Distribution Assistants at Standard Group

On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, Game Yetu, The County Weekly, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital, The Nairobian and Think Outdoor Services. 

The Group is looking for highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team players to fill the following positions:

Distribution Assistants

The job holder will ensure the goals for the day to day operations for the PDS, Sales & Distribution departments are met and provide assistance to the Sales Executive and Team Leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • To work with the appointed agents and vendors to ensure that they get the newspaper on time each day and in the collection effort
  • To maintain close contact and effective liaison with agents and vendors and to report any problems encountered to the Sales Executive for immediate action
  • To identify opportunities for market expansion in his area, to identify potential agents and vendors and report to the Sales Executive.
  • To monitor arrival times of the agents and vendors to the various drop off points against the time the delivery van arrives and reports any problems to the Sales Executive for appropriate corrective action by the Transport Officer
  • To recommend any alternative transport routes and/or drop off points to the Sales Executive
  • To monitor the trend of sales and returns by agents and vendors, to determine required adjustments and to communicate those adjustments to the Sales Executive
  • To liaise with Agents and Vendors to ensure that The Standard Limited publications and magazines get prominent display/exposure
Qualifications & Experience
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing OR Business Administration
  • Minimum of 1 year in marketing including laying strategy for market expansion and penetration
  • Experience in field selling
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with diverse peoples
  • Valid Riding License

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our website www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 12th August 2013.

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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