Sales and Marketing Agents

Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a medium-size civil works and construction company in Kampala, Uganda with a focus in all aspects of civil works, specializing in construction, reconstruction and maintenance, drainage and site works for residential and commercial building developments, pipework, electrical installation and interior design is seeking to recruit Sales and Marketing Agents.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Sales & Marketing Agents must be self-motivated individuals, organized, with good rapport and selling skills with ability to close sales, boost our client’s customer base and find new leads for potential customers in the building and construction industry.  These agents shall also present the benefits of our client’s products and services to its prospective customers and help the clients understand how these products can enhance their everyday lives.

The agents shall be paid a maintenance allowance on a weekly basis during the first 3 months and thereafter the earnings will be based on commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attract and contact potential customers by answering product and service questions through use of promotional materials like brochures, business card, answering to phone calls and emails
  • Determine customer needs and offer product or service solutions and support
  • Deliver customized, targeted sales strategies by upselling
  • Recommend potential products or services to management by collecting customer information and analyzing customer needs
  • Close sales and lead customer through the purchasing process
  • Research potential leads from business directories, web searches, or digital resources
  • Maintain a record of calls through our computerized system
  • Create and maintain a database of prospective clients and share with the company
  • Performing cost-benefit analyses of existing and potential customers
  • Maintaining positive business relationships to ensure future sales

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Diploma or Undergraduate degree in Marketing, Business Management or a related course
  • 1+ years of sales experience preferred with a demonstrated successful sales record
  • In-depth understanding of company services and its position in the industry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications and curriculum vitae to before or by close of business of 19th July 2021.

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