Sales Executive in Lagos, Nigeria


Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

The Essential responsibilities are listed below. Others may be assigned:

  • Prepare annual budget on sales promotion
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
  • Respond enquiries about products and enquiry
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets
  • Negotiate the terms of agreement and closing sales
  • Close up on specifications and delivery with buyers
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions
  • Increase customer patronage
  • Create detailed proposal documents often as part of a formal bidding process
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
  • Approve contracts with vendors
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Liaise with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders
  • Check the quantities of goods on display and in stock in the office
  • Make accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations
  • Provide future buying trends to Company
  • Attend sales exhibitions and share best practice with colleagues
  • Gathering market and customer information


  • At least HND in a relevant field
  • Not less than 3 years in sales
  • Communication skill
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Result orientated
  • Ability to multi task
  • Basic computer skill
  • Communication skill
  • Optimistic and Resilient
  • Ability to Multitask
  • People person
  • Possess the capacities to coach, motivate, and train a retail and sales team
  • Ability to carry out Financial Planning and Strategy
  • Knowledge of Marketing Concepts,
  • Territory management
  • Sales Planning skills
  • Must be able to carry out Competitive Analysis,
  • Client Relations Skills
  • Quality conscious
  • Creative
  • Exposed
  • Time conscious
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible
  • Team worker
  • Entrepreneurial


  • Operational competence - Knowledge of job specific skills and best practices that must be performed in order to achieve success in a specific role. With respect to sales and business development. Example; Client retention skill, Sales business planning skills, Time management skill
  • Behavioural competence - Ability to address the daily execution of sales related activities defined in a sales business plan such as prospecting, scheduled meetings, the number of new account opportunities generated as well as projected and actual business closed. Again, a sales process that relies on a detailed form of sales activity
  • Emotional intelligence competence - Ability to recognize and overcome the attitudes beliefs and emotional blocks that create resistance to change, limit skill development, and sabotage advances in individual and organizational achievement.



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