Dedicated Tenant Salesman/Saleswoman on Commission in Kisumu – 4 Month Campaign

Job Summary

A small residential property is growing and is therefore looking for a TENANT SALESPERSON to acquire new tenants. Your key role as salesperson is to get all the units occupied.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION.
•    Remuneration is commission based, so you will earn a commission earned on new tenants gained by yourself.
•    You will be based in Kisumu, Kenya.
•    You will be dedicated to this role i.e. on a full-time basis, on the understanding that this assignment requires your 100% focus, and you are able to achieve the task of filling the units.
•    The successful candidate is an individual who is a go-getter, with outstanding marketing and sales skills with the ability to ensure that the set sales targets are met.
•    You will work closely with the owner to develop the sales strategy and lead lists.
•    You are a problem solver, who likes challenges and is able to overcome obstacles to meet the sales targets.
•    There is NO RETAINER/MONTHLY SALARY for this role. Therefore, if you understand that remuneration is based on COMMISSIONS ONLY, then this role is for you.  
•    Both female and male candidates are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES.

Close the sale. (80%)
•    Close the tenant sale and achieve the set sales target.
•    Obtain signed agreements and deposits.

Contacts Prospective Tenants. (10%)
•    Contact prospective tenants and schedule site visits.
•    Go out into the market, make contacts, make sales visits to prospective customers/tenants in the list, and in the area.
•    Respond to enquiries and schedule site visits.
•    Close follow up on every prospective tenant.

Generate Sales List. (10%)
•    Develop a list of potential tenants and their contacts.
•    Obtain referrals, and do close followup.
•    Ensure the sales meeting schedule is drawn up & met.

Reporting and Feedback:
•    Provide daily updates and reports (on closed sales, scheduled sales meetings and performance to date).

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS.
•    Diploma level. (However, strong candidate with right attitude with excellent secondary school results in Mathematics and English is also acceptable.)
•    28 years and older.
•    Ability to write and type on MSWord and MSExcel are A MUST. Please DO NOT apply if you don't have working computer skills in this area. Internet and digital skills are a plus.
•    Due to nature of job, must be living in Kisumu for the period worked.
•    Good networks to facilitate finding of new tenants.
•    Good people skills, down to earth and excellent attitude.
•    Someone who understands that their income is directly related to tenant occupation and tenants brought in by themselves e.g. you will not earn a commission if the tenant is brought in by someone else.
•    Excellent communication skills, you are someone who is always available to be contacted by phone etc.
•    Self-driven, results-oriented person with a positive outlook, motivated by commissions.
•    Proven sales experience.
•    Established network in the industry is a plus.
•    Reporting and budgeting/accounting ability is a must.
•    Someone who can be trusted. Honesty, Loyalty and Integrity is a must.

Please send:
1.    CV
2.    2 references – preferably from landlords you have previously worked with as character and work references.
3.    Education certificates

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