Marketing Team Leader

Published by Jobstanzania on 2:44:00 pm

Position: Marketing Team Leader

Department: Marketing
Contract: Full Time
Start date: Immediate 

Who we are 
Mobisol is a leading German company for prepaid Solar Home Systems (SHS) dedicated to delivering a clean, affordable alternative to fossil fuels for low-income households living without access to reliable energy. Mobisol’s products combine solar energy with innovative mobile technology and microfinance. Mobisol is currently serving over 30,000 customers in Tanzania and Rwanda. Mobisol is aspiring to scale rapidly in order to reach hundreds of thousands of households in off grid communities, thereby stimulating economic and social development in project countries while simultaneously contributing to global environmental protection.Our largest operations are in Tanzania where Mobisol has established a strong sales base as well as a qualified and highly motivated local team of over 180 employees. Mobisol Ltd has been established in 2013 to foster and expand our operations within the Tanzanian market and accompany our growth in East Africa.

As part of our growth plans in Tanzania, Mobisol Ltd is looking for a Marketing Team Leader.


  • The main role of the Marketing Team Leaderis responsibility for planning and executing innovative, creative and impactful marketing campaigns by coordinating a team of marketing officers. The main objective is to increase and strengthen Mobisol’s brand awareness in target markets in order to facilitate achievement of sales target.The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible to set up regional marketing schedules, organize and conduct marketing campaigns to accelerate customer acquisition and increase sales
  • Responsible to coordinate with sales agents to ensure their attendance at marketing events
  • Responsible to conduct basic market research about customer satisfaction and the competition
  • Responsible to coordinate and evaluate marketing programs in collaboration with marketing officers
  • Responsible to prepare annual, quarterly and monthly marketing plans for an assigned region
  • Responsible to collaborate with local media to achieve maximum attention for high potential marketing activities

Marketing Team leader  reports to the ZonalHub Manager and Marketing Manager

The Marketing Team Leaderhas the disciplinary and technical authority over the marketing officers in the respective zone

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Degree in Marketing or a related field
  • At least 5 years working experience of which 2 in managing teams of at least 5 employees ideally in the Marketing field
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in Marketing or a related field
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Effective team management and highly-organized with clear dissemination and collection of information to / from a team
  • Very good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and deadline driven, dynamic self-starter and team player
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Strong skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing and communications activities
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets
  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications
  • Computer literacy in MS Office programs and well-known image processing and page layout programs, preferably InDesign
  • Ability to compile and interpret statistical data and communicate it in a professional and understandable manner
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and English
  • Willingness to relocate (if applicable) and travel within the Zone assigned
  • Drivers Licence required

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to - jobstz@plugintheworld.com quoting “Marketing Teamleader” in the subject line. 

The closing date for receiving applications is December 12th, 2015.

All applicants MUST send their applications to the email address provided above: hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

While we appreciate all responses to our request for applications, please understand that we will only contact short-listed candidates.

Mobisol is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and men, without discrimination.

More information about Mobisol please visit – www.mobisol.co.tz



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