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P.o. box 12772 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Phone: +255 786 197 412


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Postal address: P.o. Box 2696 Arusha, Tanzania

Phone: + 255 787392951



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Cathbert Msemo

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. 


  • 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: - 


Soma Biblia 

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 

New book is available "UKALIFA AU MAUTI"

Cathbert Msemo

"Ukalifa au Mauti" is a book that tells about the persecution of the Nigerian Christians. This book reminds us to pray for all who are persecuted and killed for confessing Jesus Christ. The translation contained in this book (UKALIFA AU MAUTI) means FOLLOW PROPHET MUHAMMAD OR DENY AND DIE. It is available in our Soma Biblia bookshops here in Tanzania.

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Cathbert Msemo

It is our pleasure to see the Church sets a special day for the children (MIKAELI NA WATOTO) and the way many churches  have the culture of giving gifts to children during this day, especially the gifts that can help and build children in their faith. Soma Biblia like to join this mission of building up children in Christian faith through books, Bibles and magazines for children. Due to that, we have a special offer of 20% to all churches who want to give their children gifts during Mikaeli na Watoto.

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