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Job Details

City:
Yangon
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Marketing
Salary:
500,000 - 749,999 Ks.

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
No. of Employees:
51-100

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Manager (supervisor of staff)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Marketing, Sales, Presentation,

Language Skills

Myanmar, English

Job Description

Position Overview:  Sales & Marketing Manager will be responsible profitably generating revenue from advertisers and marketing partners.  In this role, the Sales & Marketing Manager will oversee direct advertising sales and development of revenue-generating business partnerships.  The Sales & Marketing Manager is also responsible for developing, and keeping up-to-date all marketing materials related to advertising and business development revenue.

 

The Sales & Marketing Manager will report to Publisher and CEO.

Position Requirements

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Direct advertising sales for all Kumudra/The Modern media products, including weekly journals, websites and social media
  • Development of advertising sales forecasts and plans
  • Development and execution of sales materials, media kits and other marketing materials
  • Partnering with management to develop new areas for profitable advertising sales.
  • Managing sales staff and outside sales consultants and representatives
  • Developing, executing and maintaining in-house sales incentive systems
  • Support for finance team in overdue account collections,
  • General ledger bookkeeping

 

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have worked in sales to a business for 2 to 3 years in Myanmar, other advertising sales experience is highly preferred. A college degree is desirable, but not required.

The candidate will have also have:

  • Excellent communications skills in Myanmar
  • Good grasp of English for sales and communications purposes
  • Understanding of sales techniques and approaches
  • Good understanding of online media – including websites and social media
  • Ability to work in a small team environment

The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in the fast-paced and frequently changing world of publishing.

 

The Company:

Kumudra/The Modern are two of Yangon’s most widely read print and online publications.  The company has continuously published for over a decade and represents one of the most consistent and well-regarded publications in Myanmar’s journal marketplace.  The company has invested to develop new audiences using its website – KumudraNews.com and its popular Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/kumudranews/

To Apply: Apply through work.com.mm OR send your updated CV to sai.mmp@mdif.org & Poe.Mmp@mdif.org

About the Company

Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) is a US-based non-profit investment fund that provides financing and technical assistance to independent media in countries with a history of media oppression. MDIF is running a unique capacity building program for independent media in Myanmar. MDIF's Myanmar Media Program (MMP) is a three-year initiative to strengthen the business and organizational capacity of up to 12 media organizations, thereby focusing on vital aspects of capacity building for mediauntil now largely unaddressed. This is being done through an intensive coaching program tailored to theneeds of each media.Through this program, MDIF intends to increase the ability of the participating media to provide audiences with reliable news and information and contribute to the development of a strong and financially sustainable independent media sector in Myanmar.

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