Bakery Sales Representative

Job Information

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    Category Entry Level Jobs
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    Posted On Oct 4 ,2020
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    Qualifications Ordinary National Diploma
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    Employer Name Selena Bakeries LTD
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Job Description

Selena Bakeries LTD., a next generation baked goods company located in Ijanikin, Lagos, is looking for prospective star quality Sales Reps to become brand ambassadors of its gourmet quality bread products. This position is responsible for generating sales and distribution of bread products to various retail and, or wholesale clients such as supermarkets, restaurants, schools, events caterers, table-top retailers etc.

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving sales growth and supporting Selena Bakeries sales goals as we carve out a dominant market share position in the baking industry. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

·       Driving sales using traditional, digital and social media marketing strategies

·       Promoting baked products to increase inside and outside sales

  • Performing all duties safely by adhering to all company policies as well as local and federal regulations
  • Merchandising products neatly and accurately, according to product mix and aging rotation 
  • Soliciting prospective new clients to introduce sales promotions and to generate new business
  • Keeping existing clients informed of new products 
  • Listening to, and resolving client complaints in timely manner 
  • Managing time to meet client demands
  • Being flexible to adapt to changes in the workplace; work schedules and priorities to reach sales goals
  • Adhering to worker safety, food safety, and Good Baking Practice regulations
  • Merchandising products according to bakery standards
  • Complying with customer check-in and check-out procedures
  • Determining customer inventory needs and placing orders accordingly
  • Interacting with client’s management to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Requirements

  • Minimum academic requirement; OND (Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, a plus) 

·       Must possess astute attention to detail and accuracy with excellent presentation skills 

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Basic math competency and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Digital and social media marketing
  • Must be teachable and willing to learn new Marketing strategies
  • Competency in Microsoft applications; including Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have at least a one-year verifiable work experience in any industry or government agency
  • Prior Baking or Food Industry experience is highly desirable

·       Excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills 

·       Professionalism and team player attitude 

·       Capable of handling multiple tasks with competing priorities under minimal supervision 

·       Able to think critically and exercise independent judgment and discretion 

·       Self-motivated with a learning attitude and a sense of urgency 

·       Must be able to get to the factory in Ijanikin, Lagos every work day, and on time


Fixed Salary, plus a very generous commission package