13 Entry Level Business Executive – Print Job Opportunities – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Arua, Jinja, Masaka, Mbarara, Gulu, Lira, Soroti, Moroto, Mbale, Fortportal, Kabale and Hoima, Uganda
Reports to: Business 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 Business
Executive – Print be responsible for growing advertising sales volumes in order
to generate revenue and achieve their business targets.
Key Duties and
  • Aggressively grows advertising business by
    conducting daily Sales visits to potential and existing clients.
  • Coordinates the production of client’s
    adverts and get their approval
  • Collects dues on all advertising space sold
    on credit with in agreed timelines
  • The incumbent maintains sales contacts
    with appropriate representative of major advertisers and to follow-up and
    resolve any complaints.
  • Develops daily, weekly and monthly
    prospects of potential clients
  • Files weekly reports with the Business
    Manager on week’s activities and itineraries.
  • Coordinates supplements for MPL clients.
    Ensures that adverts and content for supplements are done, ready and
    approved in liaison with the relevant departments at MPL
  • Sends monthly sales and collection reports
    to the Business Manager.
  • Handles all customer complaints and gives
    feedback to ensure customer satisfaction and growing client portfolio.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the MPL Business
    Executive – Print job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
    business-related course or equivalent qualification
  • Good Computing skills
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience as a sales person selling services
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    digital space in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of social media and
    other digital applications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Passionate for results and numbers driven
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Good proposal writing skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent planning and organizational
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: 17th November 2017
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