Sales Executive at Cedarview Communications Limited

  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website Cedarview Communications Limited

Job Description/Requirements

Sales Executive at Cedarview Communications Limited

In Cedarview, your responsibilities include:

  • Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
  • Cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries
  • Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets
  • Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales
  • Gather market and customer information
  • Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions
  • Create detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer
  • Check the quantities of goods on display and in stock
  • Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and provide customers with quotations.
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers
  • Record sales and order information, send copies to the sales office, or enter figures into a computer system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Feed future buying trends back to employers
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets
  • Attend team meetings and share best practices with colleagues.

Salary:

  • Salaries and commission rates vary considerably in sales. As a guide, basic salaries start in the range of NGN75,000 ad variable pay (commission) goes up to NGN200,000.
  • As considerable travel is often required, we provide a company car, petrol allowance or subsidized mileage in your own car.

Working hours:

  • Working hours vary according to the sector but are generally quite long, with the pressure to meet targets making late finishes a regular part of the job, especially at the end of the employer’s financial quarter or year.

What to expect:

  • The sales industry is a target driven and as a consequence, the work can sometimes be demanding and pressurized.
  • Conditions of work vary widely. You could be based in Lagos or outside and may work from an office base, or office at home or use hotels as your office.
  • Sales executives are generally expected to look professional and smart, particularly when liaising with clients.
  • Travel within a working day, overnight absence from home and travelling are all common. The constant travel, sometimes with overnight stays or longer business trips, may affect your social and personal life.

Qualifications:

  • First Degree in business, management or marketing, computing, engineering or technology
  • Academic qualifications are often less important than personality, attitude and abilities and a strong commercial awareness and excellent communication skills are particularly desirable attributes.

Skills:

You’ll need to have:

  • The ability and desire to sell
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A positive, confident and determined approach
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection
  • A high degree of self-motivation and ambition
  • The skills to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The capability to flourish in a competitive environment
  • A good level of numeracy
  • A full driving license

To apply for this job email your details to Info@cedarviewng.com

Sales Executive at Cedarview Communications Limited

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