Fresher Planning Executive Job Opportunities – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:      Planning Executive
Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Planning Officer
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, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers
and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary: The Planning
Executive will primarily harmonise advertising processes and operations for
improved efficiency and effectiveness within the advertising department.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure correct bookings are made daily
    from all advertising team
  • Confirm and proof read all incoming
    artworks before they are send to pre-press
  • Co-ordinate with designers and sales team
    on artworks needed for client approvals
  • Provide a proper entry book to facilitate
    planning at designing level and ease of reference for deadlines
  • Provide assistance to Planning Officer in
    regard to bookings made within each week
  • Ensuring all orders are correctly signed
    with all policy requirements observed in terms of discounts allowed,
    correct authority signatories completed before entering in to daily
    booking reports
  • Assist in sending daily booking reports to
    all managers in the department and credit control
  • Co-ordinate creatives, visual selling
    tools for all Business Executives by design teams to ensure deadlines and
    timely delivery



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Planning
    Executive should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration, Commercial Printing, Display or Design or a related field
  • Two years of working experience in a
    similar busy work environment
  • Accuracy
  • High sense of initiative
  • Good organizational, analytical and
    problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative and creative
  • Friendly and able to work independently
    and with a team
  • Flexible and willing to accommodate
    different tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good knowledge in IT office applications
How to Apply:
Al suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone
number(s) addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd.,
P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
Deadline: 23rd March 2018
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