StarTimes Advertising Sales Manager Job in Kenya May 2016

 

Job opportunity:StarTimes Advertising Sales Manager in Kenya

Career vacancy:StarTimes Advertising Sales Manager in Kenya

Job Title: Advertising Sales Manager

Department: Media Unit

Reports to: Content Director, Global Advertising – HQ Beijing and to CEO Kenya

StarTimes seeks to appoint a suitably qualified individual to assume the role of Advertising Sales Manager.

Objective of the position: The AD Sales Manager will be in charge of Sales of Airtime to prospective advertisers and will manage the output of a team of Break Schedulers, Commercial Acceptance Officers, Internal Sales Teams, Strategists and all other relevant positions within airtime sales department.

 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop annual plan designed to meet designated sales targets.
  • Ensure proper design and production of sales materials for the team.
  • Liaise with all relevant departments to ensure synergy in planning and implementation of the annual-sales plan.
  • Ensure positive relationship with customer-base. Incrementally grow the customer base.
  • Maintain a proper record of all sales transactions
  • Maintain a reliable data-base
  • Ensure regular capacity building of the team
  • Provide detailed monthly reports, based on an agreed upon format
Advert Product to sell:
  • Electronic Program Guide Advert on StarTimes platform
  • StarTimes Pan-Africa Channels’ Airtime
  • Manage and maintain client relations
  • Recruit more clients on the StarTimes advertising platform
  • Other advert resource
Target customers
  • Agencies
  • Direct customers which mean the marketing or branding department of brands
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Government customers
Qualifications / Skills / Competencies
  • A graduate in Marketing, Advertising and Communication. Business Administration, Social Sciences or a relevant degree from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years advert sales experience with proven achievements
  • A good understanding of Advert Business.
  • A good knowledge and experience of agencies’ workflow
  • Have great network in the industry.
  • Great ambition to earn more from commissions
  • Working knowledge of all the television data
  • Understanding of a multi-channel environment
  • Good  knowledge and experience in the use of relevant computer software
Qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s quoting relevant skills and experience to jobs@startimes.co.ke

Kindly include names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact. 
Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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