Marketing officer, GREEN Finance

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Position title: Marketing officer, GREEN Finance
Type of contract: Internship (with possibility of employment)
Number of positions: 2
Location: Yaoundé-Cameroon
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 ( 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 ( 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:

  1. Planning and developing marketing strategies for prospection;
  2. Develop strategies toward realizing a monthly turn over increment;
  3. Attend to members/customers and maintaining good relationships with them;
  4. Go out on the field for marketing and enrollment of members/customers,
  5. Perform any other task as request by the management.

Minimum qualifications:

  1. A Diploma in marketing;
  2. 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 and

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.