Director of Sales & Marketing

SocketWorks Nigeria Limited

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Our company is an ICT firm based in Lagos which provides IT solutions to Higher educational institutions and the Government. 


Job responsibilities:

  • Lead effort to push company sales to potential clients to increase estimated target set by management.
  • Establishes sales and marketing objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for units, projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
  • Develops and implements strategic marketing plans and sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate objectives for products and services.
  • Develops and manages sales/marketing operating budgets.
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets.
  • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to executive management.
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.
  • Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals.
  • Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Assists other departments within organization to prepare manuals and technical publications.
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.
  • Directs product research and development


Job Requirement

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Software product management acumen
  • Must have sales and marketing experience in a software company 
  • Deep marketing expertise in market & customer insights, product commercialization and branding
  • Minimum 10  years experience in sales & marketing
  • Influencing skills – ability to motivate individuals and demonstrate organizational influence
  • Strong analytical and process skills
  • Leadership skills to lead teams and shape/lead growth vision and marketing strategy
  • Prior experience in performance and result 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Innovation – develop new ideas through collaboration and execute on creative ideas


Interested candidates should please send their CV


Applicants shouldn’t be less than 36 years old. 



SocketWorks Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Sales/Business Development

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years