- Job Type: Full Time
- Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
- Experience: 1–3 years
- Location: Delta
- Job Field: Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development
To manage and develop trade infrastructure and the channels of distribution especially retailers to ensure MTN dominance at retail in the assigned territory.
- Confirm that sub-dealers and dealer branches are contacted and stock receipts and movements verified.
- Provide informal training in shops on products, services, and promotions being run by marketing, channel, or region and on-the-spot training/coaching of all visited outlets in the territory (100% of all visited outlets in call cycle)
- Manage events and promos, generate sub-dealer promo specifications, and perform post-promo evaluation
- Provide weekly or monthly sales activity reports and market intelligence reports to field service engineers
- Monitor and report back on network quality and other sales-impacting indices in the territory covered
- Ensure call cycle time of 8–10 visits per territory or as business requires
- Identify, classify and support all players in channels of distribution and ensure weekly or monthly database update
- Ensure MTN product availability in the channel is >95% at all times and provide weekly product availability report of all visited outlets during call cycles
- Direct all channel participants to MTN identified growth area within your territory
- Establish consistent channel standards including branding as per channel recommendation.
- Increase brand awareness – Signage, POS distribution and target 65% visibility in the channel of distribution (Trade marketing team will measure)
- Support all identified outlets with 100% merchandizing as appropriate and defined.
- Build relationship between lower and upper levels (i.e. authorized distributors and sub dealers), support trade partners and Sub dealers and link subs, retailers etc. to Trade Partners and help nurture the relationship
- Resolve all issues/queries with regards to activations, products and promotions
- First degree Preferably social sciences
- Fluent in English
- 1–3 years’ experience in an area of specialization, with experience working with others
- Experience working in a medium organization
- Sales and Marketing experience in a fast-moving consumer goods environment