We seek to hire a Sales & Marketing Manager who will be responsible to increase sales by onboarding new clientele in the EU, Middle East, China, and other earmarked markets for fresh, processed avocados and passion fruits. The position requires an individual with the utmost dedication, knowledge and experience in sales and marketing of fruits and vegetables in the international/export markets.
- Acquire new clients and achieve the sales targets for our organic and conventional avocados, mangos and passion fruits in the EU and Asian markets in line with the company’s growth.
- Establish clients and generate sales for the planned frozen fruits in the EU, Southeast Asia and locally.
- Responsible for ensuring high touch customer service, delivery, and experience.
- Design strategies and undertake marketing and promotion of its products in the targeted markets.
- Abilities to periodically undertake products competitive landscape study and coming up with strategic plans to maintain company’s market position and growth.
- Ensure the company has a robust social media platform and are actively maintained.
- Product brand development and management.
- Periodically carry out market research, surveys, and development within the company’s product diversification plans.
- Effectively work with production and logistics departments in order ensure timely and seamlessly delivery of orders.
- Ensure all the time the business meets requisite market and regulatory requirements
- A Marketing Degree or a related business degree from a reputable university is requisite.
- A minimum of 3 years’ demonstrable hands-on experience in export commodities sales and marketing in a busy environment.
- Knowledge and experience in sales and marketing of fruits and vegetables in the international/export markets.
- A good working knowledge of dealing with importers and retailers in the fresh fruit and vegetables markets in the EU will be an added advantage.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Evidence and ability to use MS office is a prerequisite.
- Knowledge working with marketing tools and software.
- Creativity, and strong personality.
- Fast learner with good analytical skills.
- Good interpersonal skills and abilities to work in a work deliverable demanding environment.
- A self-starter and goal achievement-oriented individual who can work without close supervision.
- Demonstrable integrity and passion for work environments that have an invariable demonstrable social economic impact in rural areas