Earn 1m monthly as Marketing Officer at Days for Girls International

Job Title:   Marketing Officer
Organisation:  Days for Girls International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
Benefits: Monthly salary of UGX 1,000,000/= net.
About US:
Days for Girls International is a grassroots non-profit organization.
It prioritizes women, and girls to help them discover their potential and
self-value, attain quality sustainable feminine hygiene, ensure they are equal
participants and agents of social change and are given opportunities to thrive,
grow and contribute to their community’s betterment. Days for Girls is a
registered non-governmental organization that is committed to empowering women
and communities by promoting access to menstrual health management options and
reproductive health knowledge.
Job Summary: The Marketing
Officer will provide support to develop a strong brand awareness within the
country to promote positive perceptions of menstrual hygiene and washable pads
and to increase sales of the DfG Kit products.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Developing and following an annual
    marketing strategy and work plan
  • Recruiting marketing & sales
    representatives to work on a contract, commission basis
  • Implementing grassroots marketing
    strategies including drama troupes
  • Fostering presence in traditional media
    outlets including print & radio
  • Supporting a strong, engaging online
    presence via social media
  • Tracking progress towards sales targets
    & reporting on milestones
  • The Marketing Officer may also help with
    administrative tasks and field visits to Days for Girls’ projects
    throughout the country.
  • Seek opportunities for DfG visibility such
    as conferences, events, and workshops
  • Support the development &
    implementation of a grassroots marketing plan
  • Provide training for team members in
    effective sales strategies
  • Update social media with testimonials,
    stories, and photos
  • Provide training for staff members on how
    to conduct effective social media
Operations Responsibilities:
  • Submit monthly work plans tied back to
    annual marketing strategy
  • Submit Quarterly Reports on departmental
    progress
  • Submit requisitions for marketeer payments
    & logistical costs
  • Develop & present budgets for specific
    marketing activities
  • Analysis return on investment for
    marketing activities
  • Provide on the ground logistical and
    informational support to the Center team
  • Attend regular check-in meetings with Supervisor
    (once per week) to assess progress on goals
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Days for Girls
    Marketing Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma
    in related field
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
    skills
  • Strong written & analytical skills
  • Previous experience creating and sticking
    to budgets
  • Previous experience in marketing &
    media
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at
    once
  • Empowering leadership skills
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Graphic design experience is desirable
    (proficiency in design software such as Adobe Suite)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
cover letter and updated CVs  to uganda@daysforgirls.org with the
subject indicated as “Marketing Officer.” If invited for an interview, you will
be asked to submit a 3-page slide deck with a sample marketing plan.
NB: Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th April 2017
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