The Great African Food Company (GAFCO) is a mission driven “for-profit” organization founded to sustainably benefit small-holder farmers and the environment.
Our business-centric approach to provide long-term sustainable solutions is in response to the short-comings of traditional development models. GAFCO committed creating economic opportunities for thousands of small-holder farmers throughout East Africa to substantially increase incomes by marketing great tasting food grown organically to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals, improve soil fertility and increase biodiversity. We believe in local people, their inherent understanding of what works best where they live and the potential for change by sharing information within a business paradigm built on transparency, fairness, environmental stewardship and economic sustainability. The organization headquarters are in Arusha, Tanzania.
GAFCO is looking for an aggressive, dynamic, energetic and exceptional creative person to fill the position of sales and marketing officer.
Purpose of the position:

Data Entry specialist

The purpose of the Marketing Officer position is to assist in the planning, market development and delivery of agreed volumes to identified markets, widening access and community engagement activities and recruitment of reliable buyers for smallholder farmers’ produce.

Major Responsibilities:
·         Working with smallholder farmers (growers) and potential buyers to know the demand and supply ranges of agricultural produce including organic products.
·         Planning and developing strategies to attract buyers and implementing them with growers in order to increase their profits.
·         Develop weekly, monthly and annual market projections
·         Advertising and distributing GAFCO products in and outside the country
·         Developing and building the list of reliable clients and customers in and outside the country.
·         Performing any other duties related to his/her work as assigned by his/her supervisor.
·         Observe mission and core values of GAFCo and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
·         Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness, or related field (Master degree will be added advantage)
·         Experience in marketing agricultural products inside and outside the country
·         Demonstrated experience in developing a competitive market
·         Minimum 3 year experience working with micro, small and/or medium-size agribusinesses
·         Minimum 3 year experience developing business plans, especially with firms in the agricultural sector
·         Experience conducting financial analysis and business planning for agro-enterprises
·         Previous experience with private sector is an added advantage
·         Experience with both formal and informal markets is required
·         Aggressive, dynamic, energetic and exceptional creative person
·         Well organized, detail-oriented and ability to work independently
·         Fluency in English (written and spoken).

Please submit your CV and cover letter (With the subject name "APP. FOR MARKETING OFFICER) through, and copy .


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