Sales and Marketing Executive
Talents And Skills Africa Consulting
Lagos
4d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Ikeja, Lagos

Employment Type : Full-time

Job Description

We are recruiting for candidates with zeal and passion for SALES to drive our business forward. As well as approaching potential customers with the aim of winning new business, you’ll strive to maintain good relationships with existing clients, gaining repeat business wherever possible.

Responsibilities

As a sales executive, your duties will differ if you’re working in B2B or B2C sales.

In B2B sales, you’ll need to :

Build good working relationships

Understand the needs of your business customers

Research the market and related products

Present the product or service favorably and in a structured professional way face-to-face.

In B2C sales, your responsibilities include :

Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale

Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails

Cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business

Respond to incoming email and phone inquiries

Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets

Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales

Gather market and customer information

Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy

Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions

Create detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer

Check the quantities of goods on display and in stock

Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations.

For both roles, you’ll be required to :

Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers

Liaise with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders

Record sales and order information, sending copies to the sales office, or entering figures into a computer system

Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations

Feed future buying trends back to employers

Review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets

Attend team meetings and share best practices with colleagues.

Qualifications

Candidates should possess a minimum of H.N.D

2 years of working experience in field marketing / sales.

Skills :

You’ll need to have :

The ability and desire to sell

Excellent communication skills

A positive, confident and determined approach

Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection

A high degree of self-motivation and ambition

The skills to work both independently and as part of a team

The capability to flourish in a competitive environment

A good level of numeracy

Training

We will be offering extensive on-the-job training within 3 weeks of joining. Also available is a mentorship program with a qualified sales and business development expert in the first 3 months of the job.

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