Friday, May 31, 2019

Job Opportunity at Mwananchi Communications Limited, Digital Lead

Digital Lead

Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group and publishers of leading Tanzania newspapers. Mwananchi, Mwanaspotl, The Citizen and are looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of:


Job purpose:

Responsible for creating and rolling out the MCL digital strategy road map by guiding the digital technical team to support digital revenue drive, audience and integrated news content creation through new products development and enhancing existing products.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with partners and agencies for ensuring digital grows
  • Create concepts in alliance with clients. Product and Editorial Teams
  • Strategize for growth and maximum share of category spends on digital platform
  • Providing actionable insights on ad performance using analytical tools to the sales team
  • Keep up to date with trends and developments in the digital industry to gain early insights into new business opportunities
  • Identify new opportunities for monetization and create integrated concepts
  • Accountable for ensuring digital platforms are fit for purpose, operational and future focused, and that the customer-facing products built on these platforms provide optimal value to the business and their customers.
  • Own the vision for digital product and the product backlog.
  • Stakeholder management in line with business strategy
  • Working on multiple projects and the analysis once signed off projects go live
  • Be the evangelist for the internal products within the business, acting as a bridge between development and editorial, as well as educating stakeholders on the use of the tools being developed
  • Managing relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Bringing solutions to market in an Agile environment
  • Work closely with marketing team to develop effective brand/ tactical communication and align the same to achieve advertising & distribution digital goals

Qualifications and Experience:

» Academic : post graduate from an accredited institution.

» Professional : Graduate

» Experience : 10+ years: minimum 5+ years in digital; relevant experience with a media/content company

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates and a day time telephone contact by June 7, 2019 to; or direct to the career portal


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MCL Is an equal opportunity employer.