Media Executive -. Movit Products Limited

Movit Products Limited


uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 27/03/2020

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 3

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

Directorate:     Department:


Reports to:      Reports to (matrix reporting, where applicable):

Media Coordinator      N/A

Direct Reports:            Direct Reports (matrix reporting, where applicable):

N/A      N/A

B.         Purpose of the job

The Media Executive is responsible for all executional aspects related to media and advertising. Working closely with the PR, Media and Advertising manager, the Media and advertising executive is responsible for planning, strategizing and execution of all media related work.

C.        Responsibilities

1.         Main Responsibilities:

a)      Book and coordinate Radio Talk shows and TV guest appearances to boost and promote the brand activities and products by utilising the airtime as per the properties;

b)      Organise and coordinate Media Give away, by visiting media houses to increase visibility, awareness and maintain good relations with the media houses;

c)       Draft and circulate media mentions to stations Movit advertises with  for the presenters to read them out to the listeners/audience;

d)      Ensure consistency in Television, Radio and print advertisement through maintaining a good communication ground with the media houses to create awareness for the brands to the ideal customers;

e)      Selection of media properties that resonate with the MPL brands for partnership through proposal assessment

f)        Process the media monitoring report for TV, Radio, Print and online to identify the media properties fulfilling the contractual agreements through compiling media reports;

g)      Coordinate the contractual process for media houses to maintain good relations with the contracted stations by ensuring that contracts are made in time before expiry;

h)      Offer media support to the selected MPL activities by coordinating journalist for coverage to increase mileage through brand visibility and exposure;

i)        Lobby for free media opportunities to cut down expenditure on the media through negotiations for free space with partnering media houses.

2.         Financial Responsibilities:


3.         Key Result Areas

a)      Book and coordinate a number of radio and Tv  guest shows by Movit staff as agreed

b)      Organise and coordinate giveaways

c)       Draft and circulate media mentions to Tv and radio stations Movit advertises with

d)      Continuous communication with the media houses to keep abreast with the advertisements

e)      Follow up on the Movit’s advertisements on the different media houses to ensure conformity to the agreed terms

f)        Timely process the different media houses contracts

g)      Acquirement of a certain number of free media coverage within a specific period, as agreed

4.         Nature of Decision Making:

a)      Analytical Decisions

b)      Operation Decisions

D.        Qualification, Knowledge and Skills

5.         Academic Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication

6.         Professional Qualifications (mandatory):

CIM level 3

7.         Other Professional Qualifications:


8.         Technical Competencies:

a)      Computer Literacy

b)      Knowledge of professional standards

c)       Writing skills

9.         Behavioural Competencies:

a)      Communication skills

b)      Team building

c)       Ability to work under pressure

d)      Negotiation skills

10.   Minimum months or years of relevant experience required to be appointed to the position :

Entry Level; or

Three (3) years’ experience in the previous grade.


How to Apply

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While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those that qualify will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.


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