Pearson C1.1 Zonal Business Manager-Sales in Chandigarh, India

C1.1 Zonal Business Manager-Sales


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  • Achieve sales targets and responsible for sales proceeding

  • Ensure availability and visibility of School books in the retail channel in his territory

  • Grow existing market by maximizing adoptions and develop new markets. Enhance market share across disciplines.

  • * Conduct orientation, train and coach the management staff in execution of daily tasks and to maximize sales *

  • Generate good publishing leads for both national and regional curriculum requirements.

  • Submit weekly report on time.

  • Coordinate sales promotion activities and pricing of merchandise.

  • * Set exemplary standards in Sales ensuring that high standards are met in delivery. *

  • * Support sales & marketing initiatives of regional partners as and where required *

  • * Support localised marketing plan including attending, conferences, student events and delivering local surveys Deliver ad-hoc projects and duties as required by the Regional manager and/ or Country manager *

  • * Ensure efficient and judicious use of direct market expenses for preparing new market schemes *

Key KPIs (where relevant)

Key Relationships

  • Make effective decisions to guide a business and enhance performance.

  • Sales performance including total sales revenues, number of sales, average order value, repeat sales, sales should increase

  • Proactive sales prospecting and lead generation

  • Daily coaching & development of new and current staff, training on the, negotiation and other required skill sets

  • Analysis of team performance and managing proactively for continuous improvement

  • Regular presentations to the team to keep motivation and weekly performance updates with senior management

  • Running incentive programs, motivating individuals

  • * Developing existing relationships with customers ensuring continuity of service levels *

  • * Developing new viable customers in line with targets. *

  • * Sourcing potential business, visiting existing customers and introducing new products formed the basis for daily routines. *

  • * Additional requirements included monitoring competitive activity, producing monthly sales figures and preparation of a report which detailed the previous week's activities. *


Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills as well as a thorough attention to detail.

  • Strong customer service focus.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.

  • Sound computer skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word,

Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • * Graduate / MBA in marketing *

  • Good communication skills

  • 10 -11 yrs work experience

  • Relationship building skills

  • * Strong leadership & relationship skills, *

  • * Business mindedness, good strategic and analytical thinking, result oriented *

Primary Location: IN-PB-Chandigarh

Job: Sales

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 6, 2016