Thursday, 5 January 2012

Team Money Academy - Sales Associate


Our parent company is a rapidly growing corporate training firm that is poised to be the largest training firm in the country within the next 2 years. Our product lines offer training in financial management, personal finance, and continuing legal education.

We have also built up core competency in developing customized training programs for our clients. In addition, we publish Kenya’s leading source of personal financial information and education for young urban professionals.

We’d like you to be a part of our team, because we want you!

Role: Sales Associate

Job Description:

As a Sales Associate, you will be responsible for driving sales from the point of first contact. Once you identify a client, it will be up to you to coordinate exchanges, oversee progress, follow up on correspondence, and close the deal.

In other words, you will be your own manager, administrator, assessor, and PA.

Your routine will include networking and meeting with relevant stakeholders, strategizing on sales targets, and carrying out direct marketing activities.

You will set your executive, your skills should include strong organizational ability, concise and compelling written English language, and an attractive personality.

Your self-directed initiative should go hand-in-hand with your ability to work as a team player.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Maintain and develop a lead, prospect and customer database.
  • Keep accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities.
  • Plan and carry out direct marketing activities (principally direct e-mail and personal visits).
  • Create an itinerary that fits into agreed budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix, and timescales.
  • Develop ideas and create offers for direct marketing to major accounts by main market sector and products.
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries through e-mail, telephone, and personal visits.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal staff.
  • Carry out market research, competitor and customer surveys.
  • Maintain and report on equipment and software suitability for direct marketing and sales reporting purposes.
  • Training: Training sessions are focused towards giving you the skills you need to make you more efficient at your job. Training also allows you to improve your personal growth by managing your money, increasing your wealth, expanding your financial intellect, and teaching you the basics on how business works.
  • Portability: You will have the option to work from home or at your preferred business premises.
  • Flexibility: You may choose to work in the area of your preference - training sales, digital ad sales, content sales.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors’ degree in related field or comparable work experience
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Experience in B2B sales is an added advantage
  • Proficiency with MS Office and skilled Internet use
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed initiative

** We’re looking for the right fit, so we’re more interested in your character and drive than we are in documents. We hire for attitude and train for skills and experience.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a world class sales person, and if you feel you can convince us, please email your CV to

The subject line should read: Sales Associate.

Kindly include a cover-email of not more than 2 paragraphs explaining why you think we should let you join our team. We hope to hear from you soon.

Deadline: 15th January



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