Several Fresher Trade and Shops Executive Job Opportunities – Airtel Uganda

 Job Title:    Trade and Shops Executive (Several
Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organization:  Airtel
Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 Reports to:
Brand Strategy Manager

 

About Airtel:

Airtel was launched
in Uganda in 1995 and is Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which
has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunication sector such as: Pre-paid
plans, Post-paid plans, International roaming, Dedicated customer care, One rate
to all networks, Fax and Data, Call forwarding, Per second billing, Freedom
Forever and Mobile Top up.  Airtel Uganda Limited is the country’s
fastest growing telecom company, and a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited – a
leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries
across Asia and Africa.

 

Job Summary:  The Trade and Shops Executive will mainly deliver
the Annual Operating Plan (AoP) by implementing and executing country trade
marketing strategy to drive effective brand communication at the point of sale
in the key retail trade channels as well as company owned shops in accordance
with overall Airtel Africa approved corporate identity.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinating
with all section heads to ensure consistent implementation of all brand/product
awareness activities in relation to communication in the trade.

·       
Achieve
highest standards of brand Recall through TOMA (Top of Mind Awareness) &
Bonding Targets.

·       
Use of
trade insights to drive strategic visibility initiatives.

·       
Implement,
monitor and ensure seamless execution according to the recommended trade
visibility strategy.

·       
Innovate
and propose new ways of attaining the highest brand recall possible for the
Airtel brand at the Point of Sale (PoS) benchmarked to industry standards.

·       
Ensure
timely and right execution of all brand and product campaigns in the trade.

·       
Keep up
to date all trade communication to ensure alignment to planned/approved
communication.

·       
Ensure
implementation of brand guidelines and superior look & feel.

·       
Creation
of awareness for key campaigns and promotions in the trade.

·       
Innovatively
defining type of collateral to be used in trade.

·       
Placement
of material through agencies or sales team and removal of materials for expired
campaigns.

·       
Where
necessary, liaise with the Retail Manager and legal office to sign tripartite
agreements and safely keep all records pertaining to shops/outlets.

·       
Timely
sourcing of quality brand collateral.

·       
Ensure
monthly reporting on Key Trade visibility initiatives versus budget allocation
and spend.

·       
Recommend
innovative and cost efficient budget management approaches.

·       
Track
retail vendor SLAs and ensure adherence within timelines.

·       
Effective
management of the Trade Marketing/ Branding Team. 

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Airtel Trade and Shops Executive job opportunity should
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.

·       
Professional
Qualifications in advertising. Marketing & Communication will be an added
advantage.

·       
Minimum
of 3-5 years’ experience in a marketing position, with a focus on trade
visibility.

·       
Experience
of Telecommunications Industry or FMCG marketing environment is an added
advantage.

·       
Able to
operate in a performance driven organization.

·       
Understanding
of Research marketing and Analysis.

·       
Influential
& Interpersonal Skills and Social Perspectives.

·       
Strong
communication – oral and writing skills.

·       
Project/
Time Management.

·       
Business
Awareness.

·       
Highly
Result Oriented.

·       
Customer
centric approach.

·       
Passion
(Intent to accomplish, ‘Never give up’ attitude).

·       
Initiative
(seek out challenges).

·       
Self-Development
(Improve skills and Best practice).

·       
High
Level of Integrity.

 

Please note

·       
Attach
copies of all academic documents.

·       
Soliciting
of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification.

·       
We
regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do
not hear from us within 1 week from the closing date should consider their
applications unsuccessful.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates are invited to submit their applications to the email address below.
Please attach your CV, academic qualifications and day phone contact. Send
Email to: vacancies@ug.Airtel.com and clearly indicate the email subject as
“Trade and Shops Executive’’.

 

Deadline: 18th February 2021, 5pm.

 

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