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Sales Executive - Nyanza Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation ((JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships.

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.

In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the top publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider in Kenya

The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced and self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title:
 Sales Executive, Nyanza
One Position (Re-advertisement)

Job Ref: JKF/HR/SM/2011/004

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager, the position holder will be responsible for sales activities that create demand for JKF titles within these regions.

Key responsibilities
  • Monitor competitors’ activities and provide necessary feedback.
  • Carry out promotion activities with a view to creating demand for JKF titles.
  • Cover the entire sales territory and give regular reports detailing sales activities
  • Conduct seminars and workshops to promote JKF titles within his/her territory
  • Liaise and co-ordinate all activities between JKF and education officials
  • Carry out research to determine areas of improvement
  • Develop customer relationships from call to repeat orders
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Education or related discipline.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Diploma in Marketing or Entrepreneurship will be an added advantage
  • Management training from a reputable institution will be an added advantage
  • Strategic leadership training from a reputable institution will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication, negotiation skills, inter-personal relations and team building skills.
  • At least 3 years experience in a competitive sales environment.
  • At least 2 years accident free driving experience with valid driving license

The above position is permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Form’

The Forms are available on our website:

Please note that the Application Form should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the Application Form is 21st July, 2011.

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