Regional Business Associate Job opportunity – Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)

 

Job Title:   Regional Business Associate

Organization: Pangea
Educational Development (PANGEA)

Duty Station:
Northern & West Nile Regions, Uganda

Reports to: Country
Director

 

About US:

Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA) is a small nonprofit organization
that believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality
education. Our model was developed to empower communities to improve their own
educational circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and
access for under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable.
We are a community of changemakers, mixed with staff, volunteers, and community
champions. Each member of our community is working towards realizing our
mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment
to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

 

Job Summary: The Business Associate will work towards
building and growing Pangea Publishing sales and the client base. The Business
Associate will work in collaboration with the Country Director in expanding the
revenue streams of Pangea Publishing as well as creating brand awareness about
Pangea Publishing products amongst the public. The Business Associate will take
the lead role in the execution of the following Primary Responsibilities and an
assistant role on the following Secondary Responsibilities. The position will
be based in Gulu but with frequent across the two regions.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Proactively identify & prospect new
business opportunities to sell the expanding portfolio of Pangea Publishing
products while promoting Panagea Publishing brand identity within the Northern
and West Nile regions of the country.

·       2. Maintain existing business through regular
communication and relationship management to leverage sales through our
distributors; bookshops and gift shops and cultivate further opportunities with
existing customers.

·       3. Represent Pangea Publishing in publishing
and educational events to create awareness about Pangea Publishing products.

Secondary Responsibilities

·       Contributing to product development through
market feedback reports, identifying opportunities for new products, and making
any market information available to the Pangea Publishing Production team

·       Serve as coordinator & logistics support
to the Country Director through the fulfillment of sales as requested within
the two region

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in the following fields; Commerce majoring in Marketing, Business Management,
Science in Marketing

·        At least
three years of experience in Product Marketing, & Sales Required

·       Superior oral and written communication
skills in English Required

·       Strong Business acumen

·       Computer fluency and understanding of
Google-suite and Customer Relations Management systems especially Salesforce
Required

 

Personal Qualities:

Pangea is a small nonprofit organization that believes in the liberating
power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was
developed to empower communities to improve their own educational
circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for
under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable. We are a community
of changemakers, mixed with staff, volunteers, and community champions. Each member
of our community is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their
time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are
equally dedicated to those who work with us.

We are seeking an individual whose dedication to the value of education
matches our own. We are seeking an individual who has a heart for empowering
Ugandans to recognize the richness and importance of their cultural heritage
and has a desire to share it with others. We are seeking an individual who is
willing to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right
and not just what is easy or will suffice. We are seeking an individual who can
laugh as hard as they can work, someone who is not just looking for a job, but
an avenue to pursue their passion.

 

Things We’ll Bring To The
Table:

·       A passionate working environment

·       Building your capacity in all areas of your
work

·       2 weeks Paid Leave/Year

 

Contract Period: 3 Months Probationary Contract to Hire

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates please submit CV, and a cover letter to

jobs@pangeaeducation.org

 

Deadline: 12th February 2021

 

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