Arifu is a Nairobi-based edtech company making it possible for anyone to access the information and opportunities they need from the organizations they trust over any mobile phone. With Arifu, people seeking to learn can freely access the Arifu chatbot using interactive SMS or smartphone chat apps to master new skills, discover a world of free educational content, and earn rewards from our partners whether or not they have internet or airtime. The Arifu chatbot delivers personalized content designed in-house in close collaboration with our partners including financial service providers, mobile operators, agribusinesses and NGOs. Our partners use Arifu to engage, train, and capture data on underserved people across their value chains, especially hard-to-reach customers, retailers, and suppliers. Currently serving 700,000 learners in East Africa, Arifu has demonstrated results increasing people’s income and access to impactful products and services while creating shared value for partners.
To date, the Arifu chatbot has helped hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers access information and improve their yield through digital agronomy skills training, access to essential inputs, and connections with buyers and suppliers. With the Arifu platform, agribusinesses, donors, and government ministries can easily deliver mobile training to millions of smallholder farmers, agrovets, and extension workers to strengthen farmer livelihoods, improve food quality and security, and deliver the next generation of high impact agricultural products.
Arifu, a high-growth edtech company in Nairobi, is looking to hire an ambitious Director of Partnerships for Agriculture, to fuel the growth of our platform and content design services with large organizations in the Agricultural sector across Africa and globally. This is a full-time position with equity participation and an optional sales incentive program based at Arifu’s headquarters in Nairobi.
As the Director of Partnerships for Agriculture, you will lead regional and global expansion ensuring millions of farmers get access to high impact agronomy training, information, and services through strategic partnerships with private and public organizations in the agricultural sector. You will be a key part of the leadership team reporting directly to the CEO with responsibility for:
Compensation and Benefits:
Arifu offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the Arifu employee share program. An optional commission-based incentive and compensation model will also be made available. Benefits include a comprehensive health insurance package, work permit for foreign staff, monthly airtime allowance, extra leave, a stocked kitchen, and plenty of ping-pong and foosball.
Arifu, a high-growth edtech company in Nairobi, is looking to hire a creative and independent Marketing Manager. Your role will be that of the content creator and storyteller of the Arifu brand and vision.
The Marketing Manager’s workplan will be guided by the strategy and needs of the Business Development team. You will be given the creative autonomy to create the pictures, videos, blogs, website and presentations that will be used across multiple channels to engage our partners, potential recruits, and learners. Your responsibilities would include:
Compensation and Benefits:
First and foremost, we care about your success and will support you along your journey to achieving remarkable success. We aspire to be competitive on compensation although, as an early-stage social enterprise, many on the team work just below market rate. To make up for that, staff are able to participate in the Arifu employee share program. We also offer a comprehensive health insurance package and will cover the cost of a work permit for foreign staff. Other benefits include monthly airtime allowance, extra leave, a stocked kitchen, and plenty of ping-pong and foosball.
Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Director of Partnerships for Financial Inclusion" in the subject and tell us what excites you about this role. If we see a good fit, we’ll get back to you to set up a first conversation.