers, real estate managers, directors of Africa
  • Local companies – CFO, FD, FM, CEO, MD, PA’s to all office managers, property/facilities managers

Reports and tools

  • Sales KPI report
  • Marketing brochures, marketing videos, virtual viewings tours and website
  • Financial comparison tool
  • Cost analysis schedules

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Previous sales experience and a proven track record
  • 3-5 years’ working experience in similar position
  • Own transport
  • Passionate, energetic and dynamic
  • Highly driven individual
  • Professional and quick thinker
  • Organised and well-presented with good attention to detail
  • Firm planning, deadline and task-focused
  • Stays on top of current news, media and market trends
  • Works well as a member of the team
  • Out-of-the box thinking and creative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Open to change and to new opportunities to learn
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and take corrective action to make improvements
  • Starting date ASAP
  • Out-of-pocket expenses refunded to employee

Package & Remuneration

R30,000 per month plus commission

  • Commission on inbound sales
  • Commission of 5% on lease contracts concluded from incoming leads
  • This will be paid monthly, and is based on one month’s total rent
  • Commission is paid once-off and not per month for the lease period
  • These pertain to any leads sent to the Sales Executive by a company representative, such as the SM and CEO. E.g. instant offices, company website, social media
  • Monthly targets apply Commission on outbound office deals sales
  • Commission of 5% on lease contracts concluded with new sourced business
  • Commission of 2.5% on lease contracts concluded with channel partners
  • Commission is paid monthly for length of lease for outbound sales above, for as long as tenant pays each month
  • As long as leases are intact and tenants are paying, the Sales Executive will continue to be paid this annuity income
  • Monthly targets apply Commission on sales of training, meeting and events spaces
  • If the Sales Executive sells any of these products, he/she will be paid a 10% once-off commission of the value of the booking

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