Job Title: Business Representative

Location: Nairobi

Reports to: Marketing Manager

Start Date: ASAP

One Planet Publishing & Media Services Limited is a publishing & media services company based in Nairobi, Kenya. Our primary focus is on writing, editing, designing, and printing books and non-book materials. We also provide research, editorial, design, layout, photography, illustration, proofreading, pre-press, printing, and audio-visual production services for individuals and corporates. Our goal is to enable our clients to publish or document their works efficiently.

We are currently seeking dynamic and result-oriented professionals to join our team as Business Representatives in the Nairobi Region.

Summary of the Position:

The Business Representative will play a pivotal role in contributing towards the achievement of One Planet's mission. The job holder will be responsible for promoting and selling educational materials to schools, booksellers, and other customers through strategic visits. The ultimate aim is to meet sales targets and grow our market share.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Strategically visit schools in the Nairobi region, showcasing our books to secure placements on their booklists, thereby ensuring a significant increase in sales volumes.
  2. Engage with bookshops, actively pursuing orders while fostering strong relationships to enhance repeat business and sustained growth.
  3. Plan and implement an effective sales and marketing program within the Nairobi region, aiming for maximum market penetration and revenue generation.
  4. Expand our presence in the non-school market, particularly targeting NGOs, to establish a steady and non-seasonal stream of business.
  5. Implement effective debt collection strategies within the Nairobi region to ensure timely payments and minimize outstanding balances.
  6. Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with various stakeholders, including students, teachers, school managers, booksellers, education officials, and corporates, for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  7. Gather valuable feedback on the reception of our products, keeping schools and booksellers informed about our latest releases.
  8. Provide timely and accurate daily reports to the management with a focus on achieving sales targets.

Skills and Qualifications:

Application Process:

Please send a CV and cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications to on or before 28th February 2024. Clearly indicate the subject:Business Representative

Note: We encourage early applications as we will begin the selection process as soon as we receive them.