Permanent Business Executives (TV) at Nation Media Group in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies
The Nation Media Group, the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.
We wish to recruit suitably qualified Business Executives. We invite applicants who are performance driven and possess excellent skills and capability to drive sales and revenues for our TV platform.
Reporting to the Business Manager, the Business Executives will develop, maintain and increase a solidly dependable client base and provide an effective service to clients so in order to maximise advertising sales volumes and revenue targets.
Targeting and developing new sales accounts through handling external sales calls and prospecting clients.
Obtaining research and market intelligence data for executing sales opportunities.
Contributing sales promotion ideas to the sales and advertising team
Retaining current business and developing new business contacts
Marketing programme scheduling in order to attract commercials to the station.
Preparing proposals and advertising ideas to area businesses while selling commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers,
Maintaining sales contacts with appropriate representatives of major advertisers and issues resolutions.
Understanding the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and finding ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising.
Attracting advertisers to sell products and services via television
Providing input on sales promotion ideas to team members.
Executing budgets and targets through effective solicitations, promotions and customer service.
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement
Basic University Degree
2 to 3 years experience in sales preferably in a broadcasting environment
Assertive with the ability to develop relations with clients and to execute sales closures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Well developed presentation skills.
This is a permanent position which offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.
Attractive commissions will be offered based on performance.
If you meet our requirements, please send your application and a detailed CV online to http://careers.nationmedia.com before 16th May, 2012.