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Double Edge Solutions is a dynamic company with a vision to provide excellent services and bring new global technologies at your doorstep. D.E.S has been associated with and successfully provided software and network consultancy (Local and Wide Area Networks), structured cabling solutions, wireless networking, unified communications, WAN optimization, surveillance, enterprise storage, security, UPS & battery backups, specialized training for ICT experts .

Job: 
Sales and Marketing

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Responsibilities:
  • listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • gathering market and customer information;
  • representing the organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • checking quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office, or entering into a computer system;
  • reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • Attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
  • Developing strategy, tactics, sales plans and profit targets.
  • Delivering sales by developing relationships with retail partners, managing all strategic alliances/partnerships, identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets.
  • Achieving targets for revenue, profitability and sales growth.
  • Differentiate the Company from competitors
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Candidates having knowledge of IT - services would be preferable
  • Minimum 2 years experience in the fields of Marketing and Sales
  • Professional certification in Marketing or a relevant business qualification
  • At least 24 years of age
  • Willing to work in a very competitive industry
  • Proven experience of meeting and exceeding sales target
  • Presentable, dynamic and with leadership skills
  • Team player with excellent communication, analytical and social skills
  • Good marketing, selling and public relations skills
If your background, experience, competence match the above specifications, please send your application and a detailed C.V. quoting the position applied on the application letter.

Include your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to:
 
How to apply: Please send applications online to careers@double-edge.co.ke not later than 8th Dec 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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