Overview

Direct Sales Agent-Metropol TV

Job Summary

To achieves maximum sales profitability, growth, and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products. Personally contact and secure new business accounts and customers for Metropol.

Gross Salary-Ksh. 15,000 plus commission

Job Description/Requirements

Reports to

Business Development Manager-Metropol TV

Direct Reports

None

Key Relationship

Internal – Sales team members

External – Key client contact persons.

WHAT WORK WILL BE DONE IN YOUR ROLE

Innovation Work: To be agreed with the supervisor

Improvement Work: To be discussed and agreed with the supervisor

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the achievement of the sales targets set in an assigned territory
Establish, develop, and maintain business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market or segment to generate new business for Metropol Brands.
Daily Acquisitions of new customers in the assigned territory as per guidelines.
Coordinate sales effort with marketing & sales management team
Analyze the territory/market’s potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customers value to the organization.
Create and manage a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities in order to increase the number of exchanges.
Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment – weekly and monthly itineraries.
Shares with management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.Keep abreast of product applications, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and sales.
Participates in Workshops/trade shows and conventions in order to pitch for potential customers.
Develop and enhance the current customer base through relationship management.
Increase numeric footprint of the brands in the set Industry/Segment and Territory.
Monitor competition by gathering current market information on competitor activities.
Resolve customer complaints in the market by providing workable and achievable solutions.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Skills:

Team player
Self-motivated
Good decision-making skills
Excellent people skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good analytical skills
Good planning and organizational skills
Networking skills
Professionalism/Integrity
Time management
Education, Qualifications & Experience:

Possession of a post-secondary degree/Diploma in Sales/Marketing/ Economics or any other related courses.
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
Must possess 2-3 years of sales experience in the FMCG industry/Finance sector.
Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good understanding of entrepreneurial and commercial objectives
Knowledge of sales strategies and concepts
Good understanding of developing sales reports
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Valid driver’s license.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Meet sales targets.
Increase the number of active accounts.
Increase product visibility
Any other as discussed with your supervisor

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About Metropol Corporation Ltd

Metropol was established in Kenya in 1996 as a business Information and credit management company. In 2006 Metropol partnered with GCR to provide credit rating services that enable corporates to raise capital and meet their financing needs. Metropol is also licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya to provide Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Services to ALL banks in Kenya. Our CRB services leverage full-file credit information sharing and alternative data sources from MFIs, SACCOs, HELB, Utilities, Mobile phone companies and providers of goods and services on credit to help customers improve their access to finance and increase the credit providers’ capacity to lend profitably to more customers. We support Credit providers in managing Credit Risk throughout the credit life cycle in order to increase efficiency and lower risk of default and thus maximize profit. At the same time, we provide the credit consumer with tools that will help negotiate favorable terms when applying and managing their credit. In that way, we provide a Total Customer Solution.