Sales Jobs at Natkos Distributors Ltd, Zambeef Products Plc, Chitambo Agro Processing Limited and Private

Deadline of this Job: 20 October 2022
Sales Executives
Duties and Responsibilities

• Identify new opportunities
• Development of new clients relationship
• Taking the lead in managing client relationship and ensure that management team are kept informed of marketing opportunities and business development.
• Ensure that you are well equipped with marketing strategies.
• Developing marketing strategies to maximize utilization of company equipment and capabilities.
• Liaise with clients to ensure that all necessary information is obtained in order to fulfill and exceed their expectations.
• Ensure that customer’s satisfaction is upheld on a daily basis.
• Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

• Grade 12 certificate
• Certificate or diploma in Sales and Marketing.
• Minimum of one year working experience
• Good written and spoken English
• Valid driver’s license
• Proficient in IT

Deadline of this Job: 25 October 2022
The successful candidate will be responsible for the below:
• Service walk in and existing customers in a pleasant and professional manner
• Respond to customers via calls, emails or in person
• Support Sales Assistant Manager & Field Sales Executives when required
• Process customer invoices, credit notes, receipts and record all customer payments on CTNS and Pastel as per company procedure.
• Process Walk in, Credit Invoices and other invoices as per Company Procedures.
• Report and follow through with customer feedback.
• Inform customers of new products and price changes
• Assist in monthly sales reports in the absence of Sales Assistant Manager.
• Work with stores & Sales Assistant Manager to determine stock to be included in the production freeze and attend weekly production freeze meetings.
• Maintain and update daily pending orders
• Participate in shows, Trade fairs and marketing events when required
• Take part in quality control meetings
• Any other duties assigned

• Grade 12 certificate
• Certificate in Sales and Marketing
• One-year job experience
• Good written and spoken English
• Computer Literate with strong excel skills

• Timely monthly and weekly reporting
• Customer Service orientated
• Strong verbal / analytical reasoning ability
• Ability to self-manage workload and work independently
• Detail-orientated with the technical aptitude and ability to perform tasks accurately and comprehensively
• Results driven, bias for action and a passion for excellence
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with external customers, management and all levels of associates

Deadline of this Job: 20 October 2022
Job Purpose
Chitambo Agro Processing Limited (the “Company”) is a greenfield project that is owned by the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”) in partnership with the Chitambo District Cooperative Union (CDCU).
The Company has invested in a cassava processing plant for the production of cassava meal, starch, and animal feed for the local and regional markets.

Key Responsibilities
• Coordinate corporate communications.
• Liaise with IT on the management of the organization’s social media platforms and website.
• Exploit new market/new customer while in the field.
• Provide feedback on market trends and forces.
• Provide input on the price structure to management based on prevailing trends.
• Organize customer meetings under the guidance of marketing officer/ commercial manager.
• Ensure proper deliveries to customer.
• Coordinate delivery routes and schedules.
• Plan, prepare and manage the publication and distribution of publicity materials.
• Devise marketing campaigns
• Organise a calendar of marketing events, such as dinners, promotions, exhibitions, product launches, workshops, open days, or fundraising activities.
• Represent the company at events.
• Undertake market research and establish the best way to reach target groups.
• Write, edit, and proofread marketing material for use in different channels.
• Develop and communicate through the organisation’s CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system.
• Coordinate with outside agencies, for example designers, to produce marketing material such as stationery and web pages.
• Line manages a marketing assistant or coordinator.
• Analyse the impact of marketing campaigns and prepare measurement reports.
• Write press releases and communicate with the media.
• Facilitate cold and warm calls to prospective leads, schedule and follow through on calls with leads and current customers.
• Answer all lead and customer questions accurately, prioritize and escalate lead and customer questions as needed.
• Promote specific products as directed by upper management.
• Inform leads and customer of current promotion and discounts.
• Maintain positive business and customer relationships in the effort to extend customer lifetime value.
• Develop strategies for more effective sales, both individually and as part of a team.
• Track all appointments sales status reports, for manager review.
• Perform cost benefit analysis for prospective customers and advise on appropriate purchase option.
• Builds business by identifying and selling prospects, maintaining relationships with clients.
• Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry, researching, and analysing sales options.
• Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects, recommending solutions.
• Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
• Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
• Prepares reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information.
• Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
1. Grade 12 certificate.
2. Diploma in Marketing or relevant field.
3. Minimum of Five (5) years’ work experience in similar position.
4. Member of Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM).

Competencies required for this Role
Only qualified and interested applicants who are willing to work in Chitambo District of Central Province of Zambia should submit their application letter, updated Curriculum Vitae, Traceable References, copies of qualifications, and national registration card (NRC).
If contacted for tests and/or job interviews, please take with you your original NRC, qualifications, and any supporting documents in your possession.

Deadline of this Job: 20 October 2022
• 3 years experience in Sales in the construction industry
• Full grade 12 certificate with credits in Mathematics & English

Other Requirements:
• Certificate in Microsoft Office package
• Knowledge of interior & exterior home décor, relative to hotels, lodges, hospitals
• Should be able to grasp knowledge quickly & be able to suggest various options to customers
• Basic understanding of measurements and use of measuring tapes/devices.