Start-up Company Sales Intern Job in Kenya

Jun 15, 2017

Vacancy: Sales Intern

Client Summary: Our client is a start-up company in Kenya working with smallholder farmers to improve production and increase efficiency through the use of new modern technologies.

Job Summary
  • Create demand and brand awareness by product promotion, demonstrations and trials;
  • Coordinate and present at retail and grower meetings, and conduct on-farm product trials;
  • Demonstrate the value of the clients product line versus conventional market products;
  • Implement donor funded projects of the clients products and services within the Counties of Nairobi, Nyeri, Kericho, Kiambu Eldoret, Nakuru and Bomet;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing customers, growers, retailers, crop consultants, and colleges/Universities;
  • Support sales programs within assigned territory/accounts;
  • Develop new prospects and interact with customers to increase sales of products in order to meet and exceed sales goals;
  • Assure customer satisfaction and proper product knowledge;
  • Monitor competitive activity and trends;
  • Keep records and prepare reports on sales activities as required;
  • Maintain continuing education on marketing techniques, products and services;
  • Provide training to Greenhouses employees and customers as needed;
  • Initiate trials that support marketing;
  • Represent the client at local and regional meetings and trade shows;
  • Research and respond to technical inquiries by consulting with internal and industry specialists in order to resolve any potential issues or question.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Sales and Marketing;
  • At least previous internship experience;
  • Knowledge of DFID, USAID and UKAID reporting will be an added advantage;
Competencies
  • Ability to work with teams;
  • Highly developed customer service skills;
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply

Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2841”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2841 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx.

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Monday, 19th June 2017





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