Area Sales Manager

Workforce Group

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Workforce group - Our client, a Bakery and Fast food company with her office in Lagos is looking to recruit ambitious, hard-working people with a passion for excellence and a proven track record in delivering great customer service in a competitive marketplace into the vacant position above.

Job Summary

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for achieving budgeted sales and profitability goals within the framework of Company’s overall business objectives.
  • Specifically, the incumbent will call on prospective and current customers in the bakery and fast-food channel, present products, perform demonstrations, make presentations and secure orders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.
  • Move around the assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talks with customers by phone.
  • Displays or demonstrates the product, either directly or with the help of a sales officers, and emphasizes salable features.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • Estimates date of delivery to the customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
  • Works with inside marketing assistant to keep account activities and literature up to date.
  • Enters new customer data and other market data for current customers into a computer database using excel
  • Develop and maintain relationships with purchasing contacts.
  • Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.
  • Attends and/or makes presentations at trade shows and other locations.

Job Requirements

  • HND/BSc in Marketing, Business Administration or in other related fields
  • 4years experience in Sales/Outlet management
  • Outlet Management experience in Hospitality will be an added advantage
  • Excellent Knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Note:

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV's using ‘Area Sales Manager’ as the subject of the mail.

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Summary

Company

Workforce Group

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

3 - 5 years