Marketing and Sales Officer at a Fashion Industry in Lagos

W-Holistic Business Solutions – Our client, a reputable and growing enterprise in the fashion industry (luxury leather goods production) in Lagos is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marketing and Sales Officer (Luxury Fashion)

Location: Lekki, Lagos


Qualifications

  • Must be FEMALE.
  • Must be between 22 years and 30 years, as at December 2017.
  • OND/HND/B.Sc Marketing or other disciplines.
  • 1 – 3 years working experience, with at least 1 year relevant experience.
  • Must be conversant with Digital Marketing.
  • Must have experience in fashion industry.
  • Proximity to the location is compulsory (Lekki).

Competencies:

  • Must be passionate about luxury fashion (leather goods production).
  • Must have a drive to promote and market brand.
  • Ability to persuade, negotiate and sell products.
  • Should possess an understanding/interest in/of branding and brand essence.
  • Should understand image building and perception.
  • Can conceptualise social media campaigns that stay true to the brand essence.
  • Entrepreneurial personality/attributes.
  • Ambitious.
  • Interested in growing with the business.
  • Should understand niche/luxury marketing.
  • Must possess basic accounting skills.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Sociable, kind and persuasive.
  • Should possess managerial and leadership skills.
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Ability to listen, and articulate the issues and demands of customers, and meet them satisfactorily.
  • Ability to communicate properly, articulately and coherently.

Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will be to:

  • Market and sell luxury leather wristwatches and other items of the brand to high-end individuals, corporate bodies, etc., depending on the target population, via traditional and digital platforms.
  • Market and sell the luxury wristwatch brand and the 2-week intensive training (classes for leather works).
  • Candidate is expected to sell a minimum of 10 wristwatches per week and ensure a minimum of 4 students are enrolled in 2-week intensive training.
  • Market and manage the social media pages of the brand to enhance growth and sales.
  • Be greatly involved in Digital Marketing: create and manage e-commerce and social media platforms, manage website, and create “Search Engine Optimisation”.
  • Be alert and respond to customers’ requests, needs and inquiries on social media.
  • Make sure that pictures of products are posted and changed regularly.
  • Come up with marketing strategies to enter new markets, follow up with leads and seal deals.
  • Record day-to-day transactions.
  • Develop marketing and sales plan.
  • Create database of all customers (online and physical store) contact information, purchases, and other details, monitoring their behaviour, and updating them with new products /services.


Salary
60,000 naira base salary with other benefits, including brand clothing and accessories, and sales commissions on wristwatches and training.

Job Title: Marketing and Sales Officer (Fashion)

Location: Surulere, Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Market affordable and luxury ready-to-wear to big companies (t-shirt contract and others), schools (school uniform contract and others), individuals, etc., depending on the target population.
  • Be greatly involved in Digital Marketing: create and manage e-commerce and social media platforms, manage website, and create “Search Engine Optimisation”.
  • Be alert and respond to customers’ requests, needs and inquiries on social media.
  • Make sure that pictures of products are posted and changed regularly.
  • Come up with marketing strategies to enter new markets, follow up with leads and seal deals.
  • Get credit facilities for the organisation, negotiate with fabric manufacturers for credit sales, purchase fabrics at affordable haggled price, meet with sewing machine dealers, and purchase machines at affordable haggled prices.
  • Record day-to-day transactions.
  • Develop marketing and sales plan.
  • Create database of all customers (online and physical store) contact information, purchases, and other details, monitoring their behaviour, and updating them with new products /services.

Minimum Qualification

  • Must be Female.
  • OND/HND/B.Sc. in  Marketing or other disciplines.
  • 1 – 3 years work experience, with at least 1 year relevant experience.
  • Must be conversant with Digital Marketing.
  • Must have experience in fashion industry.
  • Candidate must not be more than 30 years, as at December 2017.
  • Proximity to the location is compulsory (Surulere).

Competences and Skills

  • Ability to persuade, negotiate and sell products.
  • Should possess an understanding/interest of/in branding and brand essence.
  • Should understand image building and perception.
  • Can conceptualise social media campaigns that stay true to the brand essence.
  • Entrepreneurial personality/attributes.
  • Ambitious.
  • Interested in growing with the business.
  • Should understand niche/luxury marketing.
  • Must possess basic accounting skills.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Sociable, kind and persuasive.
  • Should possess managerial and leadership skills.
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Ability to listen, and articulate the issues and demands of customers, and meet them satisfactorily.
  • Ability to communicate properly, articulately and coherently.

Salary
50,000 Naira, with other benefits, and sales commission.


Deadline: 25th October, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s, not more than 2 pages to: whbsjobcentre@gmail.com with “Marketing and Sales Officer (Luxury Fashion – Lekki)” as the subject of the mail. 

Note

  • Applications without position and industry indicated as subject of mail will be disqualified.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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