Product Specialist

MainOne Cable Nigeria

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MainOne's success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business. A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you'll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

Responsibilities

  • The Product Specialist will be responsible for providing the sales team with the necessary product expertise to enable them sell the product.
  • This involves printed and electronic promotional material, FAQs, presentations, product training, and relevant papers. He/She will be responsible for reviewing product data to ensure the Sales Team is kept up to date on new developments regarding the companies or competitors’ products.

Other responsibilities include;

  • Recommend value added services to drive customer retention.
  • Ensure the maintenance of updated records in the Customer Database.
  • Identify and qualify opportunities for new business, products and services.
  • Provide marketing support and / or assistance to other team members on product solutions
  • Define and direct marketing programs for demand creation, lead generation and interface for lead tracking and management.
  • Direct market research and intelligence gathering efforts to assess customer response to/ requirements for new products. Either conduct this research with Main One’s resources or manage an agency.
  • Act as point of first reference for all product related enquiries and work collaboratively with colleagues in Sales, Marketing Communications and Technical Solutions to address any issues that may arise.
  • Assist with the development of Go-To-Market plans and provide content for advertising, promotion and sales aids in accordance with the annual marketing plan.

Job Requirement:

  • 5-10 years relevant experience with about 3-5years in Products Development/Marketing or Business Development.

Competencies:

  • Negotiating Skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Research & writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Entrepreneurial Inclined
  • Relationship Management
  • Project Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Research oriented and innovative
  • Technical & Professional proficiency
  • Commendable Telecom Industry knowledge
  • Technical background + Business Management skills
  • Knowledge of Business/Products Development and or Marketing

Demand on the Job:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines;

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Summary

Company

MainOne Cable Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years