Sales Representative – Dar es Salaam – Mwananchi Communications Limited

Job Purpose:
To increase copy sales and develop relationships with partners in the distribution channel in the assigned area to ensure that you meet your set sales targets while maintaining an optimal return level.

Main Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas:
Receive the newspapers from Head office and distribute to agents/vendors ensuring that they receive their parcels as ordered.
Monitors market arrivals, circulation sales and returns indicators and makes appropriate reports to Up country Distribution supervisor.
Monitoring daily performance of our brands in your assigned area of operation in comparison to our competitors and make reports that guide growth strategies.
Open up new markets in your areas of operation that in turn translates to increased copy sales.
Actively solve any customer complains that arise within your area of operations to maintain good customer relations and protect the company interests.
Liaise with the database officer to assist in credit control and debt management within your area of operations.
Submit daily and weekly reports on the progress of activities within your areas as well as your progress in meeting your sales targets.
Effectively manage debt collection and credit control within your areas of operation.
Ability to work under minimum supervision.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• University Degree in Business Administration Marketing
• Diploma in Sales and Marketing
• Excellent communication skills, computer knowledge, and familiarity with brands.
• A pleasant personality, team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued.
• At least 2 to 3 years working experience.
• A pleasant personality, team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued.

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by 05th July 2015 to:
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754,
Dar es Salaam.

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