Role & Responsibilities:
As a Product Sales Executive, you will be responsible for driving sales and revenue generation while bringing about a positive change in India. Your role will involve promoting and selling our products and services to communities, building relationships with customers, and ensuring their needs are met. You will play a critical role in expanding our reach, creating awareness, and driving adoption of sustainable solutions.
- Identify and target potential customers across your assigned geographical areas in India to promote and sell our women’s hygiene, sanitation, and waste management products and services.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, community leaders, and local influencers to increase product adoption and drive revenue growth.
- Conduct market research to understand customer needs, preferences, and challenges related to women’s hygiene, sanitation, and waste management in rural areas.
- Develop and implement sales strategies, including identifying key sales channels, setting sales targets, and creating a roadmap to achieve revenue goals.
- Deliver persuasive sales presentations and product demonstrations to educate and engage customers, highlighting the benefits and value of our offerings.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to leverage marketing campaigns, events, and initiatives to generate leads and create brand awareness in rural communities.
- Provide product training and support to customers, ensuring they have a clear understanding of product features, usage, and benefits.
- Monitor sales performance, track customer feedback, and provide regular reports on sales activities, achievements, and challenges to the management team.
- Stay updated on industry trends, competitor offerings, and emerging market opportunities in the field of women’s hygiene, sanitation, and waste management in India.
- Act as a brand ambassador for our social enterprise, passionately representing our mission, values, and commitment to making a positive impact.
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field. Relevant experience (of at least 3 years) may be considered in lieu of a degree for those who hold graduate degrees in other fields (such as BA, B.Com and BSc).
- Candidates with a B.Tech / BE or degree or diploma in Computer Science WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Essential Skills & Requirements:
- Passion for social impact: Deep commitment to driving positive change in rural India through women’s hygiene, sanitation, and waste management, and the ability to effectively communicate this passion to customers.
- Sales expertise: Proven track record in sales, preferably in a product or service-based environment, with a focus on revenue generation and achieving sales targets.
- Relationship building: Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community leaders, and influencers in rural areas.
- Communication skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with customers, deliver sales presentations, and negotiate agreements.
- Language Proficiency required: Excellent skills in English and Hindi, in addition to one or more regional Indian languages, are a MUST.
- Empathy and cultural sensitivity: Ability to understand and respect the cultural nuances and challenges faced by rural communities, adapting sales strategies accordingly.
- Persuasion and negotiation: Demonstrated ability to influence and persuade customers, negotiate effectively, and close sales deals.
- Self-motivation: Proactive and driven mind-set with the ability to work independently, take initiative, and thrive in a dynamic start up environment.
- Problem-solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to understand customer needs, identify solutions, and address challenges in the sales process.
- Resilience: Ability to handle rejection, overcome obstacles, and persist in the face of challenges while maintaining a positive attitude.
- Adaptability: Willingness to travel extensively to rural areas, work in diverse environments, and adapt sales strategies to meet the unique needs of each community.
- Commuting: Candidates MUST have a two wheeler registered in their name for official commuting.
Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. Duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be adjusted or expanded based on the needs of the organization and the individual’s capabilities.
To apply, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position directly to our Founder’s email ID firstname.lastname@example.org