Commercial Manager – Digital Job Vacancy – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organization: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: General
Manager -Commercial
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, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers, Monitor Digital and the
online Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary:  The Commercial Manager – Digital will mainly
be responsible for managing the development and monetization of digital content
channels through the internet and other electronic/ digital platforms in order
to achieve set targets profitably while understanding the changing trends in
the local and international digital market.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Develop Digital business strategy and sales plans to
ensure profitability of all digital platforms
Identify and develop digital information
distribution channels and develop action plans to penetrate new markets.
Actively monitor, understand and exploit the global
and local digitized content market on products, trends and opportunities.
Carry out one on one reviews with all digital
content stakeholders to build more effective communications, understanding the
training needs, and providing an insight for the improvement of sales and
activity performance.
Build and strengthen working relationships with
potential content owners, software vendors aimed at improving
Formulate and maintain accurate records of all budgets,
pricing, sales and activity reports for different digital channels.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the General
Manager –Commercial.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a University Degree in IT
-related course or equivalent business degree
Possession of professional Qualification and or Post
Graduate Degree in relevant field e.g. CIM, with updated knowledge and
experience in enterprise software solutions, internet and mobile technologies.
A minimum of five years working experience in
e-commerce business, with two years at managerial level managing technology
sales, marketing and client relationships
Broad knowledge and understanding of the digital
product development cycle, evaluation and monitoring, content management
systems (CMS) for both web and mobile platforms
Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic
documents with a daytime telephone number via E-mail only to: The Head of Human
Resource, Monitor Publications Ltd. P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda,
NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 10th December 2015

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