Fresher Sales and Distribution Executive Jobs – Nation Media Group (NMG) (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 Sales and Distribution Executive will work
closely with the Circulation team to ensure that the team meets set Circulation
and Distribution targets for The EastAfrican Newspaper.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Tasked with achieving revenue and volume budgets;
In charge of managing returns /unsold copies within
acceptable levels.
Responsible for organizing and driving the
circulation operations through field sales visits to vendors and agents in
order to maximize on opportunities for copy sales;
Ensuring efficient management of the value chain;
Resolves various distribution problems on the
ground, identifies potential sales outlets and liaises with MPL for correct
Regularly reviews weekly payments with the
distributor, collects payment cheques on due dates and ensures the cheques
reach the Circulation Accountant;
In charge of managing and organizing client
relationship programs in liaison with territory distributor, agents and
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Country
Business Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should hold a good Bachelor’s
degree in business management or a business related field;
A minimum of two years’ experience in FMCG
Analytical, self -driven and love to be measured on
Demonstrable passion for sales and marketing.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the dynamics
and complexity of print sales and circulation;
Good people management 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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