Sales Manager, Uganda

  • Business Development
  • Kampala, Uganda

Sales Manager, Uganda

Job description

 Wefarm is the world’s largest knowledge network and marketplace for small-scale farmers. Using Wefarm they can share and access vital info, products and services without needing any access to the internet.

Since our launch in 2015 we have grown to have 1.3 million farmers using Wefarm who share more than 1.5 million Qs & As a month (that’s about 1 every second!). Wefarm has raised investment from some of the world’s leading VCs, including True Ventures in Silicon Valley, and looking to add to our world class team that’s based in London, Nairobi, Kampala and Dar-es-Salaam.

Small-scale agriculture is the biggest industry on earth, with more than a billion farmers globally supplying 80% of the world's food and commodities, yet remaining digitally unconnected. No one has built a platform for this… until Wefarm. Join us and be a part of our mission to build an ecosystem for global agriculture with the farmer in the centre!

 

About the role

We are looking for an Account Executive 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.

 

More specifically you will:

  • 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

 

Job requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years 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 comission. 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.