FIELD SALES REPRESENTATIVE
We are looking for a competitive field sales representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients. Our salesmen must be dedicated to the upkeep of relationships with existing clients, as well as building new relationships and seeking out new avenues for revenue, so a motivated self-starter would be perfect for this position. The successful salesperson will source new sales opportunities and close sales to achieve quotas. The successful candidate will play a key role in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products and services. They will also research sales competition. As an outside sales representative, or sales agent, an intimate knowledge of Nairobi city and its environs is required. You must be able to familiarize yourself with our products and background, and be able to provide detailed information about the services we offer to clients and our pricing. Salesperson must have excellent communication skills and be prepared to bring any client issues to the company so that we may address them. We prefer someone who is familiar with art and media sales, although any sales experience is a plus.
- Fluency in both English and Kiswahili. Additional Kenyan languages are a plus. • Proven sales experience • Intimate knowledge of Nairobi and its environs • Track record of over-achieving quota • Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management • Computer use competency • Ability to develop sales strategies and use performance KPIs • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills • Self motivated and driven • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
- “Get the sale” using various customer sales methods (door-to-door, cold calling, presentations etc) • Forecast sales, develop “out of the box” sales strategies/models and evaluate their effectiveness • Evaluate customers skills, needs and build productive long lasting relationships • Meet personal and team sales targets • Research accounts and generate or follow through sales leads • Attend meetings, sales events and trainings to keep abreast of the latest developments • Report and provide feedback to management using financial statistical data • Maintain and expand client database within your assigned territory
We are looking for a talented Illustrator to create original pieces of artwork for print and digital publications. Candidates for our artist/illustrator position must be familiar with the Manga style of drawing, as that is our primary market. For this role, you will take part in the telling of stories by collaborating with other illustrators and writers to create character sketches which must be consistent in each illustration and match the background and story of the character. If you can use your creative skills to turn written scripts into appealing comic and manga illustrations, we would like to meet you. Ultimately, you will create illustrations that meet quality standards under ambitious deadlines. Please submit a portfolio of relevant work for review with your application.
- Proven work experience as an Illustrator, or similar role • Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations • Solid knowledge of image editing and digital sketching software, like Photoshop, Manga Studio and others • Drawing skills with an attention to detail (both by hand and digital pen) • Strong aesthetic and conceptual skills • Ability to collaborate and meet deadlines • BSc degree in Design, Visual Arts or relevant qualification
- Prepare rough drafts and sketches according to requirements • Combine hand-drawing and painting with digital illustration to create complete illustrations • Refine designs with illustration software • Use various colors, graphics and effects to better visualize each concept • Define time and budget limitations • Ensure that printed illustrations meet quality and color standards • Brainstorm with the creative team to come up with new ideas and styles • Stay up-to-date with new illustration techniques and software • Take part in the entire illustration process; from the initial sketches to the inking, lettering and coloring, and even to the printing process. • Make constructive recommendations to the creative director