Activations & Promotions Officer Vacancy – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organization: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Marketing
About US:
Publications Limited, 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
Job Summary: The Activations
& Promotions Officer will mainly responsible for creating, planning
overseeing marketing events, activations and promotions for print and radio
both on and off air including sales to sponsors of such events.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Plan, develop (concept creation, e.g. themes,
message, purpose) manage and sell profitable and high impact events for the
Working closely with partners, suppliers and other
stakeholders so that all elements for an event are properly booked organized
and accounted for.
Work collaboratively with the Marketing Manager to write
a post event evaluation report for the stakeholders
Create top quality and competitive concepts to raise
sales revenue
Work in consultation with the Commercial Manager –
Radio, Business Manager, Programs Controller and production Manager to create
competitive products that will attract advertisers.
Work in liaison with the production manager to
secure production of quality promotions
In charge of client visitation and develop ideas for
client promotions
Design promotional calendar to meet the programming
and sales needs
Draw and implement a promotions strategy to achieve
sales and programming target
Develop scripts for programming and sales
Develop ideas for multimedia content for internet
and mobile platforms
Generate and update the client database and annual
Develop mechanics for promotions and implement them
to meet station and client expectations
Draw out and Implement weekly promotions target and
work plans
Prepare and execute promotional activities.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in Marketing or any business related field from an accredited
Possession of a Post graduate qualification or
professional diploma in relevant field e.g. CIM
A minimum of three years’ experience in designing
managing and evaluating promotions
Ability to set priorities and work on multiple
projects simultaneously.
Ability to use main set of Microsoft Office programs
Results oriented attitude
Impeccable degree of integrity
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication (oral, written and
presentation) skills
Good project management skills
Assertive, proactive & diligent with commitment
to high standards of service delivery.
Must be a self-starter
Able to analyze and solve problems and work
autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
Strong negotiating and decision-making 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
NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 17th September, 2015

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