Commercial Manager -Radio Job Vacancy – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)




Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General
Manager-Commercial
About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL), 
a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house,
operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers,
93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary: The Commercial
Manager –Radio will formulate and coordinate strategic advertising plans and to
implement them to ensure growth of print advertising revenues and advertising
market share of Monitor Publications. The position will entail optimizing MPL
profitability and market share by achievement of short, mid and long term
revenue objectives.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible
for the growth of all advertising revenue in the radio business
·        
Actively
promotes the services offered by Radio to existing as well as potential
clients
·        
Develops
outbound communications that are geared towards enhancing the corporate image
of the company among the advertising clients and Business Executives
·        
The
jobholder recruits, trains, motivates and evaluates the performance of the Radio
Sales team
·        
Takes
responsibility towards reduction of the debt burden together with finance and
credit management.
·        
Coordinate
activities with the Advertising Manager and other managers and achieve teamwork
in the department and enhance the cross functional potential.
·        
Responsible
for generating and implementing client satisfaction, retention and acquisition
programmes.
·        
Responsible
for growing the market share of the Sales revenues.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the MPL Commercial Manager
–Radio career should hold a bachelor’s
degree in any business-related course or equivalent business or sales
management.
·        
Professional
qualification or Post graduate diploma in relevant field e.g. CIM
·        
A
minimum of five years of relevant sales experience in an FMCG industry,
with at least 2 years at management level
·        
Previous
experience in selling radio
·        
Computer literacy especially in PowerPoint, Word
and Spreadsheets.
·        
Ability to develop and communicate a clear
strategy
·        
Strong proposal writing skills
·        
Strong customer focus
·        
High business acumen
·        
Results oriented attitude
·        
Excellent oral & written communication
skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
·        
Excellent coaching skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number
via E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 14th October 2016
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