Senior Promotions and Activations Officer Career Placements – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Marketing
Manager
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 Senior
Promotions and Activations Officer is mainly responsible for supervising and
overseeing the creation, planning of marketing events, activations and
promotions for MPL products and brands. The job holder ensures that the events
and activations revenue target is met through sales to sponsors, exhibitors and
participants of such events.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Develop annual promotions and activations
strategy for MPL brands in line with the overall business strategy
·        
Supervise, manage and sell profitable and high
impact, top quality and competitive events for the business.
·        
Work closely with partners, suppliers and other
stakeholders so that all elements for an event are properly booked organized
and accounted for.
·        
Work in liaison with Marketing Manager,
Commercial Managers. Programs Controller and production Manager to create
competitive products that will attract advertisers.
·        
Work hand in hand with production manager to
secure production of quality promotions
·        
Carry out client visitation and develop ideas
for client promotions : Design promotional calendar to meet the promotions
strategy
·        
Develop ideas for multimedia content for
internet and mobile platforms
·        
Generate and update the client database and
annual activities
·        
Develop mechanics for promotions and implement
them to meet MPL and client expectations
·        
Draw out and implement quarterly promotions
target and work plans



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the MPL Senior Promotions and
Activations Officer job should hold a University Degree in Marketing or any
business related field from an accredited institution
·        
Diploma in professional marketing is an added
advantage
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A minimum of four years of related experience,
with exposure to designing, managing and evaluating promotions
·        
Ability to set priorities and work on multiple
projects simultaneously.
·        
Ability to use main set of Microsoft Office
programs
·        
Result-oriented attitude
·        
High degree of integrity
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
·        
Excellent oral, written and presentation
communication skills
·        
Good project management skills
·        
Assertive, proactive & diligent with
commitment to high standards of service delivery.
·        
Be a self-starter
·        
Ability to analyze and solve problems and work
autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
·        
Strong negotiating and decision-making skills.
·        
Digital savvy
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: 13th October 2017
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