Sales and Marketing Executive

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @iHR Active posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : 24 June 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level  Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience  2 Years
  • What we do  Transport & Logistics
  • Qualifications  Bachelors Degree

Job Description

Our client, a local shipping and logistics company is seeking a Sales and Marketing Executive to join their dynamic team.

If you are passionate about first-mile logistics to e-commerce, innovation, sales and marketing, team management, and empowering African businesses to thrive globally, this role is for you.

Join our client in driving positive change, expanding our reach, and achieving outstanding growth in the logistics sector. Apply today!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and prospect potential clients, understanding their logistics and e-commerce needs.
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve revenue targets and business growth.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, key decision makers, and stakeholders, understanding their evolving requirements and providing tailored solutions.
  • Marketing: Manage brand visibility, awareness, and public relations through events, social media, and the e-commerce platform.
  • Manage the Sales and Marketing team, providing guidance and mentorship to enhance success in the department.
  • Prepare and present sales proposals, manage the sales pipeline from lead generation to conversion, negotiate contracts, ensure timely follow-ups, and close deals effectively.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure seamless delivery of services and exceed client expectations.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities to inform sales strategies.
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to clients, acting as a trusted advisor throughout their journey with the business.
  • Achieve sales targets and KPIs, providing regular reports on sales and marketing activities and pipeline status.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Marketing, or related fields.
  • Proven experience in sales within the logistics, e-commerce, or related industries.
  • Driver’s License is a must.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain management, freight forwarding, customs processes, and warehousing is a must.
  • Exceptional managerial, communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Results-driven mindset with a track record of exceeding sales targets.
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms and solutions.
  • Existing networks and relationships within the logistics or e-commerce sectors.

CVs should be submitted along with two (2) testimonials from employers within the past 5 years.

Start Date: 1 July 2024

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