Business Development Manager – SIMU.tv
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
SIMU.tv is the first Mobile TV platform in Tanzania, which offers Live TV and Video on Demand services. It offers a variety of content to consumers through internet enabled devices. The content ranges from Breaking News, Business News,Music, Sports, Movies, Lifestyle and so forth. In the last 1.5 years the platform has gained enormous number of subscribers across all channels – apps, YouTube and Facebook
The Business development manager will be largely responsible for monetizing the Ads on SIMU.tv channels and ensuring revenue generation from the views.
Call on advertising agencies, direct potential clients and mobile advertising partners offering premium publishing access to mainly top advertisers per industry and convert part of their offline spend to Mobile ad spend on SIMU.tv Approach revenue generation from a holistic perspective seeking opportunities that bring about brand awareness and views monetization opportunities and partnerships.
Work internally to assure that concepts, ideation and brand materials reflect the brand’s benefits and advantages and that which is offered to clients are within the context of their specific needs.
Keep a close attention industry events and opportunities that can help in bringing in more businesses. .
Work with external ad space sellers and buyers, and industry planners in an effort to expand sales networks and increase revenue.
Service existing accounts and maintain client relationships as well as organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets.
Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales pitch according to industry.
Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, quarterly projections and plans as well as annual forecasts.
Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, etc
Recommends changes in products by evaluating results and competitive developments.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional events.
A minimum of 3-5 years of advertising sales experience selling TV, Radio and most especially digital advertising space.
A degree in Sales, Marketing & Advertising, or a related field, MBA will be an added advantage.
Experience in media both offline and online as well as advertising environments.
Current relationships with advertising agency and direct client relationships across diverse industries such as: Telecommunications, Beverage, Entertainment, FMCGs, Banking, Travel and Leisure and so forth.
Ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
Must be able to hit the ground running
A proven ability to sell a premium brand and content at a premium CPM to those seeking direct access to highly desired demographics through advertising and sponsorships
Ability to sell 5Million monthly views and then up-sell as the numbers continue to grow.
Thorough with Microsoft Office ( Powerpoint, Excel, Word )
An entrepreneurial approach to business in a quick and changing organization.
Knowledge of advertising, planning, ad serving tools for agency, direct client, programmatic and sponsorship ad sales campaigns.
Knowledge of Sales Force an added advantage.
A person seeking a vested interest in the success and growth of SIMU.tvCompany Website > http://www.push.co.tz/
If you think you meet the qualifications this job requires, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org