Sales & Marketing Assistant [Self-Employed]

Duration: - 2022-08-31
Job Position: Sales & Marketing Agent

ExpertEase Group Ltd

112 Churchill Avenue, Gunhill Harare Zimbabwe
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Job Description

Marketing & Sales Agent

Brief description

Individuals occupying the position of sales representative play a key role in ExpertEase Group Ltd. In its marketing function, the role tasks you with assisting in implementing the marketing strategies of ExpertEase Group Ltd. You will also contribute towards planning and conducting market research to efficiently develop the marketing strategies, and support and contribute to the marketing function of the business.

This role comprises contacting students and parents in order to get learners to join our academy. Therefore, demonstratable confidence or experience in marketing educational services is required.

In its Sales function, the role comprises conducting technical sales of ICT products. This is therefore a role where a satisfactory level of technical knowledge is vital to have around computer hardware, software, and networking.

Tasks

Set 1: Marketing Function

  • Assist in promotional strategies and product development;
  • Assist in writing and editing sales and marketing materials, which include articles, presentations, white papers, and collateral;
  • Complete sales-related and marketing administrative projects that include running marketing and sales reports, conducting research on the company and other assignments in databases;
  • Develop media packs as well as to conduct conferences and trade shows;
  • Generate trade show passes, thank you letters, form letters for mailing mass brochures to prospective customers;
  • Maintain project tracking spreadsheets and business line marketing calendars;
  • Manage marketing and media event budgets and arrange preparatory meetings for trade shows and seminars;
  • Prepare invitations, event agendas, track payments or refunds and registration forms for events;
  • Prepare press releases, company newsletter, and event announcements;
  • Provide administrative aid for various projects related to the market, which includes project meeting schedules, minutes of a meeting, transcribe notes and compose memos;
  • Provide assistance in creating and enhancing the campaign list;
  • Provide assistance in terms of logistics to events like seminars and trade shows;
  • Provide personal and administrative support to directors. The support includes running errands, coordinating travel arrangements, preparing appointments and agendas;
  • Serve as liaison between advertising agencies and the company, print suppliers, freelance talent, and various marketing services;
  • Update company headlines and news on the corporate website;
  • Validate and fulfill requests for information and marketing, tracking emails and requests.

Set 2: Sales Function

  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information;
  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services;
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on the technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations;
  • Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs, and attending trade shows and conferences;
  • Maintain customer records, using automated systems;
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements;
  • Prepare sales contracts for orders obtained, and submit orders for processing;
  • Quote prices, credit terms, and other bid specifications;
  • Select the correct products or assist customers in making product selections, based on customers' needs, product specifications, and applicable regulations.

Qualifications and requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or equivalent; or a Marketing or Sales related subject major (Preferred);
  • Minimum of a Higher Diploma in a sales and marketing related subject;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a related field;
  • Possess the following skills: effective presentation, report writing and ability to work individually.
  • Ability to convince and/or persuade others to change their minds and behavior, and to give full attention to what other people are saying;
  • Ability to be aware of others’ reactions and understand why they react as they do;

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

Lines of communication

  • This job/role is a core function of the business, and the incumbent will report directly to the Sales & Marketing Lead.

Working conditions

  • This position is full-time. Working hours are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You may be required to be on-call at times.

Skill Required

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Job Details

Location
Main Office
Company:
ExpertEase Group Ltd
Type
Full-Time
Positions
3
Number of Positions
6
Leadership
...
Degree
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Apply Before
31/08/2022