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Farmcrowdy job opening

Farmcrowdy is an agric-tech platform that gives Nigerians the opportunity to participate in Agriculture by connecting farm sponsors with real farmers for the purpose of producing high-quality farm produce.

Farmcrowdy job opening

With a mandate to empower rural farmers, contribute to food security in Nigeria and provide a healthy means of engaging people with Agriculture from a profit-driven perspective, Farmcrowdy has been of great help to rural farmers.

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They are currently looking to hire personnel for the following positions

1. Product Executive (Insurance Portfolio)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the liaising between the insurance parties concerned; i.e. broker(s), bank(s) and the underwriter(s)
  • Develop business marketing strategies to promote the company’s insurance product
  • Identify Business/Co-operative leads for the company’s product services
  • Establish productive relationships to create a pool of prospective clientele groups that fit our insurance package
  • Work with the Agribusiness & Trading team and all other Product services team(s) within the company in identifying and working with additional clientele groups for the insurance product
  • Building business relationships with current and potential clients
  • Understand client needs and offering solutions and support; answering potential client questions and follow-up call questions; responding to requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Monitor insurance claims to ensure mutual satisfaction
  • Achieve customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives
  • Maintain database and records of clientele information
  • Collaborating with management on sales goals, planning & forecasting; maintain short and long-term business development plans

Core Competencies:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2years experience in the Insurance or Banking Industry
  • Demonstrated and proven target results
  • Experience with lead generation and prospect management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability call, connect and interact with potential customers
  • Persuasive and goal-oriented
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Ability to meet target deadlines

2. FC Marketing Cinematographer

Job Objective

Reading scripts and liaising with the design and brand manager to produce media material to promote Farmcrowdy’s brand, visiting locations to take test shots. You should be skilled in using cameras and media equipment and computer applications.

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Be able to suggest suitable lighting, angles, filters, and techniques to the brand manager, and also work with the social media and marketing team.

The Role

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and demonstrates good creative intelligence. Easily inspired, with a strong vision and the ability to communicate that vision to the brand manager and media team.

Creatively creates media content to promote the Farmcrowdy brand on the various social media platform. Vast in various media editing app.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Vast in photography and providing advice on Farmcrowdy’s media material where appropriate.
  • Working with the marketing team to ensure the desired effects and that the mood of videos and photographs are achieved.
  • Design and create enticing motion graphics for video deliverables (corporate videos,eLearning, websites, marketing demos, etc.)
  • Prepare design plan, concept, and layout for motion graphic/video project.
  • Create and deliver motion and video content for various media including web, mobile, etc.
  • Work with the marketing team to understand project scope and objectives.
  • Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements to enhance videos motion graphics
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas.
  • Maintain and follow best practices for versioning control, naming convention, and organization of files.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about the latest graphic design techniques.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines and design standards.
  • Visiting locations and taking a series of shots
  • Working with the post-production team to ensure the desired effects are preserved and that the mood of the film is maintained.
  • Keeping up to date with advances in cinematography and attending workshops and training sessions wherever possible.
  • Expanding networks and maintaining relationships with industry professionals.

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Core Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film Production, or a similar discipline.
  • An associate degree is also acceptable.
  • Extensive experience working in the film making, script writing and photography.
  • Stamina and physical strength.
  • The ability to work long hours and spend time away from home.
  • A passion for film, good eye for detail, and excellent hand-eye coordination.

 

3.Digital Marketing Manager

Job Description:

Farmcrowdy is a global Agtech company focused on helping stakeholders in the food value chain maximize their output and increase their profits with technology.

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Our game-changing platform (Farmgate) leverages technology to connect the food value chain participants with access to finance, reduce the cost of production, open market access and harvest better yields – all in one place.

