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HR/SWITCH/44/2018

(i) Direct Sales Executives – 3 Positions
(ii) Direct Sales Freelancers – 2 Positions
Reporting to the Sales Direct Manager, the Direct Sales Executives will be responsible for the following: -
• Cultivate relationships with clients, gain deep insight into their business and ultimately provide solutions to their marketing and advertising needs. Having rich clients’ resources would be preferred
• Analyze and integrate our resources, creating new ideas on how to expand advertising and sponsorship revenue and achieve the sales targets
• Collect the information and analyze Kenya market and our competitors, creatively develop the sales strategies and plans against sales targets
• Ability to work long hours in a high-pressure environment selling advertising airtime, commercial productions without supervision
• Providing a holistic client service relations plan in order to optimize advertising budgets and achieve set revenue targets to clients so as to maximize broadcasting sales volumes and revenue targets
• Any other tasks assigned by management
The ideal candidate must have a core understanding of media industry and marketing management especially the media environment/ facts in Kenya, at least 3 years’ experience in advertising sales. Experience in TV advertising will be an added advantage.
Skills:
• Must be a graduate preferably in Marketing and Communications
• Should have strong and comprehensive analytical and effective execution abilities.
• Should be good at strategic thinking – to develop the business strategies that focus on short, medium and long term.
• Should possess the ability and skills to write proposals
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Packages and other relevant marketing software.
• Team work oriented.
• Presentation and communication skills

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