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24 Sep 2014

Sales and Marketing Person Job in Kenya

We are seeking an exceptional sales and marketing person.

A successful candidate will need to thrive in a fast-faced, deadline-driven environment, take ownership of their work, have great collaboration skills, and a positive attitude.

He/She must possess strong communication skills, great attention to detail and extensive experience presenting to clients.

She will be the one presenting the company to the clients and selling the products.

Qualifications

  • Business degree / Diploma certificate with specialization in Administration / Office Management / Sales and marketing/customer service or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year and above working experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to exercise initiative, and work independently
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality
  • Proven experience in customer service
  • Team player

Duties and Responsibilities

  • listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • gathering market and customer information;
  • representing their company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • checking the quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office, or entering figures into a computer system;
  • reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • gaining a clear understanding of customers’ businesses and requirements;
  • making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.

Apply for this position by sending your application letter cv and testimonial certificates to jobs@nickcreations.co.ke

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