Fresher Sales Representative Job Vacancies – SON Fish Farm Ltd

 

Job Title:        Sales Representative

Organization: SON Fish Farm Ltd

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

SON Fish Farm Ltd is
an established commercial tilapia fish farm, incorporated in 2005, as a Limited
company, the pioneer cage fish farming on Lake Victoria and started operations
in 2006. SON Fish Farm has its own hatchery for tilapia seed production, using
earthen ponds, the grow out is done exclusively in cages, located in Lake
Victoria. It sales and distributes whole round fresh Tilapia fish in Kenya,
Uganda and Rwanda, as Lake Harvest brand. SON is part of Lake Harvest Group,
with other operations in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana and South
Africa. It is located in Bugungu Prison, Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District
and employs over 100 staff directly and over 1000 people indirectly through
fish trading and supply of farm inputs, across East Africa.

 

Job Summary:  The Sales Representatives will be the direct
point of contact with a customer by increasing sales, selling company product,
and marketing strategy and in charge of ensuring a customer’s needs and
expectations are met. S/He should know and understand the product inside and
out and guide their customers through the purchase process efficiently and
satisfactorily.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       
Promoting
and selling the company’s products to realize revenue.

·       
Submit
monthly reports to the Supervisor.

·       
Carry
out sales, sourcing activities; Present, promote and sell products/services to
existing and prospective customers.

·       
Maintain
working relationships with existing clients to ensure exceptional service and
identification of potential new sales opportunities.

·       
Developing
and implementing sales and marketing strategies.

·       
Proactively
seeking ways to drive and streamline daily marketing processes and procedures
that supports high performance.

·       
Be part
of concept development in relation to the market and sales trends, consumer
demographics, preferences, needs and buying habits in the fish industry.

·       
Reach
out to customer leads through direct visits and develop their portfolio.

·       
Expedite
the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction

·       
Achieve
agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule.

·       
Prepare
periodic reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities
and potential for new product and submit to the Sales and marketing supervisor.

·       
Building
and maintaining relationships with the new and existing clients.

·       
Gathering
Market, Customer and Competitor information.

·       
Identify
and grow opportunities within assigned territory to achieve set sales targets

·       
Keep
track of all customers and preferences by serving as the main contact liaison
and maintaining clear customer contacts in a database.

·       
Ensure
optimal customer experience through service given and follow up on all
inquiries

·       
Ensure
the shop is kept clean and neat.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Commerce or related
discipline with a bias in sales/ marketing; minimum diploma in a
business-related course.

·       
A
minimum of two years’ experience in selling and marketing.

·       
Previous
experience in working in a demanding sales environment, where sales targets are
a key performance indicator

·       
Computer
literacy i.e. Proficiency in MS Office (Word and Excel) in order to set up
periodically performance and progress reports

·       
Should
have a proven ability to achieve and surpass sales targets.

·       
Excellent
customer service skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to
multi-task.

·       
Excellent
verbal, written communication and presentation skills are required.

·       
Self-motivated
and creative personality

·       
Disciplined
and work with minimal supervision

·       
Honest
and transparent person

·       
Strategic
thinker who possesses solid business acumen and is able to organize and manage
multiple priorities.

·       
Highly
motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales.

·       
Prioritizing
and time management.

·       
Relationship
management skills and openness to feedback

·       
Strong
analytic skills, including ability to independently conduct fish market
research

·       
Team
player

·       
Ability
to balance persuasion with professionalism

·       
Strong communication
and negotiation skills.

·       
Planning
and organizational ability to manage urgency

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV with necessary supporting documents only to
anasasiiri@lakeharvest.com. Please indicate “SALES REPRESENTATIVE” in the subject line. Only
selected candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted.

 

Deadline:  2nd October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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