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Field Ambassador

Marketing – Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
Department Marketing
Employment Type Consultant
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Role: Wefarm Field Ambassador

Team: Marketing

Location: Tanzania

Reports to: Head of Field, Tanzania

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 Field Ambassadors to help us scale our presence on the ground.

The Role

The Field 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 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 minimum daily target of 35 farmers
  • Keenly explaining to farmers in rural areas of Tanzania about Wefarm services and ensuring that every farmer they sign up is actively engaged in using these services
  • Passing on any problems and issues to the Dar es salaam office once they arise
  • Support Wefarm Field and Marketing staff with field activities
  • Gathering farmer feedback and passing them on to Wefarm

 

Qualifications

  • Individuals with certificate or diploma in an agricultural field
  • Knowledge and understanding of the locals and farming trends in the communities in a given area
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Marketing skills 
  • Resilient and attention to detail 
  • Experience of working directly with small-scale farmers and the farming communities will be an added advantage


Application process:

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.” 

 

Please note that this role requires candidates that are based in Mbeya and Songwe regions.

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  • Location
    Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Consultant
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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