Commercial Manager -Radio Job Vacancy – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General
About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL), 
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 Commercial
Manager –Radio will formulate and coordinate strategic advertising plans and to
implement them to ensure growth of print advertising revenues and advertising
market share of Monitor Publications. The position will entail optimizing MPL
profitability and market share by achievement of short, mid and long term
revenue objectives.
Key Duties and
for the growth of all advertising revenue in the radio business
promotes the services offered by Radio to existing as well as potential
outbound communications that are geared towards enhancing the corporate image
of the company among the advertising clients and Business Executives
jobholder recruits, trains, motivates and evaluates the performance of the Radio
Sales team
responsibility towards reduction of the debt burden together with finance and
credit management.
activities with the Advertising Manager and other managers and achieve teamwork
in the department and enhance the cross functional potential.
for generating and implementing client satisfaction, retention and acquisition
for growing the market share of the Sales revenues.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the MPL Commercial Manager
–Radio career should hold a bachelor’s
degree in any business-related course or equivalent business or sales
qualification or Post graduate diploma in relevant field e.g. CIM
minimum of five years of relevant sales experience in an FMCG industry,
with at least 2 years at management level
experience in selling radio
Computer literacy especially in PowerPoint, Word
and Spreadsheets.
Ability to develop and communicate a clear
Strong proposal writing skills
Strong customer focus
High business acumen
Results oriented attitude
Excellent oral & written communication
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent coaching skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number
via E-mail to:
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 14th October 2016
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