Sales Executive for Houst | Hybrid CT (R23 000 p/m)


⭐️We’re Houst. A professional management service for properties. Our mission is to make hosting on websites hassle-free for everyone using technology to disrupt the short-term accommodation sector. We’ve grown fast. Since launching in 2015, we’ve partnered with thousands of happy hosts, helping them to make important earnings. The business has now expanded worldwide – we’re operating in over 20 cities globally, from Auckland to Lisbon, and there’s a lot more to come. From holidaymakers to full-time landlords, host happiness is central to everything we do.

⭐️About the Role: Your job as Sales Executive at Houst is to diligently demystify the product using exceptional and confident phone manner. You are a positive and energetic person that enjoys a fast-paced and varied job looking to achieve monthly individual and team targets. You will be selling primarily into the UK market.You will have a natural ability to understand the needs of prospects so that you can put forward a compelling pitch, making the value of Houst clear to every customer from the very beginning. Organisation and efficiency are key skills in this role as you will deal with different clients and manage the sales process from lead to sign.

You will be numbers driven and motivated by the thought of helping take a global market leading to even higher heights through new homes acquisition.

Job duties:

  • Efficiently manage your own inbound sales pipeline
  • Fielding enquiries from prospective clients with efficiency
  • Making calls to further qualify sales leads and pitch the Houst product
  • Maintaining a high call to sign conversion rate
  • Building your own outbound flow & comfortable cold calling
  • Working with other teams to ensure smooth onboarding process


  • 3 – 5 years Sales experience
  • High level of communication skills; in person, on the phone and written.
  • Naturally competitive
  • Is excited about using new technology to transform an industry
  • Sales or client-facing experience (required)
  • Experience working with Close (CRM) would be an advantage
  • Sales within the property industry would be an advantage but not required
  • Willing to work the occasional Saturday mornings (on a rota within the team)


  • 23 days paid holidays + public holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Access to our Co-Working Office Space in Kloof Street, Cape Town
  • An extra day off for your birthday – because who wants to work on their birthday?
  • Enviable company culture – we’ve put time into getting our work culture just right. Regular team social events, company-wide recognition of outstanding work.
  • Regular team social events (both in person and virtual)
  • Company-wide recognition of outstanding work
  • Opportunities to innovate
  • Laptop – For business use
  • 23-29k ZAR Base per month + Commission

At Houst, we embrace diversity and inclusion as fundamental pillars of our workplace culture. We believe that a diverse team fosters creativity, innovation, and success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and has equal opportunities to contribute and succeed.

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