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Telesales Call Centre Agent Job at Greenlight Planet - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  17 October 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 23-09-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-09-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-09-2063
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Telesales Call Centre Agent

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Sales & Retail ]

Jobs at:

Greenlight Planet

Deadline of this Job:
17 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About the Organisation:
Greenlight Planet is a US venture-backed, award-winning social enterprise driven by a mission to empower under-electrified communities with access to clean and affordable solar lighting. To date, more than 3 million households in low-income off-grid communities use Greenlight's Sun King™ line of solar home lighting solutions..

Job Description:
Greenlight Planet is looking for an enthusiastic Telesales Representative to contribute in generating sales for their company. The candidate will be responsible for closing sales deals over the phone and maintaining good customer relationships.
Recruitment for this position is part of a very special project called the Off-Grid Talent Initiative, run by Shortlist in partnership with UKAID and the Carbon Trust. If you are hired for the position, not only will you join your new company but you will also become a part of the OGTI Clean Energy Leaders’ Community. This includes mentorship, peer network support, online training and other exclusive resources, as well as follow up over the length of your contract. Apply today, begin a career in the renewable energy industry with your new company, and become a part of the OGTI Clean Energy Leaders.

Key Responsibilities:
● Contacting potential or existing customers to inform them about a product or service using scripts
● Answering questions about products or the company
● Asking questions to understand customer requirements and close sales
● Direct prospects to the field sales team when needed
● Enter and update customer information in the database
● Take and process Product quantity in an accurate manner
● Handle grievances to preserve the company’s reputation
● Go the “extra mile” to meet sales quota and facilitate future sales
● Keep records of calls and sales and note useful information

Does this sound like you?
Desired Characteristics:
● Proven experience as telesales representative or other sales/customer service role
● Maximum two years experience in a similar role
● Proven track record of successfully meeting sales quota preferably over the phone
● Good knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g. CRM software) and telephone systems
● Ability to learn about products and services and describe/explain them to prospects
● Excellent knowledge of English
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
● Cool-tempered and able to handle rejection
● Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints
● Ability to remain calm under pressure
● Professional tone

● A Degree is a plus

Years of experience: 0-2

Work Hours: 8


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