28 Feb 2022

Sales Account Officer at Legendary Foods Ltd

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Job Description

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

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


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

Requisite Skills:

  • 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.

Method of Application

Send an email to [email protected] 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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