Role:

The Digital Marketing Manager will work on all marketing projects at Farmcrowdy

Key Responsibilities:

General

  • Contributing half of your efforts in the development of the team to organically building a full-fledged marketing agency that will cater to all in-house requests alongside prospecting other external clients for the sole aim of driving the agency for profitability.
  • Assist in leading Farmcrowdy Marketing as an In-House Agency with the goal of generating revenue from client engagement
  • Representing Farmcrowdy at external events when needed
  • Planning digital marketing campaigns, including web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising for Farmcrowdy’s brands and products
  • Maintaining Farmcrowdy’s social media presence across all digital channels
  • Measuring and reporting on the performance of all digital marketing campaigns
  • Design, build and maintain Farmcrowdy’s social media presence
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals(ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies for Farmcrowdy’s brands and products
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests across product lines and projects
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience across all channels
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels across Farmcrowdy’s product lines
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners in the execution of set projects and tasks that fall within agreed partnering scopes as stipulated from time to time
  • Evaluate emerging technologies whilst providing thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

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Core Digital Marketing Management Responsibilities:

  • Perform account management of pay per click accounts on Google AdWords and other search platforms
  • Assist in the maintenance and monitoring of keyword lists, account daily and monthly budget caps, impression share and other important account metrics.
  • Provide creative copy suggestions for marketing campaigns
  • Assist in the management of Display network placement on AdWords and through other relevant advertising platforms.
  • Execute strategies, measure performance and provide recommendations for keyword opportunities, campaign structuring, targeting, display network, etc.
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Generate new paid search marketing initiatives and creative growth strategies
  • Generate weekly and monthly client reporting for all major metrics, including goals tracking and revenue tracking.
  • Monitor and administer web analytics dashboards for the Farmcrowdy website and the Agricsquare community.
  • Generate reports and point out key areas of importance in accordance to Farmcrowdy’s goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels.
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners to optimize marketing campaign performance

Mobile App Marketing:

  • Review and update UI elements of the website (webpages, images, icons, etc.)
  • Build front-end web pages/elements on the website
  • Review and update UI/UX of mobile app
  • Monitor and administer web analytics dashboards for the Farmcrowdy app.

Core Competencies:

Ideal candidates for this role should have the following:

  • Proven digital and social media marketing skills
  • Proven expertise with SEO, SEM, email marketing and other digital marketing tactics
  • An average of 3 – 5years experience in both of the above-mentioned
  • Ability to develop, execute and analyse digital marketing campaigns
  • Proven expertise with digital marketing and analytics software
  • Ability to marry creative development with insights and analytics
  • Proven digital copy and visual storytelling abilities
  • Detail-oriented and agile
  • Market savvy: as relates to platforms, tools and trends
  • Willingness to travel on short notice
  • Develop reports and analysis to share insights and metrics
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent written & communication Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Problem-solving skills

4. Agribusiness Development Officer

Job Description:

The Agribusiness Development Officer work on all agribusiness projects for the FC Aggregation unit of Farmcrowdy. This will involve all activities that revolve in project planning & execution; also all offline and online commodity trading activities of the FC aggregation.

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The successful candidate will work directly with other colleagues in the unit and also other units within the organization such as FC Foods, FC Tech, FC Marketing and other colleagues who are responsible for essential services as concerns all agribusiness matters.

Role:

The Agribusiness Development Officer work on all agribusiness projects for the FC Aggregation unit of Farmcrowdy. This will involve all activities that revolve in project planning & execution; also all offline and online commodity trading activities of the FC aggregation.

The successful candidate will work directly with other colleagues in the unit and also other units within the organization such as FC Foods, FC Tech, FC Marketing and other colleagues who are responsible for essential services as concerns all agribusiness matters.

Position details:

Contract duration:   Full – time

Reports to:   Senior Manager Agribusiness

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • To develop concept notes and project proposals; project scope would be within the agric value chain which could include core production, warehousing, distribution and processing.
  • Project planning, developing, integration and effective monitoring of activities for any given approved project proposal to ensure compliance, quality assurance and successful execution within stipulated time frame.
  • Conduct a detailed risk assessment and SWOT analysis on all agribusiness projects
  • Research and implement plans that would mitigate all forms of risks identified at each stage of the product; i.e. planning to post-production and market distribution
  • Formulate and design Critical Success Factors, Key Performance Indicators as well as Monitoring and Evaluation methodology for various stakeholders in proposed projects.
  • Source for arable land within potential and existing farming communities that could be engaged for small-scale or large-scale core production (farming) projects embarked upon by the company.
  • Liaise with project partners e.g input partners, mechanization partners, extension officers in developing EOP (Economics of Production) and executing each project.
  • Develop reports for all weekly operational activities for all of the projects embarked on.

