Graduate Trainee (Ref: 309)
Category: Sales, Business development (Lagos)
Sector: FMCG / Consumer Durable / Industry
Global Profilers is a Recruitment and HR Services firm that specializes in recruitment in Africa; We are currently looking for Graduate Trainee-Sales for our client who is a Multinational FMCG
Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets.
Negotiate the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
Gather market and customer information.
Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy.
Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions.
Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale.
Liaise with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders.
Check the quantities of goods on display and in stock.
Record sales and order information and send copies to the sales office, or entering figures into a computer system.
Review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
Gain a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements.
Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and provide customers with quotations.
Feeding future buying trends back to employers.
Attend team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Develop and update knowledge of their own products and the products of their competitors
Speak with other sales and marketing personnel in their company to determine the best methods of promoting products
Establish customers' needs and explain and demonstrate products to them, which may involve providing technical descriptions of products and how they may be used
Report to employers on sales and provide feedback about the marketing of new or established products
Carry out formal presentations of products using videos and other training aids, attend promotional markets and organise product displays
Plan and work towards meeting sales targets and budgets
Qualification and Experience:
Must have completed NYSC.
Education: WASC/GCE/NECO ‘O’ Level with at least credit in five subjects, including English and Mathematics, at one sitting.
Bachelors Degree with at least Second Class Honours in any discipline.
In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate a combination of analytic skills, practical creativity, entrepreneurial drive, sales drive, integrity, team spirit and clarity of purpose
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