Freelancer Business Executives-Dar es Salaam (16)

Source mwananchi,29th April 2016

Mwananchi Communications Limited publishers of leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti and The Citizen are looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of: -

Freelancer Business Executives (16 POSTS) '
Dar es Salaam (8), Mtwara (1), Lindi (1), Dodoma (1), Singida (1), Zanzibar (1), Tanga (1), Kigoma(1) and Tabor(1).
Job Purpose:
To develop, maintain and increase a solidly dependable client base, to sell advertising space and provide an effective service to clients so as to maximise advertising sales volumes and revenue targets. .

Main Responsibilities:
• The successful candidates will be responsible for the following key result areas:
• Thoroughly familiarizes oneself with comparative (own and competition) readership, circulation and rates and cost of advertising in all print and electronic media.

• Identifies potential advertising clients, studies their business, current and potential customers and to convince the clients the value and benefits of advertising in newspapers and publications published by the Company.
• Executes sales by discussing and obtaining accurate client requirements, size of advertisements, dates for insertion and price and obtains confirmation signatures of the authorized client representative.
• Assists clients in the preparation of the advertising copy and leases with the Graphic Designer for professional advice on artwork.
• Prepares daily call plans and reports and discusses them with the Classified Sales Manager and reports any problems encountered for assistance and guidance.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• Academic: Basic University Degree in Business Studies.
• Experience: 1-2 years working experience
• Excellent Analytical and communication skills (English & Swahili)

Note: Applicants should be based in the region that they are applying for the job.


Interested and suitably qualified-individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by 13th May 2016 to:

Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754,
Dar es Salaam.