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Sales Executive (Copperbelt) - 260 Brands (Seba Foods Zambia Ltd.)

Date Posted: Feb 16, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Kafue, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    Morning Shift
  • Career Level:
    Operational level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    2 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
    Bachelors Degree
  • Apply Before:
    Mar 01, 2022

Job Description

The Sales Executive (Copperbelt) will report directly to the Country Sales Manager and will be responsible for strengthening current client relationships, building new relations and closing sales deals for all 260 Brands’ products in the Copperbelt and Northwestern region, with clients originating from Alternative Channels, including but not limited to: mine suppliers, mining companies, hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporates, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).

Key Responsibilities

  1. Developing a client database of current and potential clients, including but not limited to: mine suppliers, mining companies, hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporate, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
  2. Conduct lead generation activities to create numerous leads for clients from alternative channels, including but not limited to emails, cold calling, attending events, setting up client meetings, following up with clients, etc.
  3. Travel around Copperbelt and Northwestern Province to identify new client opportunities and understand the market in that province.
  4. Generate quotations for potential client opportunities and supporting with writing tender, where necessary.
  5. Ensure all orders made by clients are fulfilled and received accurately and on time.
  6. Nurture current client relationships and resolve client complaints/problems to ensure client retention.
  7. Support with the development and implementation of a marketing plan and strategy to reach clients from alternative channels.
  8. Participate in all sales activities as required by management, i.e. sampling activities promotions, and use of IT (information technology) to carry out sales
  9. Prepare regular sales reports and reconciliations
  10. Prepare market reports and other reports management may require
  11. Ensure targets set by management are met at all times and without fail

Key Qualifications

  1. 2-3 years experience working in the field of B2B sales, preferably in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry
  2. Experience in client-facing roles that interacted with senior and executive level staff in the past, is desired.
  3. Must have a manual driver license (class B) or motorbike license (class A).
  4. A relevant four year Bachelor’s degree required
  5. Strong existing network of business relationships with companies falling under the alternative channels category, in mining suppliers and mining companies preferred.
  6. Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills
  7. Strong communication skills (both oral and written) required
  8. Good command of English, Nyanja and Bemba
  9. emonstrates a positive and resilient attitude towards challenges
  10. Enjoys engaging with a host of different people and strong potential to develop business relationships and generate new client opportunities.
  11. High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

For all interested candidates, please email a CV and copy of driver’s license to with ‘Sales Executive (Copperbelt)’ in the subject line. Candidates without a valid Class B or Class A license will not be considered. Please also fill the short candidate survey here.


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Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia

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