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Field Sales Representative

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  • April 5, 2018 11:28 pm

Job Description

Job Title : Field Sales Representative

Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high-quality waterless sanitation facilities – called Fresh Life Toilets. We provide critical support services – such as access to finance, business analytics, training, and marketing. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community. We convert the waste into valuable end products, such as organic fertilizer, insect-based animal feed, and renewable energy. Finally, we sell the end products to Kenyan farms under the brand name Farm Star.

Farm Star helps African farmers prosper. We offer safe, high-quality, organic agricultural inputs, safely and sustainably derived from treated organic waste. Our products help ensure food security, while improving farmer welfare. Farm Star-branded products promote sustainable agricultural practices throughout Africa.  We manufacture and sell our products locally in Kenya. Farm Star is a brand of Sanergy.

Job Purpose Statement

We’re searching for a sales champion to join as Agricultural Field Sales Representative to help take our sales to the next level. This position offers an opportunity to launch an exciting new product targeting small and medium-scale farmers in Kenya specifically in Meru,Embu and Tharaka Nithi.

Reports to: Manager – Sales

Role & Responsibilities

  •   Learn and utilize the company’s direct sales methodology to sell an exciting new product directly to commercial small and medium-scale farmers.
  •    Meet and exceed sales targets
  •   Advise farmers on the use of best practices in soil management and other Good Agricultural Practices
  •    Build a portfolio of long-term clients by conducting structured post-purchase service visits with customers
  •   Daily update sales and pipeline data using Google Apps and the company’s proprietary smartphone applications.

Job Requirements.

  • Must have a Motor cycle
  • Valid car driver’s license 
  •  Must be a resident in either Embu, Meru, Tharaka Nithi
  • Technical Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (B.Sc. in Agriculture or similar)·   
  • Min. 2 years  agricultural sales experience
  • High level of motivation and entrepreneurial drive
  • Interest in learning in-depth about a new industry, new product category, new sales     process, and everything else that’s needed.
  • Desire to learn, constantly improve, and act on feedback
  • Creativity when problem solving
  • Excellent  communication skills
  •  Goal driven and self motivated when working independently
  •  Basic computer skills – MS Office, Google Apps
  •  A good sense of humor 

How to Apply

To apply visit our career page on our website using the link Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for submission of application is 31st August, 2018.

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