Sanergy Agricultural Products Sales & Marketing Associate Job in Kenya
Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jan 31, 2014
Agricultural Products Sales & Marketing Associate
About Us: Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that is creating new organic agricultural inputs that will reverse the trend of declining harvests and increasing prices for farmers.
We are preparing to launch our first agricultural input, a locally produced, high-quality organic fertilizer.
This role will require working hand-in-hand with farmers to understand their needs, address their problems, and promote our unique organic fertilizer which can enhance yield and soil quality.
We are looking for someone with experience in sales and marketing of agricultural inputs, and specifically experience with organic inputs is preferred.
We are looking for strong communicators who are well-connected, highly organized, and ready to build their sales pipeline.
- Setting and meeting sales quotas
- Designing and running marketing events
- Building a pipeline of interested buyers and counseling them on farming practices
- Dynamically communicating the value of our product
- Structuring trials on farms and rigorously following up to track progress and complete sales
- Meeting with co-operatives, export agencies, and other growing schemes to open up new institutional sales channels
- Tracking sales and marketing activities on our computer-based Salesforce platform
- Minimum 2 years of experience. Preference for those with experience selling agricultural inputs, specifically organics
- Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
- Contacts and network within the agricultural sector in Kenya
- Bachelors or Masters degree in Sales, Business, Agronomy, or closely related field preferred but not necessary
- A self-starter who takes initiative and rigorously follows up to complete sales
- Willingness to work in a variety of conditions including field and office.
If you are interested, please submit your cover letter and CV tohttp://www.jobscore.com/jobs/sanergy/list