Development & Communications Coordinator

myAgro

About the organization

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty.

Duties

Development Functions:
Support the greater Development team as we submit renewal and new proposal applications, including liaising with the operations and field team in operating countries to get necessary data and inputs
Help plan donor visits, coordinate with donors, and send out regular reporting to donors
Oversee maintenance of our internal donor support software, Pipedrive
Play a fundamental role in creating processes to streamline and organize the Development team’s activities and workflow
TEAM PLAYER ATTITUDE!

Communications Functions:
Design and deliver powerful and informative communications content that aligns with the overall goals of myAgro, for internal and external audiences, including via our website, blog, social media and quarterly reports
Create a media library of video, photos and stories to share with all channels
Profile farmers by going to the field and categorizing them based on certain characteristics, allowing us to generate a list of candidates for use in donor visits and in farmer stories
Interview farmers and develop beautiful, pointed farmer stories for marketing myAgro in new villages and for use in our Development reporting as well as our Development renewal and proposal applications
Launch a social marketing campaign via local radio in our operating countries and create and curate a library of beautiful photos and stories to share with our network of supporters
Support research on relevant topics
CREATIVE APPETITE!

Qualifications

Oral and written fluency in English and proficiency in French is required.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Excellent writing skills with attention to detail
A hunger for organization, with a perfectionist tendency
Commitment to myAgro’s mission
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in journalism, politics, media, consulting, etc
Great at problem-solving and commitment to continuous improvement
Entrepreneurial, independent and comfortable moving forward in new areas
Positive, humble and easy-going attitude
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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