Regional Sales Representative-Northern Careers – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)




Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Distribution
Manager
About Us:
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 Regional
Sales Representative-Northern will maximize on newspapers sales opportunities through
accurate orders setting, close customer contact and feedback from the assigned
distribution area.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The
incumbent reviews previous day’s performance with the agents and sets
the day’s print order based on prevailing conditions like news stories, weather
and economic situations.
·        
Regularly
monitors performance through field sales visits to vendors and agents
·        
Resolves
various distribution problems on the ground, identifies potential sales
outlets and liaises with NCU for correct deliveries.
·        
Reviews
weekly payments with the distributor, collects cheque payment on due dates and
ensures the cheques reach the Circulation Accountant
·        
Organises
vendor intimacy programmes in liaison with Distribution Manager with the
distributor, agents and vendors
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in any business related
course from a recognized institution.
·        
Diploma
in Sales and Marketing
·        
A
minimum of two years of sales with a combination of direct and indirect
(distributors) market approach in an FMCG environment
·        
Computer
literacy especially in PowerPoint, Word and Spreadsheets.
·        
Solid
knowledge of channel and direct sales
·        
Able
to operate in a performance driven organization
·        
Customer
focused
·        
Strong
business acumen
·        
Strong
analytical and problem solving skills
·        
Excellent
planning and organisational skills
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills
·        
High
integrity
·        
Ability
to drive results through a team
·        
Excellent
communications skills, both orally and in writing
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with a daytime telephone
number via E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 2nd December 2016

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