Job title: Upcountry Sales Representative
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG
Expertise: Sales & Marketing
Salary from: KES Ksh100,000.00
Salary to: KES Ksh150,000.00
Location: Mombasa Road
Job published: 2021-01-13
Job ID: 32086
Contact name: Natasha Shaikh
Contact email:

Job Description

Our client in the FMCG Industry is looking for an Upcountry Sales Representative.

Position Description: Sales and Marketing.

Key Responsibilities:

- Be knowledgeable about the product.

- Acquiring new customers by reaching out to leads.

- Researches customer's individual or business purchase needs.

- Serves existing customers by optimizing current purchase plan.

- Adjusts sales tactics based on tests and new insights in the field.

- Resolves customer complaints and queries.

- Submits purchase orders.

- Maintain monthly or bi-monthly minimum goals.

- Makes recommendations for customers.

- Maintain documentation of customer contact and account updates.

- Interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of people, build relations and network.


Personal Qualities:

- Male Candidate.

- Age 35-48 years.

- Kenyan Citizen.

- Honest, Hardworking and Self-motivated.

- Ability to listen, empathy, competitiveness, networking ability, confidence, enthusiasm and resilience.



- Maintain accurate customer data.

- Increase monthly and annual sales.

- Increase sales margins.

- Observe competition.

- Build new business opportunities and relations. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Bachelors Degree.

- Well written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

- Minimum of 5 years of FMCG sales experience. 

- Additional experience and other professional development experience. 

- Customer service and people skills. 

- Phone, e-mail and chat communication skills.

- Persuasion, negotiation and closing skills.

- Ability to meet deadlines.

- Patience to deal with potentially difficult customers in person or on phone.