Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, is the leading printing media company in Tanzania. Mwananchi publishes three leading newspaper titles; Mwananchi (the top selling Swahili paper), Mwanaspoti which sells the highest number of copies of any paper in the country and The Citizen, the most respected English title.
An exciting and challenging new position of Sales Manager has been created in the Advertising Department and we wish to fill the position competitively with the most suitable candidate. We invite applicants who are performance driven and possess excellent transferable skills, demonstrable track records of achievement in past roles.
The Sales Manager will report to the Advertising Manager. He/She will be charged with the responsibility of planning, controlling and supervising the work of the sales executives to generate and meet agreed individual and team's volume against set advertising sales annual revenue targets.
Key result areas will include:
- Planning, coordinating and managing a team of sales executives who are expected to deliver agreed sales volumes and revenue;
- Motivating the sales team to deliver departmental objectives;
- Maintaining good client service and relations;
- Developing and implementing sales strategies and campaigns; and
- Maintaining and fostering business relationships with all clients of the company.
- Basic University Degree;
- Diploma in Sales and Marketing;
- At least 3 years working experience in a sales and marketing environment; and
- Ability to work under pressure for long and odd hours.
Ttie Human Resource Manager
Mwananchi Communications Limited .
P.O. Box 19754
Dar es salaam,
Or email to: hrm @ thecitizen.co.tz
Applications should reach us not later than Friday, 27th February 2009