Sales Executive

Confidential

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A consulting firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Responsibilities

  • Strategizes/preplans on how best to achieve sales and merchandising objectives by understanding company pricing and product programming information on a monthly basis and maintaining accurate historical account purchase information.
  • Calls on accounts and covers daily routes by creating an established and efficient routing pattern.
  • Analyzes entire account base by visiting each account and identifying opportunities; completes all necessary surveys and ensures national account compliance where applicable.
  • Prepares and delivers professional sales presentations to customers by balancing the company’s priorities and customers’ needs to include selling display ideas, new products, cold box, shelf, well and back bar placements and resets, drink and wine lists, and promotions.
  • Understands and works with management on inventory levels by being aware of current inventory and out of stock situations and by alerting management to possible fluctuations in demand.
  • Attains standards of performance goals by achieving the distribution, volume and activity goals of supplier brands as set by management.
  • Ensures maximum brand visibility within accounts by maintaining account standards as determined by management and using effective and current point of sale materials when appropriate.
  • Maintains product levels in accounts by taking inventory and restocking shelves (where legally permissable).
  • Obtains payments for company by collecting and delivering checks or other remittance from accounts where legally permissible.
  • Educates account staff on priority brands by administering educational staff training seminars.
  • Supports account openings by developing opening orders for new accounts in collaboration with Sales Manager.
  • Manages customer account receivables by timely processing of credits and returns and communicating with accounts on aged receivables.
  • Services accounts by delivering products to customers in extenuating circumstances, handling customer issues and complaints and referring these issues, as appropriate to management.
  • Maintains professional relationships with all suppliers by participating in effective supplier work with sales calls, and sales blitzes.
  • Remains informed of company/supplier activities and updates by attending and actively participating in weekly sales meetings.
  • Completes all necessary training programs by attending, participating, and passing all required tests as defined by management. (e.g. WSSM, TOPS, FOCUS MARKETING, SFA).
  • Maintains professional and industry knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • We need a highly social personality, who probably knows most of the top event organiser – or can climb her way to meet them or know them. 
  • Someone who parties a lot and probably knows most of the city or country big shots – probably have served as a club PR before, or who have worked with a very big event management company

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Application Deadline

2 months from now