Job Description/RequirementsEMUKA MORINGA FARMERS COOPERATIVE SOCIETYWORKING WITHEMALI DEDICATED CHILDREN’S AGENCYJob Title Moringa Sales Executives-5 positionsRef: No. EMFCS 02/2021Job location Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Machakos and KitengelaDepartment MarketingReports to Manager, EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ cooperative society ltdTo promote the moringa value chain, EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited has been partnering with Emali Dedicated Children Agency and ChildFund Kenya through New zealand government funded project. EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative is a start-up producer and marketing organization based in Emali Town, operating in both Makueni and Kajiado Counties, in Kenya. The EMUKA moringa cooperative currently has over 100 small scale farmers who are delivering moringa products to Mwanyani, Mulala and Kwa Kakulu zones in Makueni County for value addition into moringa leaf powder, moringa cosmetic oil, moringa body scrub, moringa liquid, and bathing soap and moringa capsules. The value added and packaged products are then transferred to the marketing outlets for sale. To increase the products visibility and demand countrywide, the board intends to hire 5 sales executives in major town for marketing of the products.The Moringa Sales Executive will undertake all the activities pertaining to the scouting and identification of potential moringa products customers and users. He/she will be responsible for sensitization and training of the potential moringa customers on the uses and benefits of each of the moringa products including closing out on the sales. He/she will from time to time devise and implement new and effective moringa marketing strategies in their respective towns of operations.KEY RESULTS AREAS (MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES)• Perform all duties as assigned by the Supervisor or delegated authority and in accordance with the EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative policies.• Scout, identify and list all the potential customers for moringa products including heath facilities, ECDE centres, Cosmetic shops, herbal shops and Chemistries among others and link them to the cooperative• Sensitization and training of the identified customers on the various moringa products in place, how they are used and the benefits accrued from their usage.• Assist in the development of moringa marketing material• Close in on the sales of the moringa products and where need be, refer the customers to the cooperative society.• Utilize all the potential moringa marketing channels including but not limited to jiji, facebook, twitter, Instagram among others.• Advise the EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative Society Board on the new moringa products to diversify into, in order to satisfy all the moringa needs of customers• Create and execute new moringa marketing strategies in conjunction with the cooperative manager and the board and keep upto date records of the existing and potential moringa customers with an aim of increasing the moringa customer base• Keep up to date daily moringa sales records and give a report to the supervisor at every close of the business day.• Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or delegated authority.Job holder’s responsibility over data or information- particularly access to, custody of and sensitivity / confidentiality of such information• Jobholder demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality when dealing with Organizational information.KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED(Competences needed to perform the job to an acceptable standard)QUALIFICATIONS ESSENTIALAcademic • Certificate in Sales and Marketing or any other related fieldExperience • At least 1 year sales experienceWork related skills• Computer literacy skills• Good communication, negotiation and people skills• Basic record keeping skills• Familiarity with moringa products, uses and benefits• Should be a resident of the town of focus• Complexity and difficulty of the work• Job holder requires a high degree of customer relations and organization skillsThis job description is meant to be only a representative summary of the duties and responsibilities performed by the jobholder. The jobholder may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description. The jobholder is expected to perform in a manner consistent with the mission, vision and values of EMUKA Moringa Farmers’ Cooperative society ltd.Employment PeriodTHREE months’ subject to renewal on exemplary performanceApplication procedureQualified candidates should submit their application letters and Curriculum Vitae stating contacts of 3 professional referees. Applications need to be sent via email firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped at Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency offices, Emali. Envelopes should be clearly marked as “application” and addressed to:The Chairperson,Samli Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society Ltd,P.O. Box 249-90121,Emali, Kenya.All applications are open up to21st June 2021 at 1700hrs.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Those shortlisted will be required to produce a current (not more than 3 months) police certificate of good conduct.Successful candidates will be required to produce a food handlers public health certificate.Job DisclaimerCanvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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