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Monday, October 4, 2010

Category Manager

Dealfish is a Pan-African online classifieds business that is a division of MIH Internet Africa (MIHIA). Dealfish Kenya has exciting opportunities for talented and passionate Category Managers to sell Real Estate, Recruitment and Automotive online classifieds to Businesses and who excel at working in a competitive landscape, can deliver
outstanding sales, customer service, and maintain important business relationships.
The successful candidates will report to the Dealfish East Africa Country Manager and will be responsible for prospecting, developing and managing accounts with businesses to list their products/services to generate online leads via Dealfish Kenya. We are looking for Category Managers with at least two year's experience. Category Managers will be responsible for prospecting, developing and managing new accounts as well as maintaining those accounts on a day-to-day basis.


* Secure product/servicelistings for Dealfish Kenya for the defined category assigned (i.e Automotive, Real Estate or Recruitment).
* Builds a defined working territory according to guidelines.
Sets appointments and cold calls; makes sales calls and sales presentations to new and existing business accounts.
* Provides on-going account management ensuring that business customers are happy with the services offered by Dealfish Kenya.
* Processes customer paperwork and listing requirements.
* Sets up business accounts on the Dealfish Kenya web site and tracks utilization.
* Shares revenue generating ideas.
* Produces weekly activity reports and monthly activity plans.
* Responsible for providing business customer listing content in a timely and organized manner.
* Participates in sales and category meetings.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
* Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.


(External factors which influence the work environment, taking future conditions and strategic requirements into account)

* Dynamic start up culture/expanding company
* Global organization
* Fast paced working environment.
* Leading edge internet focused company


(External and internal individuals or groups to whom products, services, programs and information must be provided)

* Dealfish Kenya users (businesses and consumers)
* Employees of MIHIA and other subsidiaries
* Internal and external service providers


(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)

* You are passionate about what you do
* You have integrity
* What you do you do well
* Bachelors in marketing, advertising, sales, or related field
* 2+ years of online and sales/account management experience
* Innovative out of the box skills
* Highly organized team player who can multitask
* Has proofreading, verbal and written communication skills

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be part of the Dealfish Kenya team, please forward a comprehensive CV listing relevant skills and experience for attention:
Should you not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

contact info:
The Country Manager
Dealfish East Africa

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