Several Entry Level Business Executive – Print Job Opportunities - Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Business Manager

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 Business Executive – Print be responsible for growing advertising sales volumes in order to generate revenue and achieve their business targets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Aggressively grows advertising business by conducting daily Sales visits to potential and existing clients.
  • Coordinates the production of client’s adverts and get their approval
  • Collects dues on all advertising space sold on credit with in agreed timelines
  • The incumbent maintains sales contacts with appropriate representative of major advertisers and to follow-up and resolve any complaints.
  • Develops daily, weekly and monthly prospects of potential clients
  • Files weekly reports with the Business Manager on week's activities and itineraries.
  • Coordinates supplements for MPL clients. Ensures that adverts and content for supplements are done, ready and approved in liaison with the relevant departments at MPL
  • Sends monthly sales and collection reports to the Business Manager.
  • Handles all customer complaints and gives feedback to ensure customer satisfaction and growing client portfolio.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the MPL Business Executive - Print job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related course or equivalent qualification
  • Good Computing skills
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a sales person selling services
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the digital space in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of social media and other digital applications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate for results and numbers driven
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Good proposal writing skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent planning and organizational 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 July 2017

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