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Sales Executive Opportunity || East Africa's Leading Promotional Product Company

Application deadline 23. Jun
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Business / Employer name
Rocket Products (TZ) Ltd
Company Industry
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
2 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Who We Are

ROCKET is a supplier of the widest selection of promotional products in Africa. With offices in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Mauritius, Rocket is a market leader in the supply of top-quality POS items and marketing merchandise. The company’s clients are the major brands across Africa.

Position Summary

ROCKET is seeking a talented individual to engage with its clients in the Dar es Salaam office under the position of Sales Executive. This person should have 2+ years of working experience in sales, be an excellent communicator, and have the creative competency to develop tailored client product pitches. The Sales Executive will be the face of the company, so the individual must have a likable personality, fresh ideas, and a motivation to serve clients effectively and consistently. The role will involve 50-70% of the time in the field meeting with clients and 30-50% of the time in the office creating proposals, researching products, and communicating with clients. The Sales Executive will always be in tune with clients’ needs, supporting them with product ideas during planning periods, quotes during budgeting season, and products when orders are being made.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Product sales – Drive sales by properly positioning products to clients and proposing concepts that support the use of the promotional merchandise and POS items.
  • Client engagement – Strengthen existing relationships with ROCKET's clients and establish relationships with new clients by actively being in the field to engage with clients and add value to them by serving their needs.
  • Customer service – Boost the company’s customer service by developing systems and communication methods with clients that enable Rocket to better meet their needs.
  • Product proposals – Develop customized product proposals for clients that are relevant to their upcoming marketing campaigns and promotions.
  • Idea creation – Deliver creative and innovative ideas that can favorably serve the brands of the company’s clients.
  • Reporting – Maintain close communication with the CEO and Business Development Manager to ensure that objectives are being met and the company’s vision is being followed

Qualifications Required

Rocket is seeking someone who is self-motivated, relational, and passionate about his/her work in this marketing field. This individual will have strong communication skills, an optimistic attitude, a propensity to serve others and the focus required to execute the company’s objectives.

In addition, qualified applicants should ideally have the following:

  • Proven history of successful sales experience (preferably in the marketing industry).
  • Existing strong network with marketing and procurement people in Tanzania’s largest companies.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a credible university.
  • Business experience and track record of 5+ years in an environment that has provided opportunities for the individual to work with clients, operate under tight deadlines, and develop ideas from concept stage.
  • Proficiency using computer software such as Outlook, Excel, Word, HubSpot, etc.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a CV accompanied by a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and why you believe that you are a good candidate.

Application deadline: June 20th, 2018

ROCKET is hiring a Sales Executive that will be passionate about selling promotional products and will grow the company to become a market leader.

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