3 Entry Level Diploma Jobs – Credit and Marketing Interns – Cycle Connect

Organization: Cycle
Connect
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda

About Cycle Connect:
Cycle Connect is
delivering the products and services to rural farmers to unlock potentials and
propel communities forward. To catalyze farmers to realize their potential
Cycle Connect offers asset financing directly to the Base of the Pyramid (BoP).
Our first product, a bicycle, connects farmers to market and other basic life needs.
Our portfolio is growing with new assets that push upward mobility. We’re
dedicated to serving farmers who are financially excluded and yet need access
to assets on credit. We are a social driven business. We are committed to our
impact and the farming customers we serve, but we see the need for business
opportunities in community development. To date we’ve disbursed over 4,000
loans and are focused on another 3,000 in the coming twelve months.
Job Summary:  Cycle Connect is seeking to recruit 1
Marketing and 2 Credit Interns to provide support to its growing office. Cycle
Connect is a young, growing organisation. As a result, we are looking for
flexible, dynamic, and hard-working individuals who embrace changing
environments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Interns duties
and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·        
Providing
support to Cycle Connect’s Marketing Officers and Loan Officers during loan
cycle
·        
Traveling
to the field regularly to assist in sensitizations of communities, bicycle
distributions, and loan repayments.
·        
Data
entry of client applications and monitoring and evaluation surveys
·        
Identifying
potential oxen and plough clients, and collecting data from local market days
·        
Assisting
in the design and implementing research projects to understand customer
satisfaction and community opinions on loan terms and conditions
·        
Providing
translation to Cycle Connects international staff members
·        
General
administrative duties including filing Cycle Connect documents, photocopying,
and answering phone
·        
Any
other duties as may arise. 



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicants for the jobs should at least hold a diploma from recognized
university or college.
·        
Preference
will be given to those with agriculture/finance degrees or diplomas
·        
At least
six months of experience in sales or credit.
·        
Strong
computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office and Excel required
·        
Fluency
in English is required; speaking Luo (Acholi, Langi) is an added advantage.
·        
Ability
to ride a motorbike is an added advantage but not a must.



Personal Attributes needed to work at Cycle Connect:
  • Fast-paced
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work on diverse team
  • Strong interest in learning ways in which business solutions can be
    incorporated into development organisations
  • Willing and eager to work non-traditional business hours to ensure
    tasks are completed
  • Well organized individuals
Why work with us?
At Cycle Connect, we
are constantly seeking to build the best company. This means we take your
feedback seriously and you can see your individual efforts in improved procedures.
While our team is
result-oriented, we also have a lot of fun. We enjoy team meals and games after
work.
Other information: You will work out of our office in Gulu. Expect to spend about 50% of
your time in the field. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm.
How to Apply:
Apply online here:
Marketing Intern, Click
Here
Credit Intern: Click
Here
Deadline: 30th October, 2019.

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