IBurst Africa Telecoms Recruitment 2011: Sales and Marketing Manager - Jobs in Ghana

IBurst Africa Telecoms Recruitment 2011: Sales and Marketing Manager

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4 Aug, 2011

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Management Jobs in Ghana, Marketing Jobs in Ghana, Sales Jobs in Ghana

The Sales and Marketing Manager reports to the country CEO and supports iBurst Africa’s growth and revenue generating efforts in the Ghanaian market, through effective and results-focused sales & marketing strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops corporate sales & marketing strategy and achieves sales & marketing operational objectives.
  • Achieves marketing and sales financial objectives by giving forecasts, prepares annual budgets, schedules expenditure, analyzes variances and takes corrective action.
  • Prepares competitor analysis and coordinates continuous benchmarking to ensure product and services remain competitive.
  • Builds and manage an effective sales team and a distribution network that adequately and continuously delivers on sales targets.
  • Builds an effective and optimal distribution network for iBurstAfrica products.
  • Recruits new resellers and effectively manage product availability, market trends and new challenges within the distribution network.
  • Define, cost and implement marketing plans and communications strategy for the company in line with iBurstAfrica group guidelines.
  • Work closely with advertising agencies in managing the iBurstAfrica brand and various product offers.


Required Skills or Experience

  • BA/ BSc degree in Business management, Marketing or similar or related subjects. A Masters degree would be desirable.
  • At least 10 years experience in Direct Marketing, Channel Management, Strategic Partnership/ Business Development and Sales, 5 of which should be in a managerial role.
  • Experience in the Telecommunications industry would be an advantage.
  • Should have a proven record of success in developing and managing an effective and self sustaining distribution channels
  • Hands on experience in managing sales teams
  • Experience in Market research
  • Must possess excellent negotiating skills, ability to build and develop strong relationships
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook and presentation software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills


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