Telesales Consultant – Discovery Call Centre

Discovery Call Centre

Business Unit:  Discovery Connect
Function:  Call Center / Contact Center
Closing Date: Not Specified

About the Area

People increasingly want to transact faster, on their terms, in fluid, and dynamic ways. Discovery Connect facilitates this need as a direct sales channel, leveraging the best of technology with the best in people. We are often a client’s first impression of Discovery so we must have the best Discovery ambassadors in our team. At the forefront of client acquisition methodology, Discovery Connect continues to be one of the fastest-growing divisions in the group. Representing all product lines (including Discovery Bank) there is an opportunity for forward thinkers, innovators, and people who thrive on complexity in a growing business.

Job Description

Identifying sales opportunities.•Answering inbound calls timeously and making required outbound calls

Co-ordination of own administration

Identifying sales opportunities

Maintaining accurate details and statistics of all queries

Key purpose

This position is based in the Discovery Connect Sales call centre, and reports to the sales team leader. The successful individual will be required to conduct Discovery Health telesales.

Key Outputs

The successful individual will be required to perform on, but not limited to the following key outputs:

• Achieve Health Sales target

•Communication to members telephonically via fax and email

•Attending to general administration

•Conduct Financial Needs Analysis

• Achieve quality target

•Overcome objections

•Adhering to service level agreements

Personal attributes and skills

The successful individual will be required to demonstrate the following competencies:

• Target Driven

•Team Player

•Goal orientated

•Self motivated

•Ability to perform under pressure

•Adapt to change



•Sound Time Management

•Self managed

•Attention to detail

•Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge

•Speak fluently (accent neutral) English/Afrikaans

Qualification & Experience

• Matric

• At least 1year sales experience, preferably in an outbound telesales environment

Minimum 1 year health product knowledge, Discovery Health Knowledge is an advantage

• PC literacy, email, word, excel

•Tertiary qualification an advantage

•NQF5 and RE5 qualification


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