Sales Officer in Mwingi at KickStart International

On Friday, January 24th, 2014
KickStart International is looking for entrepreneurial, pro-active, self-driven Sales Officer in Eastern Region to be based in Mwingi.
If you enjoy working closely with farmers and community based organizations, has desire to expand your sales & marketing knowledge, find field work exciting, and pride yourself on working with minimal supervision, this is the job for you! 
Minimum education requirement is a Form Four Certificate with experience in farming. 

Experience in sales and marketing and ability to speak the local language will be an added advantage.

Key Accountabilities will include the following:
  • Develop work plans to support sales activities in conjunction with the Regional Manager and meet the agreed upon Sales Target on a monthly basis
  • Record all prospects in the prospects book; upload weekly onto the Hot Prospect System and follow up on clients from the referral list with a view of converting to a sale
  • Provide timely feedback on planned and on-going activities as required
  • Implement all sales and marketing strategies agreed upon by KE Program
  • Pass the marketing campaign messages to customers by aggressively distributing fliers/coupons
  • Train/inform farmers on the importance of farming as a business with an aim of converting them to be MoneyMaker pump users/beneficiaries
  • Manage the assigned dealers by availing all the information and advising them on ways of improving sales and productivity
  • Manage and ensure the demo pumps and kit are in good condition
  • Register customers on available Financial Services e.g Tone kwa Tone or Rent 2 Own and follow up with registered customers for financial services to ensure completion
  • Ensure marketing collaterals at the dealer shop are in good condition
  • Collaborate with Government Ministries, Institutions and CBOs in the county with a view of selling to pumps to beneficiaries or for partnerships
  • Ensure the guarantee forms are correctly filled and sent back to HQ on time
Terms of Employment: The job will be salaried plus Commissions

KickStart International prides itself in being an award-winning, global nonprofit social enterprise that develops and mass- markets low-cost irrigation solutions that are bought by thousands of small-holder farmers in developing countries and used to increase their income by up to a factor of ten, enabling them to lift themselves sustainably out of poverty.

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If you feel you are the right candidate for this job, please send your CV and Cover letter to [email protected] quoting the position title on the subject line by COB Wednesday 29th January 2014.   
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