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Job Opportunity Business Development Manager at Mwananchi Communications Limited

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti and The Citizen is looking for a motivated and highly experienced individual to fill the position of:


Job Purpose:
The product manager will oversee the ideations and development of new online products, from its inception to its launch against strategic digital road maps. This is an excellent opportunity to manage and develop the product portfolio and help with the expansion of a market leading organization.

Main Responsibilities

  • Identify Key Digital Trends in Tanzania and develop thorough understanding of the product requirements
  • Establish and grow relationships with decision makers I influences within major clients and ad agencies
  • Actively identify and pursue new advertising and revenue opportunities, Create concepts in alliance with clients, Product and Editorial Teams
  • Strategize for growth and maximum share of category spends on digital platform
  • Providing actionable insights on ad performance using analytical tools to the sales team
  • Report on ad sales, impressions and related metrics to clients
  • Client servicing and Key account management
  • Keep up to date with trends and developments in the digital industry to gain early insights in to new business opportunities
  • Identify new opportunities for monetization and create integrated concepts

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • MBA in Marketing, preferably with 3 to 9 years previous experience in Digital Media sales/ Digital Network or Digital Ad Sales.
  • Understanding of Integrated Sales Concepts and Publishing Houses.
  • Will be required to develop Knowledge of prices, margins and activities of both, own products and competition
  • Numbers-driven with strong analytical skills and experience using web analytics
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, convincing, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiator, collaborator and team player
  • High on initiative. Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure, persists despite obstacles and ambiguities.
  • Ability to create and execute concepts.

A competitive remuneration will be offered to the right candidate. 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 June 15, 2017 to;

Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P.O.Box 19754, Dar es Salaam
E mail:

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted