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IITA Recruits Marketing Officer – Nigeria 411 views

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) – an international non-profit agricultural research need Marketing Officer to boost its manpower.
Position/Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

Identify and analyses Bio fortification strength and weakness and respond to opportunities and threat in the marketing environment;
Set goals for market share and growth;
Develop and implement appropriate strategies by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets and promoting biofortified foods and seeds to those markets;
Provide leadership on branding and packaging of products;
Works on developing new products for niche market;
Managing distribution channels of biofortified foods in villages and urban market;
Develop plans for advertising, sales promotion and public relations;
Create and develop new innovative ways to communicate for increased adoption of vitamin A cassava by farmers, processor, marketers and consumer;
Develop standard for product and profitability analysis for investor.
Maintain liaison with Federal, State and NGO partners in Nigeria;
Identify opportunities for fund raising and assist in applying for grants for business development and establishment;
Conduct and oversee advocacy for business development and promotional campaign;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Manager.

Qualification & Experience

BSc/HND/PGD in Marketing, Economics, Agricultural Economics or any related field with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in related field.

Skills and competences

Have strong communication skills.
Excellent copywriting skills and experience.
Detail oriented.
Good research result reporting skills.
Confidentiality.
Good time management skills.

Renumeration:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions
in a pleasant campus environment.

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