FMCG Company Area Sales Representative Job

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Our client is one of Kenya’s FMCG companies who have since their incorporation introduced a variety of products distributed across a variety of channels including institutions, supermarkets, wholesalers and other retail outlets
They are looking to recruit a competent and dynamic Area Sales Representative to grow business through gaining new customers and retaining existing accounts
Salary: 50K
 

 

Responsibilities
  • Prospecting for new business via general and modern trade channels so as to generate revenue for the company.
  • Managing and servicing selected key customers and distributors in a defined territory or region.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with intermediaries and existing customers.
  • Introducing new products and promoting them through regular visits and frequent communication to distributors, wholesalers and retailers.
  • Managing and supporting wholesalers and retailers in allocated regions.
  • Exploring new avenues of business development apart from retail
  • Providing management with market feedback and intelligence.
  • Monitoring and reporting on performance against agreed sales and retention targets.
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sales & Marketing or related/ Diploma in Sales & Marketing.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in field sales.
  • Prior experience of managing wholesalers is a must
  • Background in FMCG is an added advantage.
  • Good at planning & implementing given sales strategy.
  • Excellent planning, organizing and customer handling skills.
  • Must be a relationship builder.
  • Able to communicate  fluently in  English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to work under a high pressure environment

 

How to Apply

  Send your application including a cover letter and detailed CV, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to:
Adept Systems
Management Consultants P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100 Email: [email protected] short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

 

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