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

Organization: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Marketing
Manager
About US:
Monitor
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
Directory.
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
business.
·        
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
activities
·        
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
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in Marketing or any business related field from an accredited
institution
·        
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
to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 17th September, 2015

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