Commodity Trading

  • Facilitate and co-ordinate all offline and online trading processes and activities using technology powered technical field specialists.
  • Logistics partners and Offtaker engagement for local and international trade.
  • Commodity sourcing for viable farm produce for and on behalf of the unit.
  • Research, processing and acquisition of certification, documents, and licenses required to facilitate projects and trade transactions.

General Duties

  • Work with existing Field officers (Technical Field Specialists) in the FC aggregation unit in any and all of the ongoing activities of the unit (Projects & Trading activities)
  • Submit weekly reports on all tasks assigned; to the Senior Manager, Agribusiness Unit
  • Attend all meetings within the department
  • Support other activities of the FC Foods unit, as directed by the Senior Manager, Agribusiness
  • Work with the data team in ensuring accurate database of all stakeholders engaged by Farmcrowdy i.e. Farmers, Input Suppliers (and pricing of all supplies), Farmers’ co-operatives, Extension Officers for each locale.
  • Work with the tech team in ensuring accurate information and a smooth work flow for all offline and online trading activities
  • Represent the company at events & meetings that are Agribusiness related; as directed

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Core Competencies:

Ideal candidates for this role should have the following:

  • Proven track record on managing Farm projects
  • Proven track record on agric commodity trading
  • An average of 2 -5years experience in any or both of the activities mentioned above
  • Project Management skills
  • Ability to use Project Management software (added advantage)
  • Experience with working with grass root farmers and traders in their communities
  • Experience in working with Farmers’ co-operatives in different Local Governments
  • Detail-oriented
  • Market savvy: as relates to commodity markets and pricing
  • Willingness to travel on short notice
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent written & communication Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Problem-solving skills

Professional Affiliations:

  • Must demonstrate ownership of an Agric Support Network
  • Must belong to a Professional Body (Group) that is related/affiliated to Agriculture
  • Must have access to Federal (State) Ministries and or Parastatals which are responsible for Agriculture (Products, Equipment and otherwise)

5. E-commerce Manager

Job Description:

The Ecommerce Manager will be primarily responsible for overseeing and managing the eCommerce department of a company with a significant online presence.

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He/She will handle decision-making for the website contents and Design, social media accounts, and online advertising. They will also be responsible for research and development of new online marketing strategies, and for hiring and training the rest of the Ecommerce division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own new item sell-in and throughout product life cycle (item setup, sell-through, forecasting, in-stock, pricing)
  • Ensure operational excellence through close collaboration with the Supply Chain team to maintain in-stock status on-site, optimize new fulfilment opportunities, plan for peak periods, and improve/eliminate chargebacks.
  • Develop and execute strategies to bring in prospect accounts and grow existing accounts to meet overall company plan and goals.
  • Communicating product developments to prospective clients and old customers
  • Develop and manage independent sales distributors all over Nigeria
  • Cultivate and maintain productive relationships with our customers (may include: dotcom buyers, category specialist, site merchandisers, content acquisition teams, etc) to expand our reach with the account.
  • Own brand integrity online, monitoring and enforcing policies across retailers
  • Manage all online activity in relation to traffic acquisition, sales, conversion and a/b testing and reporting
  • Develop and implement an E-commerce strategy to improve website performance
  • Work with developers to improve website speed
  • Work with the marketing team to improve quality and traffic acquisition
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, opportunities, channels, products, and competitors to be a trusted business advisor to accounts
  • Represent Boyd Sleep at networking events, conferences and in-person meetings with accounts
  • Present the company and its products at an online and in-person meeting
  • Managing account and vendor relationship on a day to day activity.
  • Solve issues and conduct activities based on SOPs and escalate any urgent or repeating problems to help the team identify a solution.
  • Build and analyze reports to help decision making.
  • Liaising with various internal teams to drive process improvement and operational excellence.

How to apply for the listed jobs at Farmcrowdy

Interested applicants are to send a cover letter and CV to jobs@farmcrowdy.com

The subject title of the application should include the role being applied for e.g. ‘Application for Product Executive’ – Insurance Portfolio.

You may also include a link to your Linkedin profile in the application

Kindly Note: Farmcrowdy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in the workforce.

Goodluck!

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