Sales and Marketing Representatives (Business Development) Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Sales and Marketing Representative (Business Development)
Number of Positions: Various
Closing Date: January 2014
Start Date: Successful candidates will start immediately.
Location: Nairobi (future positions in other counties)
Company: Jina Langu Limited

The role: This is an exciting opportunity for driven and commercially focussed graduates to join our fast-paced business in our Sales function. 

You will take on a role with real responsibility from day one. As a sales representative, you will undertake various tasks as detailed in the Job description below.

In return for your commitment, we will offer you a fixed allowance for transport, airtime and internet to begin with as well as a highly competitive commission based pay. 
We will also offer you first-class mentoring from senior managers within our senior team, who will guide and support you throughout.
We also encourage you to study towards a higher qualification at a local college of your choice. 
Together, this will accelerate your development and equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge for a fantastic career in Sales and Marketing.
Once you have proven your expertise in all areas of Sales and Marketing, you will be eligible to be offered the opportunity to progress to a senior Marketing role within the business
What we’re looking for in you:
We’re looking for future leaders, and it’s important to us that you’ve proven your drive to be world class. As such, you’ll already have a Degree or a higher diploma, preferably in Marketing, business or a related field.
The candidate should have at least one year experience in sales.
We are also interested in receiving your application if your Diploma or degree is in a different discipline, as long as you can demonstrate your interest and commitment to a career in Sales and Marketing.
Personality is also important to us; we’re looking for dynamic, ambitious, resilient graduates with fantastic people skills. 
You’ll be working closely with a range of people across all areas of the business, from our Directors, other team members, existing clients as well as pitching for business to new clientele. 
It is therefore of great importance that you are well informed, confident, an effective communicator, adaptable and possess strong interpersonal skills.
What we can offer:
  • A Salary-Base pay
  • Basic allowance for transport, phone and internet use as well as a Highly competitive commission based pay (Based on sales volume)
  • Approval to study part time towards a course of your choice
  • Planned days off
  • An opportunity to build a career within Sales and Marketing
  • Access to multiple events
Client Service Responsibilities:
  • To identify opportunities and pitch the company’s products and services to new clients in order to increase sales.
  • Create a weekly plan and keep this updated by following up accounts or closing dead leads.
  • Explain qualities and value add that our products provide.
  • Meet all delivery deadlines as agreed upon with the customer & follow up on payments.
  • Responsible for all client communication, conflict resolution and client deliverables.
  • Monitor any contract and renewals for new work and for existing clients.
  • Ensure that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the Managing Director of any significant concerns.
  • Should have a deep understanding of company’s capabilities, service, and effectively communicate all information to the client as well as upsell.
  • Work closely with the rest of the team to avoid duplication of tasks; work Smart
  • Review all deliverables to ensure quality standards and client expectations are met and delivered on time.
  • Conduct weekly review of sales activities to enhance the strategy, sales tactics and identify development potential to maximize the profit of the organization and client satisfaction.
  • Develop relationships with clients and ask for their feedbacks for purpose of enhancing the quality of service.
  • Receive and answer the client’s questions and ensure their problems are resolved.
  • Develop an account strategy and customer contact plan for owned accounts.
  • Build, retain and expand customer relationships using e-marketing, telephone and personal visits.
  • Identify tenders together with the marketing team, apply and follow up.
  • Assist with the preparation of contractual agreements and ensure that these are fully adhered to.
  • Ensure that all income is efficiently recorded using the organization’s system.
  • Prepare presentations, reports and proposals.
  • Reporting to the senior sales management on sales made and the marketability of goods and services.
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