Sales Representative at Esosa food Systems & Innovations Limited

by Area Talk

Job Summary

Selling the company’s products/services to customers, meeting sales goals and increasing revenue and profitability.


  • Meeting set sales targets.
  • Creating new sales routes, winning new retailers/supermarkets/distributors and retaining existing ones.
  • Expanding sales routes and growing sales.
  • Ensuring cost effectiveness of operations.
  • Identifying retailers’/supermarkets’/distributors’ needs, wants, habits, interests and other relevant factors and relaying the same to the Marketing Executive.
  • Updating sales and retailer/supermarket/distributor databases; keeping sales records.
  • Attending weekly Sales department and general staff meetings; preparing weekly reports on tasks completed and tasks in progress.
  • Preparing and presenting daily, weekly and/or monthly reports as required.
  • Preparing and submitting retailers’/supermarkets’/distributors’ orders to the Marketing Executive.
  • Delivering products to retailers/supermarkets/distributors at or before the delivery time agreed with retailers/supermarkets/distributors.
  • Ensuring timely collection of payments from retailers/supermarkets/distributors and ensuring accurate and timely remittance of payments to the Cashier.
  • Maintaining a polite, friendly, respectful and humble attitude towards retailers/supermarkets/distributors and the general public.
  • Liaising with the issuing unit to ensure that all products in the store are sold.
  • Answering retailers’/supermarkets’/distributors’ enquiries about products, prices, routes and availability.
  • Performing other official duties as assigned.



  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience as a Sales Person or in a similar role, especially in FMCG.
  • Must know how to drive and have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrates leadership in execution of tasks.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategic planning principles and marketing best practices.
  • Understanding of commercial trends and marketing strategies.
  • Integrity and reliability.
  • Knowledge of road signs and traffic laws.
  • Ability to build strong rapport, establish trust and credibility through a consultative approach while balancing assertive sales follow-up, without being overly aggressive.
  • Creative, innovative and Attentive to detail.
  • Distinctive problem-solver and Strong willingness to learn Interpersonal Competencies

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum of OND in any relevant discipline.
  • Exhibit strong analytical skills.
  • Strong listening skills.
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills.
  • Refined organisation and planning skills.
  • Skilled in exercising diplomacy when resolving customer inquiries and problems.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Excel and MS Word.

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive according to industry standard.

  • Location: Locations: Portharcourt, Lagos, Abuja, Warri

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to using the SUBJECT “SALES REPRESENTATIVE” and candidate’s surname e.g., SALES REPRESENTATIVE JOHN.

Application Deadline: 11th August, 2023

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