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Position title: Marketing officer, GREEN Finance
Type of contract: Internship (with possibility of employment)
Number of positions: 2
Opening date: 01/01/2013
Closing date: 30/01/2013
Background: GREEN Finance is a microfinance project initiated by Research for Development International (R4D Intl), a Foundation working for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at community level though evidence-based practices (www.r4dinternational.org). Considering that poverty reduction at grass root level is key to the achievement of the MDGs by 2015 and based on the evidence that microfinance is a powerful tool to fight poverty, R4D Intl initiated the Grass Root Economic Empowerment Network Finance (GREEN Finance) as a microfinance project aiming at helping the poor to escape the poverty trap. Indeed, the vision of GREEN Finance is grounded on the principles of microfinance endorsed by CGAP (www.cgap.org). Hence, the aim of the GREEN Finance is meeting the needs of poor people with a variety of financial services including savings, loans, money transfer and insurance. GREEN Finance is authorized to operate in the entire territory of Cameroon as a Microfinance
Establishment Category 1 (MFE 1) under the Registration No/CE/CO/036/12/3292.
Responsibilities and Duties: Under the direct supervision of the Manager GREEN FINANCE, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:
- Planning and developing marketing strategies for prospection;
- Develop strategies toward realizing a monthly turn over increment;
- Attend to members/customers and maintaining good relationships with them;
- Go out on the field for marketing and enrollment of members/customers,
- Perform any other task as request by the management.
- A Diploma in marketing;
- Previous experience in a similar position will be an asset.
Additional requirements: Excellent knowledge of English, working knowledge of French. Good computer skills. Knowledge of accounting software will be an asset.
How to apply: Please submit updated CV and motivation letter at both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Deadline: 30 January 2013. Application submitted after this date
will not be considered. Please note that this position may be filled before the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.