Wefarm Brand Ambassador Jobs in Uganda

Wefarm Brand Ambassador Jobs in Uganda

Role:
  • Wefarm Brand Ambassador (Contract Role)
    Team:
  • Marketing
    Location:
  • Uganda
    Reports to:
  • Field Assistant, Uganda

    Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, enables farmers to connect with one another to solve problems, share ideas and spread innovation.

    Utilising the latest machine learning technology, Wefarm’s service works both online and over SMS.

    Knowledge shared on Wefarm can help farmers to produce higher quality products, increase yields, gain insight into market pricing, tackle the effects of climate change, diversify agricultural interests, and much more.

    Since its founding in 2015, Wefarm has been named one of Africa’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and has won Google’s Impact Challenge Award, TechCrunch Europas-Tech for Good Award, and the European Union Commission’s Ideas from Europe prize, among others. We’ve been covered on CNN, the BBC, Wired, TechCrunch, Forbes, the FT and more. The company is headquartered in London with offices in Nairobi, Kampala and Dar es Salaam.

    We seek to recruit a team of Brand Ambassadors to help us scale our presence on the ground.

    The Role

    The Brand Ambassadors will play a key role in being the face of Wefarm in the field and supporting the biggest number of farmers possible to join and use Wefarm.

    They will spend a lot of time in farming communities introducing Wefarm to farmers and educating them on the benefits of joining the network.

    The role will also participate in Wefarm’s farmer facing field initiatives to ensure farmers are excited to engage with the service.

    Tasks

  • Actively sign up farmers in their locality with a minimum daily target of 20 farmers, maximum daily sign up of 50 farmers.
  • Keenly explaining to farmers in rural areas of Uganda about Wefarm
    services, joining them to the network and ensuring that every farmer they sign up is actively engaged in using these services
  • Passing on any challenges and issues to the Kampala office once they arise
  • Support Wefarm Field and Marketing staff with field activities
  • Gathering farmer feedback and passing them on to Kampala Office

    Qualifications
  • Individuals with a minimum of a Diploma in agriculture and any related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of the locals and farming trends in the communities in a given Wefarm operational Region of Uganda
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Resilient and attention to detail
  • Ability to speak either of the local languages spoken in Western, Central or Eastern Uganda
  • Able to walk long distances in rural communities of Uganda
  • Able to work under Minimal Supervision
  • Experience of working directly with small-scale farmers and the farming communities will be an added advantage

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st June 2019
  • To apply, please send your CV, a short cover letter, and answer the following question.
  • “You have been recruited as a Wefarm Field Ambassador.
  • Describe the strategy you will use to reach 200 farmers every week.”
  • For more information and job application details, see; Wefarm Brand Ambassador Jobs in Uganda

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