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Job in Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute for Leather Products Marketing Expert

Leather Products Marketing Expert
Posted On :26-Mar-2016   

Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute
  Job Location : Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  Experience : 10-15 Years
Salary : Undisclosed

Job Description

Company: Transformation Triggering Facility (TTF)

Undertake market research, market intelligence, competitor analysis to identify buyers who could be targeted with selected product(s) of the firm.
Targeting of the buyers which are positioned for the products offered and match product and buyers by obtaining names, current sourcing etc, technical and quality manuals, compliance and audit requirements, order quantities, payment modalities, reputation, lead times.
Develop performance indicators for exports.
Identify a select no. of products to develop for sampling for the buyer(s) targeted
Develop and groom the buyer relationship and confidence through regular sampling follow up and feedback and meetings.
Research and Identify sources of raw materials and accessories suppliers.
Develop the sales and meetings and communication format

Provide selected Companies with marketing tools and techniques to penetrate international markets, understand market access regulations and use statistical tools and information sites (e.g. EU HelpDesk, ITC MacMAP)
Provide formal training on the retail buying process and market structures, brand appeals, buyer sentiment, trends etc.
Undertake buyer simulation meetings, establish costing sheets with alternatives components. Develop range planning skills, sampling techniques, buyer correspondence, train in trade fair attendance etc.
Develop a mechanism for ensuring externalities which risk success are brought to attention of relevant authorities.
Analyze the market orientation with special emphasis on export market orientation of the respective companies. In particular:
Current market strategies of each company vis a vis international marketing practices
Define type and source of market information which strengthens the marketing capability of each company
Identify and recommend “quick win”product to be marketed in each company to establish links.

Key Skill

  • Marketing,Sales,Business Development,Product Knowledge,Branding

Eligibility Criteria

  • Qualifications and skills:-
    Degree in marketing, finance, business administration, or any related discipline or in absence of degree 15 years relevant experience;
    Good computer literacy required, particularly in project management and data collection software.
    Membership of Marketing Institutes in EU or USA preferable

    Professional experience:-
    Knowledge and exposure to manufacturing export industry in major apparel sourcing markets such as SE Asia or Latin America.
    10 years Senior proven experience working and advising export manufacturing companies in market expansion.
    Have at least 10 years experience in exporting companies or sourcing companies or buying office as a marketing/ sourcing executive
    Working with the private sector and sector Associations in developing/ emerging economies
    Evidence of successful company marketing expansion growth
    Strong skills in presentation and communication.
    Strong coordination/organization/networking skills.
    Good command of English.


  • Salary : Undisclosed
  • Category : Marketing & Sales
  • Subcategory : Marketing Executive/Manager
  • Gender Prefrence : Any
  • Position : 1
  • Role Marketing Executive

Company Profile

Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute

The Institute is one of the catalysts towards achieving the textile industry sub-sector’s goals set by the Government in its Five Years Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). The product range of the sector includes:-Lint cotton, Variety of yarns (cotton and cotton blended, acrylic, mélange), Fabrics (cotton & blended), Blanket (woolen, waste cotton, others), Bed-sheets, Shirts, Carpets, Bags, Hosieries (socks, stockings, pantyhose, and tights, considered collectively), Wearing apparels, sweater, etc.

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