Several Fresher Business Executive Job Opportunities – The EastAfrican Newspaper

Organization: Nation
Media Group (NMG) (The EastAfrican Newspaper)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Country Business Manager
About US:
Nation Media Group
(NMG) is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with
operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves
unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Nation Media
Group (NMG) owns The EastAfrican Publication which is a regional
Job Summary: The
EastAfrican Newspaper Business Executives will be responsible for growing
advertising sales volumes in order to generate revenue and achieve their
business targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Aggressively grow advertising business by conducting regular sales
    pitches to potential and existing clients.
  • Coordinate the production of client’s adverts for approval within
    the set deadlines
  • Collect dues on all advertising space sold on credit with in the
    approved timelines
  • Maintain and grow relationships with the representatives of major
    advertisers and follow-up to resolve issues to the satisfaction of the
  • Develop daily, weekly and monthly prospects of potential clients
  • File weekly reports with the Country Business Manager on weekly
    activities and itineraries.
  • Coordinate supplements for The East African clients. Ensure that
    adverts and content for supplements are done, ready and approved for
    production within the set deadlines.
  • Provide monthly sales and collection reports to the Sales Manager.
  • Handle all customer complaints and give feedback to ensure customer
    satisfaction and growth of The East African client portfolio.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the EastAfrican Newspaper Business Executives
    must hold Bachelor’s degrees and/or a Diplomas in business-related courses
    or equivalent qualifications
  • Two years of working experience as a sales person,
  • Good Computing skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate for results and numbers driven
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Good proposal writing skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good planning and organizing skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic
documents with a daytime telephone number to: The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd. P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send via
email to:
NB: Please
note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 11th May 2018
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