Book Sales Representatives Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Book Sales Representative

We are looking for suitable candidates to fill regional positions in Kenya on a contract and commission basis, graduating to permanent terms upon proof of performance.

Our areas of focus are Nairobi, Eldoret, Thika, Nakuru, Kisii, Mombasa,Kirinyaga, Kitui and Wote metropolitan areas.

Company Profile: We are a broad based educational company involved in book publishing, educational consultancy, strategy mapping, printing and book distribution.

We are a leading supplier of differentiated quality educational products in the East African marketplace.

Job Purpose: It entails meeting business goals and working to achieve long term growth of book products in public and private schools in Kenya.

The candidate will liase with bookshops and form a network for purposes of reaching and surpassing targets. It will call for great ingenuity and resilience as they pursue leads and mature them into orders.

Job Description:

You will be expected to:

  • Market and undertake sales activities to ensure that targets are met and performance targets maintained.
  • Develop work programmes and schedules
  • Collect payments for goods not paid for
  • Advice management on new areas of sales improvement.
  • Participate in the preparation of sales annual budgets in consultation with the Chief Sales Officer.
  • Monitor competition activities and advise the company on counter strategies.
  • Apply the policy and criteria for credit customers
  • Prepare periodic reports on sales activities and performance targets

Education & Experience:

  • Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in a Business course or a marketing related field
  • Work Experience: 3+ years of experience in direct sales and willing to learn.
  • Should be willing to relocate to any part of the country

Special Skills:

  • Personal skills
  • Results oriented
  • Customer oriented
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Enjoys working in a team and reporting on their activities
  • Able to work with autonomy and willing to travel intensively on business
  • Able to prioritize
  • Assertive and takes initiative to make things happen

Sound like a job for you?

How to work with us?

Life at our organisation means forming a relationship and collaborating with dedicated professionals in a vibrant environment.

Apply by sending your CV and Cover letter in word or PDF format to with the position as the subject on or before 10th January 2018.

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