Soma Biblia is an Evangelical Lutheran Literature Ministry registered in Tanzania. Our main functions are Publication, selling and distribution of; - Bibles, Christian literature and other Church Supplies to churches and society at large through our book centers in Dar es Salaam, Iringa, Mwanza, Arusha, Mbeya and our mobile distribution network.
We are looking for a dynamic, focused Tanzanian, and a devoted follower of Christ, to fill the post of Branch Manager Trainee to be stationed in our Dar es Salaam or Mbeya branch.
Planning, coordinating, directing and controlling sales and distribution in the lines of; - sales trips, church sales, town sales, bookshop sales, etc.
Carrying out sales to the existing customers and looking for new customers
Ensure a professional presentation and decoration of our products
Develop dedicated partnerships with shopkeepers and sales staff
Draw up a list of all customers and track down their performance
Carry out market research and draw up strategies for developing business connections
Exercise appropriate customer care and timely provision of services
Maintain good relationship with churches and other Christian organizations
Carry out operations of the branch in accordance with set procedures and guidelines
Prepare product promotions and advertisement
Prepare weekly and monthly marketing, sales and distribution reports
Ensure that all stocks movements are properly documented and signed.
Ensure that all bookshop, town, trip and church sales are properly documented and accounted for.
Ensure stocks at the store, bookshop, sales vehicles and church boxes are periodically counted, reconciled and differences investigated and made good.
Perform other duties as may be assigned by Sales Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing or Business Administration or Commerce.
Experience of sales and marketing for at least two years.
Excellent computer skills in all Microsoft Applications.
Innovative, creative and solution oriented
Good at time management, flexible and honest.
A devoted follower of Christ with unquestionable ethics and integrity.
Excellent communication and negotiating skills both in English and Swahili
Ability to work in a team
Flexible to travel
Mode of Application:
Interested applicants who meet the above qualifications are invited to submit a CV and a covering letter to the address set out below, either physically, through email, or by regular mail: -
P.O. BOX 12772,
Phone: +255 754 292995
Mwai Kibaki Road - Mikocheni B (Opposite Baraka Plaza)
Dar es Salaam
The closing date for applications is Friday January 25th, 2019.
Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview panel