Sales Assistants, Courier Business Executive at Nation Media Group

On Monday, July 20th, 2015
Nation Media Group is 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 are seeking to recruit for the following positions in our Circulation & Distribution department. 
We invite candidates who are result oriented, dynamic and self driven with proven track records and attributes to excel in a highly competitive environment. 
These positions are available in Nairobi, Nakuru and Kisii.
Sales Assistant
Job Ref: HR-SA-07-2015
Job Summary: Reporting to the Area Business Partner, the job holder will be responsible for sourcing new businesses and servicing existing clients to maximize revenue generation and collection.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that magazines and Newspapers are visible and available through prominent displays and well stocked within outlets;
  • Ensuring that outlets allocated within territory meet sale target; 
  • Providing information on potential opportunities within the territory to the Area Business Partner;
  • Ensuring that all returns are sorted and ready for collection on a weekly basis;
  • Engaging in order setting for publications in assigned region; 
  • Liaising with the territory Distributor and direct agents to maximize market opportunities;
  • Ensuring that promotion posters are well displayed in selected outlets; 
  • Resolving customer complains; 
  • Compiling daily, weekly and monthly reports on time; 
  • Providing relevant market intelligence.
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in Merchandising; 
  • Experience in sales will be an added advantage 
  • Good understanding of the market and the potential for sales growth; 
  • Proven computer skills.
Courier Business Executive
Job Ref: HR-CBE-07-2015
 
Job Summary: The job holder will be responsible for selling, planning, coordinating and supervising Customer Service Distribution Assistants and Agents in their areas, meet agreed individual courier revenue targets and ensure prompt debt collection.
Specific job responsibilities 
  • Sourcing of courier business in line with the courier sales strategy; 
  • Maximizing volume and revenue in cash sales and credit sales for increased profitability;
  • Maintaining good customer relations through regular customer visits and resolving customer complains;
  • Ensuring prompt debt collection within the agreed credit period;
  • Identifying and sourcing Courier Sales Agents;
  • Providing relevant market intelligence; and 
  • Compiling and forwarding the daily, weekly and monthly sales and collection reports to the Distribution Operations Manager.
Knowledge & Skills requirements: 
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience for Diploma holders; 
  • Entry level position for Bachelor Degree holders;
  • Report writing skills.
If you meet the above requirements, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 26th July, 2015.
Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.
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