BASIC JOB INFORMATION
- Job Category: Agriculture, Business Development
- Job Level: Full time
- Job Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Offered Salary: Negotiable
TEAM AND ROLE OVERVIEW
The Agri-Sales and Marketing Executive are being recruited, in a full-time position, to be a part of the aQysta Nepal team.
The Agri-Sales and Marketing Executive will work to expand aQysta’s Grown Farm Incubator in Nepal, onboarding more market partners and partner organizations for sales of crops/harvest of farmers aQysta works with.
Do you have the confidence that you can make sales happen?
Do you want to bring innovation in the agricultural value chain so as to make farming profitable for Nepali smallholder farmers?
Are you entrepreneurial, proactive, and unafraid to share new ideas with a diverse group of stakeholders?
If the answers to the above questions are yes, then this could be the perfect position for you where you can apply your professional passion to lead in the job role of (Agri) Sales and Marketing Executive.
As such, the (Agri) Sales and Marketing Executive will be at the heart of aQysta’s mission of empowering smallholder farmers.
Develop new and premium sales channels for the produce/harvests of the Grown Farm Incubator.
On-board market partners/actors are willing to buy harvest from farm incubator.
Support in the creation of suitable marketing and promotional material to generate new relevant leads and interested buyers.
Provide support for the GROWN farm incubator expansion plan by :
-Establish partnerships with government and non-government organizations working with smallholder farmers.
-Analyze and provide suggestions to improve the Grown Farm Incubator business model.
-Develop a strategy to market the concept of the Grown Farm Incubator to relevant stakeholders.
BACKGROUND AND SKILLS
Minimum of 2 years working experience in the marketing and sales of agriculture crops/harvests/commodities by working closely with market actors in the sales of agri-products from farmers/farmers groups/ cooperatives.
Having practical experience in agriculture value chain development is required.
Having a Master’s degree in marketing or business studies. Having an academic background in agriculture will be considered a plus. BBS/ BBA with strong work experience may also qualify.
Excellent communication skills to communicate with traditional, conventional, non-conventional, and institutional buyers of harvests/crops.
Strong presentation skills (verbal, interactive with preparing slides, etc.).
Commendable negotiation skills.
Able to plan work and organize the team and oneself.
Entrepreneurial, self-driven, and proactive in work approach.
Candidates possessing a valid driving license will be preferred.
WHAT WE OFFER & EXPECT
At aQysta, you are welcome to join a diverse international team of driven, ambitious, young professionals who proudly own the company’s purpose – ‘to enable smallholder farmers to sustain themselves and their families with just farming.’
aQysta provides an open-minded and safe working environment that encourages innovative thinking, ownership, and taking on responsibilities. aQysta provides ample room and tools for you to unleash your creativity and skills to excel in the work you do.
As a company, aQysta adopts global best practices and believes in taking an active role in its employee’s growth, by providing them with the challenges, freedom and support required such that they hone their skills, develop confidence and shine as stellar professionals.
Applications are accepted only via email.
To apply, please send your updated resume and cover letter at the email address.
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