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Job Summary

Brand Discovery is looking for an experienced marketing professional to manage the company’s Stir Me Tea brand sales in Kenya

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

POSITION SUMMARY:
Position Overview: Brand Discovery is looking for an experienced marketing professional to manage the company’s Stir Me Tea brand sales in Kenya.
Reporting To: CEO & founder
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Term: 6 month contract with strong probability of extension
Compensation: Mid-level, range 60,000 – 100,000 KES gross monthly based on experience

ABOUT BRAND DISCOVERY & STIR ME TEA
Brand Discovery Ltd is a company that blends loose leaf specialty tea for niche markets in Kenya and for export using our in-house brand Stir Me tea. Stir Me tea is an affordable luxury Kenyan tea brand specializing in a range of premium loose leaf teas and exquisite tea blends created in-house. the brand aesthetics revolvesaround creative art and design, inspired by Kenya and its awe-inspiring nature.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Responsibilities:
• Support CEO in managing current clients (visits to clients, marketing new products, other communications)
• Conduct thorough market research on potential clients in Nairobi and possibly other regions of Kenya
• Set up and manage sales meetings with identified high-priority potential clients (corporates, restaurants, hotels, grocery stores)
• Working with the CEO and Brand Discovery team to develop a robust Go-to-Market strategy
• Setting up a Sales and Marketing team for Brand Discovery
• Close new clients
• Manage relationships with new clients

While this list comprises the main day-to-day activities of the Sales & Marketing Associate, you may be required to complete other tasks not mentioned above given the small and flexible nature of the team.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
• You are a people person, and have excellent communication skills with people of all types
• You are detail-oriented and can plan for and manage effective follow-up
• You are humble and have a teachable spirit

Required

• Highly organized and able to manage multiple work streams, with a knack for continuous improvement
• Ability to collaborate across multiple teams to complete project tasks
• An outgoing people-person who enjoys interacting with people, both on phone and in person
• Natural selling ability; passionate and persuasive
• Ability to take initiative and solve problems
• Undergraduate degree, preferably in marketing or a related field
• Ability to work in a small team environment
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Extremely positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
• Honest with high levels of integrity
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in a sales role

Desirable
• Experience working with startups
• Experience with marketing in the food & beverage industry in Kenya

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING
Please send us a well-formatted and written cover letter along with your resume in PDF format to sheena@brand-discovery.net OR stirme@brand-discovery.net.
Please note that submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

The subject line of the email should read, “Marketing Associate – Last Name, First Name”

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