Business Solutions Manager – Niche Products

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the ideal candidate will be charged with the responsibility of managing the development and fulfillment of all advertising solutions, sponsorships, content partnerships, events and activations for clients and also ensure the execution of customized elements for all niche products.

Key Responsibilities & Duties: –

Drive the strategic product objectives including the revenue streams, events and the activities across each financial period;
Plan, coordinate and supervise the Business Solutions Executives to generate and meet agreed individual and team’s volumes against the set monthly, quarterly and annual revenue targets for niche products or as may be assigned;
Lead the sales teams in understanding the client business needs and develop innovative advertising solutions as may be required;
Lead in engaging the product with the target market audience, advertisers and consumers through effective client engagement and product offering awareness;
Coordinate and collaborate internal planning/brainstorms towards the responses to specific product advertising opportunities;
Building and maintaining relationships across departments with a view to develop integrated solutions for the mutual benefits of both our external clients and our business;
Work with the creative, marketing and production teams on concept executions while supporting the team to present concise, accurate and creative responses that meet clients’ requirements;
Lead in Identifying new leads, maintaining client service relations and fostering business relationships;
Develop team members to ensure their growth and motivation, as well as offer overall coaching and guidance to maximize on individual and team potential;
Any other task that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Attributes: –

Bachelor’s degree in business studies or related field from a recognized institution;
Four (4) years of relevant experience preferably in media sales;
Must possess maturity, professionalism and poise, and have proven experience interacting with business solutions executives, as the position requires direct contact with decision makers, brand representatives and clients in the marketplace;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Experience working across teams in organizations and managing projects across teams;
Ability to work independently, possess initiative with proven outstanding project management skills;
Strong understanding of lead generation, solutions driven and great sense of value delivery;
Knowledge and Understanding of high net worth consumers;
Have an understanding of regional events and commercialization of the same;
Leadership and conflict resolutions skills;
Ability to cultivate long standing client relationships.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity, compensation and an attractive commission structure


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About Nation Media Group

The Nation Media Group (NMG) founded by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It has been quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since the early 1970s. As the leading multi-media house in the East African region, it has print as well as electronic media and the Internet which attracts a regular readership quite unparalleled in the region.