EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY -- REGIONAL SALES OFFICER KickStart International is an award winning NGO with a mission to help millions of people in developing countries escape from poverty and to kickstart sustainable economic growth. KickStart develops simple money-making tools and markets them to poor, entrepreneurial persons who use them to start profitable new businesses, increase their family wealth and boost local economic growth. (www.KickStart.org). The organization is looking to recruite a qualified, enthusiastic Regional Sales Officer. This person will be based in Mbeya, Tanzania with frequent travel within Tanzania and will report to the Sales Manager. The Role The Regional Sales Officers activities support KickStarts mission of getting people out of poverty in Tanzania, by promoting the sales and usage of our award winning MoneyMaker branded irrigation pumps. The Regional Sales Officer manages our work Mbeya and Rukwa. This person manages our relationships with the dealers, oversees sales representatives and their activities, and helps create awareness through Farmer Field Days and demonstrations. We need a proven self-starter; someone who can motivate staff, engage and build relationships with dealers, and work closely with farmers. Principal Accountabilities Manage a dealer network including appropriate merchandising, training of dealers, tracking of sales, opening new dealers, and collections of receivables. Manage sales representatives, including training, coaching and mentoring, supporting in sales activities, and tracking results; Promotions and sales activities, including creating awareness to farmers on benefits of using micro irrigation(Moneymaker Pumps) through demonstrations and promotions. Skills and competencies Diploma in sales and marketing and/or 3 years relevant experience Must be computer literate with good Microsoft office skills. Minimum 3 years experience in similar field. Clean class C driving license Must have experience in managing staff Excellent Interpersonal and Communication skills Skills in building and maintaining relationship and in coaching and mentoring Bi-lingual Kiswahili/English required. Willingness and flexible to travel and work all over Tanzania and among the poor communities. Whats in it for you? KickStart seeks and retains the best talent to promote sustainable economic growth and employment creation in developing countries. Our commitment to our employees and our mission is strong. If you are ready for a new career adventure, in the fast paced world of global social enterprise; then let KickStart kick-start your career. How to apply If you believe you have what it takes to handle this challenging position, kindly email your one page Application letter together with your detailed CV, clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line of your email by December 23, 2009. Also please provide your most recent salary history. For more information about KickStart International and a full job description of this role visit our site at www.kickstart.org. We regret that only Short listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply Please note that application deadline is subject to hiring a suitable candidate.