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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    KATE, a logistics solution provider was founded in Kenya in 1974. KATE is primarily involved in Removals, Packing, Warehousing, Air and Sea export, Import freight, and Customs clearance. A well-trained and experienced workforce in all departments makes KATE a truly professional outfit. Vision: To be the provider of choice for our customers and model...
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    Sales and Marketing Officer


    • Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analysing sales options.
    • Manages and coordinates sales and marketing activities
    • Develops and implements a sales and marketing strategy and annual plans in conjunction with the other departments. 
    • Conducts market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products including carrying out regular customer surveys 
    • Develops and maintain long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements;
    • Builds and maintains relationships with key partners in assigned accounts/prospects
    • Facilitates customer relationships to ensure timely resolution of customer issues and queries
    • Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommends solutions.
    • Follow up on all leads, requests/quotes issued to new/potential clients to ensure the business is secured.
    • Attain the communicated monthly sales turnover.
    • Actively make client visits and follow up to ensure client satisfaction and secure business.
    • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
    • Prepares reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information.
    • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; establishing personal networks and benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
    • Calculates client quotations and administers client accounts by disseminating sales documentation including invoicing and payment dispatches
    • Assists in negotiating tender and contract terms and conditions to meet both client and company needs

    Key Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing or relevant field
    • Over 3 years of experience preferably in clearing, forwarding, freight and logistics
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Research methods
    • Negotiation skills. Organizational and prioritization skills
    • High levels of creativity & Integrity
    • Strategic Thinking, Self-driven, and Service-oriented
    • Positive self-motivated, Builds lasting bond
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Knowledge of data analysis and report writing
    • Ability to understand and follow company policies and guidelines
    • Strong analytical, organizational and creative thinking skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge of clearing and forwarding policies 
    • Proven track record in sales

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries. All Applicants must provide at least three professional references. The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.

    Applications should reach us no later than 30th June, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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