MoneyGram Recruitment for Sales and Account Manager

MoneyGram is a financial connection for friends and family. Each employee plays a part in helping the world transfer nearly $600 billion each year for everything from life’s essentials, to emergency needs and even savings. Our multicultural company operates in more than 200 countries and territories throughout the globe and provides challenging and rewarding opportunities for all employees.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sales and Account Manager

Job ID: 18011314
Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • The Sales and Account Manager is responsible for leading market development and new strategic sales (independent and small chain, retail store fronts) in an assigned territory.
  • The position is responsible for professionally promoting all MoneyGram products to new and existing retail establishments with the goal of achieving sales growth in their respective territories.
  • The Sales and Account Manager is also responsible for developing and executing sales plans, coordinate efforts with territory partners in a team environment, accurately complete routine reports and be compliant with regulatory and company guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Generates leads and calls on prospects to drive strategic new business signings.
  • Sales focus will be strategic with focus on competitive takeaways, as well as small to medium sized businesses, including; retailers, check casher, ethnic merchants and financial institutions.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of MoneyGram products and services and competitor products and services to further educate business owners and decision makers.
  • Participates in tradeshows and other industry meetings as required.
  • Plans and manages corridor and product (Money Orders, MoneyGram Money Transfers, Bill Payments, and prepaid Cards) strategies to drive volume growth in coordination with marketing managers, corridor managers, and product managers.
  • Maintains up-to-date database to document sales call information, trends, future call objectives, sampling data and overall sales performance.
  • Use all available data and reporting to identify growth opportunities within sales territory.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.

Education:

  • Minimum Required: BA/BS degree in related field preferred or equivalent work experience

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a field sales role, selling, and servicing retail customers.
  • Demonstrated expertise in independently planning, managing and executing sales strategies.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven track record in sales, with a demonstrated ability to increase network expansion/volumes.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining customer/client relationships and identifying opportunities to improve business success for both parties.
  • Prior exposure in presenting product/service opportunities to clients/customers.
  • First class interpersonal skills, able to build and maintain credible relationships with Agents in person and over the telephone.
  • Strong presentation skills: ability to present to prospective Agents in a professional format.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize own workload and liaison with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Excellent problem solving skills: able to effectively and proactively identify and analyze problems and find appropriate solutions.
  • Commercial acumen: able to work with key business partners to maximize business capacity for all parties.
  • Able to work in a culturally diverse environment and be sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Fluent in local language both written and spoken
  • Fluency in English and French mandatory.
  • Computer literate – able to use Microsoft suite of packages.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

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