Sales Account Officer at Legendary Foods.
About the organization: Legendary Foods Ltd. is a company dedicated to the sustainable practice of farming edible insects. With a farm in Kumasi, Ghana, Legendary Foods seeks to farm locally desired insects as a way to address food insecurity. Legendary Foods farms the palm weevil larva, a local delicacy that has been traditionally harvested. Legendary Foods seeks to rapidly scale its production, co-develop packaged products, take advantage of export opportunities to other West African countries and to advance research on the palm weevil larvae while building a conscious company.
Position: Sales Account Officer
Location: Kumasi, Ghana
Start Date: As soon as possible
Sales Account Officer at Legendary Foods
Role description: Legendary is looking for a passionate individual to have a significant & highly impactful contribution to the organization’s sales function, drive sales growth and direct sales strategy. The candidate should have the ability and willingness to ride a motorbike
Note: DO NOT APPLY IF YOU NOT ABLE AND WILLING TO RIDE A MOTORBIKE Tasks/duties:
Engage in Active Selling
- Pitch products to businesses and potential customers.
- Strategically identifying potential B2C and B2B clients to grow small to large business accounts through initiating and closing the sales on products
- Maintaining a professional network of potential clients/customers and business opportunities.
- Generate sales by prospecting leads, cold calling, and negotiating advantageous deals.
- Execute sales strategy and provide feedback to pivot sales strategy with sales managers
- Assess and implement a methodology to increase B2C & B2B sales
- Contribute collection efforts
- Coordinate deliveries
- Door to door selling
- Product education with individual & business customers
Manage Customers + Customer Feedback
- Resolve product or service problems by clarifying the customer’s complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.
- Liaising with field sales, retailers, and wholesalers to understand product requirements and limitations
- Additional responsibilities upon request.
- The candidate should be adaptable and flexible with the understanding that Legendary Foods is a quickly growing company and it is a start-up environment. This means that all people may occasionally have to do things outside of their strict department or role responsibilities.
- Must be highly organized, have a positive attitude, be highly energetic, and willing to engage in active field sales activities
- Ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle
- Customer Relationships, Customer Retention, Market Research.
- Ability to multi-task (not in a given moment but over days and weeks), prioritize and manage time effectively.
- Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
- Proven customer support experience
- Excellent communication skills (oral)
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Ability to pivot & adapt, mobilize resources quickly
- Driven by results and sales
- Must be willing to move around and travel to hot and congested areas
- High level of integrity
- Conform to a results-driven, target-based role
Reports to: Business Development & Sales Manager
Supported by: sales team, business analyst, accounting team & processing team
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience. Compensation will be part base + part bonus based on targets. Health insurance is available after the probation period ends.
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How To Apply for the Sales Account Officer at Legendary Foods
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title: “Sales Account Officer” Email should include your CV. Also indicate your ability to ride a motorbike and your years of experience in motor riding.
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