Sales Lead and Communications Associate


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Plot 3A Kateeba CloseKampala, Central UG


About

  • Social Media & Communications (2 people in Uganda and remotely)
    • Managing social media for both fundraising in the US and marketing efforts in Uganda (answering questions about products, pricing, etc), updating blogs, photographing project, making videos about our users for the website and crowd funding
    • Drafting newsletters on monthly basis

  • Sales Lead, Marketing & Distribution, Training (4-6 people in country)
    • Giving recommendations on how to improve marketing efforts overall and making a marketing plan for the duration of the volunteer project and for the upcoming year
    • Creating training materials for future marketers
    • Implement and train staff marketers in:
      • Targeted direct marketing campaigns in person in select markets and neighborhood areas of Kampala, which can entail going door to door
      • Finding retailers for our stoves throughout Kampala including supermarkets
      • Going on truck sales throughout the country to better train marketers, (marketing in various towns for 2-4 days at a time)
      • Approaching large businesses regarding bulk sales of our products to their employees by deducting cost from their salaries (if the employee wants the product)
      • Marketing to teachers and health professionals in their schools and clinics.
      • Wholesaling our briquettes to charcoal retailers
  • Operations Improvements (1 person in country or remotely)
    • Making improvements to finance, admin, HR and inventory procedures and documents
  • User Studies (2 people in country)
    • Conducting surveys to better understand stove and fuel use so that we continue to improve our offerings and set appropriate pricing
    • Studying potential for LPG and bio-ethanol use among existing and new clients

Skills

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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