Sales Manager Job Placement – Wefarm

Job Title:             Sales Manager
Organization: Wefarm
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Benefits: Base
(TBC) + Commission (Targets TBC – up to 15 % of gross salary) + Health
insurance + Equity
Department: Business
Development
About US:
Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital
network, enables farmers to connect with each other and key partners over SMS
to solve problems, share ideas, obtain vital products and services, and spread
innovation, through utilising the latest machine learning technology. 
Small-scale agriculture is the biggest industry on earth,
with more than a billion farmers globally supplying 70% of the world’s food and
commodities, yet remaining digitally unconnected. Until Wefarm, no other had
built a digital platform for these farmers to share their vital insights,
without having to go online!
Since our launch in 2015 we have grown to serve 1.9 million
farmers across the world, who share more than 30,000 Qs & As per day.
Wefarm has recently secured $13 million in Series A funding from some of the
world’s leading VCs, including True Ventures in Silicon Valley, and we are
looking to add to a world-class team based across London, Nairobi, Kampala and
Dar-es-Salaam.
Job Summary:  We are looking for a Sales Manager to support
partners to list their products on Wefarm’s Marketplace. Working in a high
speed, hyper-growth start-up, you will be in charge of selling to and
negotiating with potential clients in order to maximize the growth of Wefarm’s
Marketplace.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Pitch to, negotiate with, and close multiple
partners to achieve and achieve set sales targets and KPIs
·       
Build relationships with partner organisations,
and manage conversations across levels (Sales / Marketing Managers and C-suite
executives)
·       
Work closely with Sales Managers and Account
Managers across the region to pass high-quality partners through Wefarm’s sales
flow
·       
Work with Wefarm’s Business Intelligence team
and Sales Operations to conduct a data-driven approach to sales
·       
Use Wefarm’s CRM (Salesforce) to systematically
record partner interactions



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
At least five years of experience in a similar
role (Sales Manager etc)
·       
Strong sales skills
·       
Strong negotiation skills
·       
Excellent communication skills
·       
Knowledge of agricultural industry is a plus
·       
An entrepreneurial, flexible and self-motivated
attitude
·       
Background in consultancy or sales led
industries
·       
Strong written and verbal communication skills
in English
Rewards package and
remuneration:
The total rewards package and remuneration will be based on
experience and potential, but is competitive and will include share options and
commission. We believe in our team being not only the executors of Wefarm’s
visions but the makers and owners of it!
Interview Process: Please
note that we will be reviewing candidates on an ongoing basis. Successful
applicants will be invited to a face to face interview. Please let us know your
availability in your application. Due to the high number of applications, we
will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.
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