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Marketing Officer Job in Kenya

Our client is a leading FMCG company in Nairobi. A job vacancy exists for a mature marketing officer experienced in FMCG Sales and reporting to the managing director.

Salary: Open to negotiation

Main Purpose of the Job

This role is responsible for identifying and managing sales and marketing opportunities, building an in-depth understanding of client business drivers, and manages the sales process to a successful conclusion. 

The holder should be willing to travel extensively and handle the pressure of meeting sales targets

Main Responsibilities
  • To be able to conduct own initial product and sales presentations, detailed proposal documents, ensuring that the company’s products are matched to the identified clients needs;
  • To listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale;
  • To negotiate the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • To cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Delivery of set volume and revenue targets
  • Provide management with regular market intelligence on competitor activities and overall demand patterns
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual sales plans
  • Analyze sales trends and variances and advise management on appropriate strategies and actions to enable the company meet its objectives
  • Identification of customer needs and solving of customers problems – customer care
  • Establishes and ensures maintenance of good relations with stakeholders both in internally and in the market
  • To speak positively and enthusiastically about the company and its products and services to ensure that a professional company and brand image is provided at all times to customers and colleagues
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a diploma in sales and marketing
  • More than two years experience dealing with FMCG
  • Key Account management experience
  • Proven ability in closing business to business deals
  • Demonstrable self sufficiency, sales leadership, entrepreneurial relationship and business development.
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Sound Commercial awareness
  • Flexible and good planning and organization skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Integrity
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to 

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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