Marketing Officer – PSFPO -Tanager, KVK Districts, Odisha (15 Oct 2021)

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Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION
Tanager is an international nonprofit that connects smallholder producers and private businesses to co-create new ways of realizing life-changing economic and social opportunity. Our process builds on years of technical expertise, on-the-ground presence and public/private partnerships to unite economic growth with social innovation. Together, we are ushering in an era of equitable market systems that combine profitability with the power to address urgent challenges in poverty, malnutrition and gender inequity.
Tanager provides a full range of services to co-create healthy markets that benefit all participants:
Connect: Tanager connects people and partners to bridge stakeholder divides, expand market access, and unlock the full potential of shared market opportunities. We bring the right people to the table and make sure every voice is heard, linking smallholder producers to major consumer brands and everyone in between.
Analyze: Tanager combines technical expertise and business perspective to assess markets, analyze supply chains, and pilot new technologies and tools. We test promising business models and shed light on issues critical to market success. We advance research vital to emerging economies. Our analytical approach helps us identify variables early on, which saves time and money in the long run.
Implement: Tanager is a flexible implementing partner with a track record of delivering results in complex, dynamic environments. We drive ambitious initiatives to the finish line with a clear roadmap and the right resources at the right time and place. Our global expertise and on-the-ground presence brings last-mile experience crucial to sustainable market solutions. Clients know they can count on us to keep our word and see things through.
PEOPLE & VALUES
It takes bold hearts and resourceful minds to change the world. Our mission attracts high-caliber professionals who are dedicated to the work we do and the way we do it. We take risks, roll up our sleeves, and push the boundaries of what’s possible. We listen, learn, and adapt rapidly, without losing sight of our end goal or the momentum needed to reach it.
We are a networked team that supports each other. We live our mission and exhibit and embrace the following values:
Discernment
Balance
  • Make choices using sound thinking, intelligence, and experience.
  • Strive to achieve equilibrium in all you do.
  • Be honest and ethical in everything you do and say.
  • Exercise perspective and prioritize what is important.
  • Set high standards and learn from your mistakes to continually improve.
  • Align the interests, expectations and needs of those we work with.
  • Trust your teammates’ capabilities and intentions.
  • Balance seriousness with humor and levity, and our work with our personal lives.
Connection
Agility
  • Build strong connections with our partners and communities to achieve results.
  • Ask, evaluate, innovate, and apply to deliver the best result for all.
  • Work as a team with everyone at the table and reach out for input as well as advice.
  • Be agile, efficient, and adaptable in your relationships, processes and work.
  • Measure success, not by the boxes we tick, but by the real difference you make in people’s lives.
1. POSITION DETAILS
Job Title:                      Marketing Officer
Location:                      KVK Districts
Project name:               PSFPO
Reports to:                    Team Lead
Revision Date:             November, 2020
Position Grade:
2. POSITION SUMMARY
Marketing Officer will be responsible for the marketing activities, Post-harvest Management Trainings and organize buyer-seller meeting for price negotiation and quality standards.
3. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Marketing Support to FPOs:
  • Prepare route charts and support FPOs in establishing and operationalizing Collection Centers. Organize meeting of buyers with farmers;
  • Negotiation for rates; Record Keeping; Link Retail or Wholesaler Outlets with Federation for sustainability. Commencement of supply to the buyer; follow-up for payment distribution to each farmer.
  • Develop a system in consultation and under guidance of SMS Marketing for providing regular information to the farmers about the prices of their produce.
  • Sensitize farmers with the support from Cluster Manager on quality aspects of their produce.
  • Conduct Market Survey under the guidance of SMS Marketing.
Data Collection:
  • Collect data on season wise Crops grown, Land Area, Tentative Production, Harvesting Start Date, Farmer Mobile Number etc.
Other Task:
  • Support to team in Extension related interventions. Participating in other project activities.
 Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
4. QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum education:
  • Graduate in any discipline or Diploma in Marketing/Supply Chain Management/Agribusiness Management/Rural Marketing;
Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Marketing services
Knowledge:
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Internet, Online Form Filling
Skills:
  • Working in team, Willingness to travel, Negotiation Skills, Leadership and managerial skills, manage stress and pressure
  • Good communication skill in English and Regional Language.
  • Must be in possession of a Valid driving License
Email ID to send applications/resumes:  IndiaRecruitment@tanagerintl.org
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