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  • Posted: Jun 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. In 1998, we began our expansion by acquiring licences in Rwanda, Uganda and Swaziland. Since then, we continued to grow, with a view of bringing world-class telecommunications and digital services to markets across Africa and the Middle East. Throug...
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    Senior Manager: Advertising

    Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

    Support the GM Digital services in executing the Mobile Advertising strategy within MTN Group and its footprint.
    The Senior Manager: Advertising is responsible for driving effective implementation of Mobile Advertising strategic plans to deliver value to shareholders across the key advertising pillars

    • Technology and Enablement
    • Insights and analytics
    • Go to Market
    • Products and Pricing
    • Sales
    • Partners management

    The Senior Manager is also responsible to contribute towards MTN’s overall strategic goals, to achieve profitable growth and to continuously improve the operations performance.
    The Senior Manager: Advertising reports to the General Manager Digital Services supported by project manager, sales manager and data scientist.

    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)


    • Minimum of 4-year tertiary degree (Bachelor of Science, Engineering or related field)
    • MBA or Masters (advantageous)


    • Manager track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years’ experience in telecommunications, digital marketing, digital product management, content management
    • Knowledge and strong Experience in Digital Advertising Business
    • Good B2B sales experience, Digital sales experience will be advantageous
    • Hands on experience in managing and implementing digital products and initiatives
    • Project Management experience will be advantageous
    • Deep understanding of the digital ecosystem, players, business models and industry related best practices
    • Understanding emerging markets advantageous
    • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
    • Pan Africa multi-cultural experience is advantageous
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven and ability to motivate a fast-paced team
    • Attitude of Innovation, inventiveness and thought leadership
    • Abreast of global mind-set and best practice
    • Willing and flexible to travel within Africa and Middle East
    • English speaker. French, Portuguese, Zulu, Swahili, and other African languages a plus

    Functional Knowledge:

    • Digital advertising
    • Analytics and customer targeting techniques
    • Sales funnel management
    • Value Added Services
    • Digital content, media and/or applications
    • Advertising Product and Content Management
    • Digital marketing
    • Project & product management


    • Business Acumen
    • Analytics and Interpretation
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Organizational Agility
    • Digital mind-set
    • Dealing with ambiguity and complexity
    • Decision Making
    • Conflict Management
    • Negotiation
    • Financial and Numerical
    • Project Management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MTN on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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