Marketing Officer Job at RCS Consult – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Marketing
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  16 April 2021
Duty Station:  Gulu
Posted: 17-03-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Marketing Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Advertising & Marketing ]

Jobs at:

RCS Consult

Deadline of this Job:
16 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Gulu , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

On behalf of our client a microfinance, we seek to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of Marketing Officer.
Job Summary:
As a Marketing Officer, you will have responsibility to sell our growing portfolio of agricultural based loan products (including bicycles, oxen and ploughs, grinding mills and motorcycles). Your position and your sales are based in Gulu or Lira and the surrounding districts. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Travel daily to the field to meet potential clients and build relationships with local leaders.
• Work with local leaders to identify and target existing organized VSLA and farming groups.
• Identify potential clients that are not formed in a group, and help establish organized groups.
• Market loan products to existing groups and new clients.
• Complete screening and applications for individual clients and approved groups.
• Meet the set monthly/quarterly/yearly targets by ensuring the pipeline clients are closely follow up
• Work closely with Credit Officers to ensure conversion of pipeline clients into sales.
Pipeline generation
Customer Service
• Go the “extra mile” to build trusting relationships, customer loyalty and satisfaction.
• Deliver high quality client service by keeping time, providing accurate information, and being
• respectful of all potential customers.
• Provide training to potential clients before loan disbursal.
• Maintain close relationships with customers throughout the loan process.
Administrative Tasks/Other
• Maintain and update client records and duty reports.
• Maintain client and loan pipeline in the marketing CRM.
• Analyse and suggest ways company can improve its marketing strategies.
• Other tasks and projects deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Skills and requirements
• You have the passion and drive to change the life of smallholder farmers through innovative
• lending and training strategies.
• Minimum qualification of diploma or degree from recognized university or college.
• At least one year of experience in a similar role working with smallholder farmers.
• Strong computer skills and precision in working with data.
• Fluency in English and Luo (Acholi, Langi)
• Ability and/or willingness to ride long distances on a motorcycle daily by yourself.
• Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Other Information
Work location will be in the Acholi and Lango subregions. Expect to spend about 80% of your time in the field and 20% in office in Gulu or Lira. Your working hours are 40 hours per week for which flexibility is required based on the market needs, this includes that you might need to work weekends or early evening hours.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Associate Degree


Job application procedure
Interested candidates are invited to apply through [email protected]   Indicate the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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