Job Positions: NATIONAL SALES MANAGER (Job code: NSM432)
Location: Based-Ejigbo, Lagos; Job Function - Nationwide

Job Description:
- Appoint and maintain credible FMCG Key and Sub distributors throughout all major/minor markets across the country.
- Identify and generate sales to all major supermarkets, major fast food companies, major hotels/restaurants, cake and bread makers across country.
- To carry out regular market survey and monitor market trends of competitors.
- Carry out market routing for potential customers.
- Manage the Area sales managers in their various territories.
- Increase sales by establishing relationships with existing prospects as well as new potential customers to obtain their constant patronage
- Responsible for closing orders by communicating with current prospects and new customer prospects to sell our existing product by creatively communicating its unique features and benefits.
- Provide feedback on existing product to sales & marketing management for future modifications and enhancements.
- Achieve assigned orders and sales objectives and ensure conformity with set sales targets.
- Always represent the organization in a positive, professional manner and thereby sell the company and our product.
- Provide demonstrations on a regular basis to potential customers.
- Attend various trade shows, exhibitions, seminars and conferences to promote the organization and its products.
- Visit potential customers for new business and manage relationship.
- Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales
- Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on buying trends. Identify new markets and business opportunities
- Keep record of sales and make same available to the sales coordinator on a daily basis
- Report to the sales coordinator and business development manager.

Candidate Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in any of the social sciences. However, sales and marketing would be an advantage.
- Atleast 10 years cognate experience in sales and marketing in the Food and Beverage industry.
- Updated database of potential clients/customers previously dealt with. (with evidences)
- Deep knowledge of all Major towns and Markets across the country (with evidences)
- MUST be ready to go on marketing tours on short notice.

Key skills
- Commercially aware
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good report writing skills
- Numerical ability
- Ability to work with MS applications (MS Word and Excel)
- Verbal communication skills
- Sales and negotiation skills are very essential

Method of application:
Interested applicants should send their CV to The Human Resources Manager via email: [email protected] using job position/Code as subject of the email.

Application deadline: 21st June, 2020