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).
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. .
• 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.