Several Fresher Vacancies – Business Executive –The East African at Monitor Publications Limited

Organization: Monitor Publications Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Monitor Publications Limited,
a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house,
operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers,
93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary:  The
Business Executive – The East African will be responsible for growing
advertising sales volumes in order to generate revenue and achieve their
business targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Business Executive will be tasked with growing the advertising business by
    conducting regular sales pitches to potential and existing clients.
  • Coordinate
    the production of client’s adverts for approval within the set deadlines
  • Build,
    strengthen and maintain relationships with the representatives of major
    advertisers and follow-up to resolve issues to the satisfaction of the
  • Develop
    daily, weekly and monthly prospects of potential clients
  • Prepare
    and submit weekly reports with the Country Business Manager on weekly
    activities and itineraries.
  • The
    incumbent will be tasked to collect dues on all advertising space sold on
    credit with in the approved timelines
  • Coordinate
    supplements for The East African clients. Ensure that adverts and content
    for supplements are done, ready and approved for production within the set
  • Provide
    monthly sales and collection reports to the Sales Manager.
  • Process
    all customer complaints and give timely feedback to ensure customer
    satisfaction and growth of The East African client portfolio.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicants for the Business Executive Vacancies should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree and/or a Diploma in a business related course or equivalent
  • A
    minimum of two years’ working experience as a sales person
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate
    for results and numbers driven
  • Impeccable
  • Excellent
    proposal writing skills
  • Ability
    to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong
    customer focus
  • Excellent
    planning and organizing skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates who are
suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their applications,
detailed CVs and copies of academic documents with a daytime telephone number
The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd.,
P.O. Box 12141,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or via E-mail to:
NB: Only short listed candidates will be
Deadline: 3rd July 2015
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