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

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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