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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • People Edge Consulting is a Kenyan-based comprehensive human resources consultancy dedicated to helping organisations just like yours with their HR activities and work. Our team of highly skilled and experienced HR consultants have all had distinguished careers in senior HR management roles and bring with them a wealth of practical experience to their work.
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    Sales & Marketing Manager

    Our client, a leading vernacular radio station located in Nairobi is urgently seeking to hire an aggressive self-driven individual who will be tasked with selling advertising space and growing revenue and clientele base

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, your duties and responsibilities shall include:
    • Promote the company’s existing products and services, and introducing new products to the market
    • Preparing the annual marketing budget, scheduling expenditures and ensuring the sales team meets their monthly, quarterly and yearly set target.
    • Prepare weekly sales and marketing reports for submission to the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
    • Researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans while understanding audience and consumer needs.
    • Gathering, investigating and summarizing market data and trends to draft reports for senior management.
    • Oversee all advertising, publicity and brand management.
    • Liaise with line departments with regards to performance on production, delivery of services to customers, invoicing and receipting.
    • Implementing new sales and marketing plans
    • Provide management and leadership expertise to coordinate sales efforts
    • Ensure each sales representative performs as expected
    • Based on marketing reports and sales performance revise strategies accordingly on weekly basis and submit to the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
    • Support and help sale representative to close on sales if required
    • Appraise the performance of the Marketing and Sales team members in consultation with the COO and CEO.
    • Oversee all customer inquiries and requests are appropriately responded to in a timely manner.
    • Support sales by giving presentations, following up on sales leads and creating special accounts
    • Develop professional close relations and maintain regular communication with reps, customers and internal staff
    • Lead on customer satisfaction surveys and report to management to inform on implications and future sales strategies.
    • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Executive Officer

    Required Qualifications

    • A Degree in Media Communication/Marketing or related fields
    • Previous relevant work experience required
    • At least 5-7 years of experience in the advertising field
    • Strong communication Skills
    • Ability to communicate with potential clients orally and in writing
    • Should able to convince prospective customers to subscribe to advert service
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Should have an eye for detail, and be able to identify the needs of a potential client as well as shift in industry trend.

    Core Competencies

    1. Strategic and analytical thinker
    2. Excellent communication and presentation skills;
    3. Highly organized and a good planner;
    4. Proven track record of successful sales especially in the media industry
    5. Demonstrated experience in business development and team building.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to People Edge Consulting on www.linkedin.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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