Sales Executives in Lagos, Nigeria

Food & Beverages
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Activities for sales executives include:

  • listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • gathering market and customer information;
  • representing their company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • checking the quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office, or entering figures into a computer system;
  • reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues


The responsibilities of the Sales Executive  are

  • He should maintain good relationships with the companies customers through regular Phone contact, e-mails or the personal contacts.
  • The Sales Executive should build a connection between the current market and the future market with his company.
  • The Sales Executives should provide the accurate feedback on the future buying trends to their employers.
  • The Sales Executives should review their own aim and the performance at exceeding their targets.
  • The Sales Executives needs to assist the management in taking the appropriate decisions in the discussions in the forthcoming products and on the special promotions.
  • The Sales Executives records the sales and the other information.
  • The Sales Executives reports the sales report to the sales department.
  • The Sales Executives displays the efficiency in gathering the customers and market information to enable conflicts regarding the customer specifications to their managers, delivery and the variation in the prices.


Sales Executive Educational Qualification
  •  Degree / H N D in marketing or any other relative position
  • Some jobs also require relevant qualifications particularly in technical sales department.
  • Having an experience in commercial area with customers can be beneficial.
  • Have a good knowledge of Networking is required.
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