KickStart International Partnership and Sales Officer (Eastern Region) Job in Kitui, Kenya

KickStart International Inc.

Vacant Position: Partnership and Sales Officer, Eastern Region – Kitui
 

KickStart International prides itself in being an award – winning, global nonprofit social enterprise that develops and mass – markets low – cost irrigation solutions that are bought by thousands of small -holder farmers in developing countries and used to increase their income by up to a factor of ten, enabling them to lift themselves sustainably out of poverty.

Role Purpose:

  • Enlist groups of farmers in the designated areas
  • Make all the scheduled visits to each group of farmers as agreed with the group and the supervisor
  • Identify and contact potential partners in the region to get them to buy pumps or to contact KickStart with the farmers they are working with for the purpose of making pump sales to them.
  • Create awareness and convince farmers to purchase MoneyMaker pumps
  • Create and follow up on the prospects to close a sale
  • Create awareness of the Mobile Lay away financial product to farmers
  • Market test various financial and physical products as may be developed by the Innovation Hub.
  • Carry out farm demonstrations to the farmers who desire to understand the pump
  • Ensure that the dealer assigned to them have all the appropriate marketing collaterals
Scope of Role:

Reports to: Partnership and Sales  Regional Manager

Staff directly reporting to this post:  None

Works with: Other Partnership and Sales Officer in the region, Dealers, Partners, Group leaders

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Daily reports on all activities carried out
  • Ensure that all documentation of the areas visited including a Geo-tagged photo are up loaded into the Drop box
  • Ensure that all the sales documentation are made including contracts, guarantee forms are all made and passed on to the supervisor
  • Groups are met on time, according to the schedule and all prospects are recorded
Qualifications and Experience
  • KSCE
  • Certificate in sales and marketing
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;
  • Commitment to KickStart’s values
Skills and Behaviours
  • Experience selling assets to rural markets
  • Experience working with retail markets
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to  hr@kickstart.org quoting the title on the subject line before COB 23rd  February, 2016 
(See www.KickStart.org for more information).

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