Senior Sales and Marketing Manager

Website JS Lights Ltd

Objective

The Senior Sales and Marketing Manager position is responsible for planning and implementing sales, marketing and product development programs, both short and long term, targeted toward existing and new markets by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

Essential Functions

• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Develops and implements strategic marketing plan and sales plans and forecast for all solar products and services, to achieve objectives
• Develops and manages sales/marketing operating budgets
• Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities
• Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share
• Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions
• Establishes and maintains relationships with industry and key strategic partners
• Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly
• Directs staffing, training and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and marketing programs
• Represents JS Lights at trade association meetings to promote products
• Meets with key clients, assisting sales agents and managers with maintaining relationships, negotiating and closing deals
• Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
• Reviews and analyses sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.

Competencies

• Business Acumen
• Communication Proficiency
• Customer/Client Focus
• Leadership
• Results Driven
• Strategic Thinking
• Technical knowledge

Required Education and Experience

• At least Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing or business administration or equivalent number of yeas of experience
• At least four (4) years of related experience with progressive management experience

Preferred Education and Experience

• Masters degree in sales, marketing or business administration
• At least four (4) years of related experience in solar or renewable energy industry

Salary and benefits

Salary K150,000 – K200,000

Commission

Applications to be submitted to rumbez@jslights.co.uk by the 31st of December