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Sales Executive Job in Kenya

Position: Sales Executive
Reporting To:
 Sales and Marketing Manager

Job Objective
Our client, a leading supplier of tableware and light catering equipment to hotels, restaurants and catering institutions is seeking to build a strong team of talented and devoted individuals to sell and market their product to customers and at the same time establish plans and strategies to expand their customer base in marketing to customer`s full satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine the needs of the customer and show them the range of products available.
  • Introduce new products to prospective buyers in the hospitality industry.
  • Inform the production manager of frequent enquiries for products not available in stock.
  • Report all customer complaints in writing and follow up until action is taken.
  • Ensure all items are clearly and correctly labeled.
  • Conduct market research to investigate clients’ specific needs and organizational requirements in order to determine market demand.
  • Apply information gathered from investigation and already gained product knowledge to meet the needs of the clients.
  • Create and maintain a good customer – company relationship by meeting all customer specifications, provide necessary product information to them and answer any forthcoming questions.
  • Make follow ups on new and existing customers with an aim of winning new business opportunities.
  • Maintain full awareness of current trade activity within the hospitality industry.
  • Assist with regular stock checks and periodic stock takes.
  • Respond to general customer enquiries received by phone or in person.
  • Ensure any issues concerning customer care are reported to the Sales Manager.
  • Inform on new products and services as well as opportunities in the market.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management.
Person Specification
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Very presentable, neat and organized.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Proven excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills, including word-processing, email, internet, spreadsheets
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to be both a self-starter and to work as part of a team
  • Proven reliability.
Job Specification
  • Minimum diploma in Sales and Marketing from a reputable institution
  • Any experience in Hospitality Industry will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum two (2) year experience as a sales person in the Household and Catering Supplies industry.
ONLY candidates fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email
  • their detailed CVs,
  • indicating your availability and
  • expected salary
Via email to ‘’. 

Indicate SALES EXECUTIVE on the subject line.  

Deadline for application is 22nd March 2013

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