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How To Become a Distributor for Coca Cola in Nigeria: How to Apply

How To Become a Distributor for Coca Cola in Nigeria: How to Apply

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A Coca Cola distributor is a person or company who sells, markets and distributes soft drinks to retailers. If you are serious about becoming a distributor in Nigeria, this blog post will walk through the process of applying for distribution.

What You Will Learn: – What are the qualifications needed to become a distributor? – How much does it cost? – What are your responsibilities as an applicant?

Getting started
Step 1: Fill up an online form here

Step 2: Read the disclaimer carefully

Step 3: Find your data such as number of stores, number of visitors, number of social media followers, and most importantly, the contact number of the person handling the Coca Cola application process.

Step 4: Send them a message

Depending on the person handling the application, this could take between 1 and 3 days. When they respond, they may ask for your bio, which should contain you bio and previous experience. In addition, you should send them an online chat question regarding the application process.

If they deem your bio to be acceptable, you will be invited to an in-person interview.

The application process
How to Apply for Coca Cola Distribution

1. Fill Out the Application

Fill out the application online, or get a paper copy.

It is important that you fill the application with accurate and relevant information, before sending it in. When applying online, make sure you pay attention to the details that pop up. The application will ask you to state your age, contact details, and employment history. You need to make sure that all this information is accurate, and that you include a photo of yourself.

2. Pack The Application

Send the completed application to your local Coca Cola offices. They will then send it to the Coca Cola Nigeria office, which will be responsible for further processing your application.

What is required to become a distributor?
The requirements for becoming a distributor are as follows:

You must be between the ages of 18 and 40

You must have a valid University/College Degree/Certificate

You must be financially independent.

You must have experience selling drinks

When can I apply for a job as a distributor?

Applications can be made via www.www.coca-colacompany.com.

How much does it cost to become a distributor?

Applicants are required to pay a fee of N5,000 for expression of interest form

Application fees for available roles include N5,000 Expression of Interest Form and Non-Executive recruitment fee of N10,000

Eligible Companies

In Nigeria, there are a number of companies that pay to have their products distributed by Coca-Cola.

Distributor responsibilities
Distributor duties require proper planning, scheduling, and other logistics. Distributor must be responsible for collecting, storing and selling Coca Cola products to the retail consumer.

Coca-Cola Representative Selection Process

If you are an undergraduate or post graduate with an outstanding first class or a first class, you can qualify for Coca-Cola Representative Search. Other options are bachelor’s degree holders, MBA holders, graduates with specialization in a particular industry, or those with at least three years of work experience as an employee.

It is advisable for all interested candidates to register and submit their applications before the deadline. You can do this by logging on to www.coca-colarunning.com, or visit your nearest branch of Coca Cola.

What qualifies as a distributor in Nigeria
According to the Coca Cola website, a person or company is qualified as a distributor if they have “the ability and passion for selling Coca Cola products.”

They must be committed and highly motivated to work with the Coca Cola Company. This means that you must be willing to dedicate yourself to the job.

In addition, you must be reliable and not demand additional benefits and discounts beyond the set rates.

How much does it cost to become a distributor?

As of 2018, Coca Cola charges about US$200 as a start-up fee to acquire an application. They charge an additional $200 every three months after the start-up fee.

If you have a willing friend or family member who is willing to partner with you, it may be best to apply as a team.

How much does it cost to become a distributor?
A Coca Cola distributor can make at least N150,000.00 per month. All applicants are expected to fill a 12 page form, which contains the questions you will be asked in the interview. When you apply, you will also pay the N150,000.00 to the company and the invoices will be sent to you for payment.

Preparing for the interviews

We recommend that you study the selection criteria of the Coca-Cola company. When you study the requirements, you will realize that you must have a university degree or B.Sc in any area, three or more years experience in a relevant work environment, a bank statement, the past three years tax bill, the last three years balance sheet, before they can consider you for the job.

Qualifications needed to become a distributor
You must have a university certificate/diploma.

You must be over 18 years old and have a valid Drivers Licence.

You must be tax compliant

You must be residing in Nigeria

What is the certification process?

There is no certification process for Coca Cola in Nigeria but there is a screening process to determine if you have the skills and ability to become a distributor.

Step 1. We must submit some pieces of information about you and your relationship with Coca Cola. Please upload this information to:

Coca Cola.

2. You will be required to bring all the relevant documents for the list of documents to us for certification. You will receive a call for an interview.

3. You will attend an interview in our head office at a date and time to be agreed upon.

4.

Other qualifications needed as a distributor
· Preferred qualification

Teacher of Mathematics or Physics, 2 years’ work experience in a warehouse

or a product manager

· English Proficient

· Experience with Warehouse or manufacturing operations, training and/or supervision

· Ability to read and interpret instructions and specifications

· Experience in distribution industry, logistics

· Experience in distribution distribution of soft drinks, specifically Coca-Cola, Sprite or Fanta (preferably in Nigeria)

· Commercial drivers license

· Non-smoker

· Able to drive a Kia Rio

How to become a distributor

Applicants are required to submit their completed online application. As soon as you submit the application, you will be shortlisted for an interview.

There is no cost to apply.


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