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  • Posted on: 7 November, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • 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.

    Director of Partnerships - Agriculture


    Job description

    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.

    Job Description:

    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:

    • Generating and implementing an agriculture sector growth strategy including what content, partnerships, and products to focus on for maximizing impact and profitability;
    • Building, managing, and training the team needed to implement the growth strategy;
    • Generating new leads and developing a pipeline through use of your networks, attending events, and liaising with industry experts and stakeholders.
    • Designing a theory of change for impacting farmer livelihoods and informing a research agenda to collect strong evidence around it;
    • Identifying, securing, and nurturing partnerships with leading buyers, suppliers, donors, and government ministries to drive digital advisory services for farmer livelihoods regionally and globally;
    • Overseeing and contributing to the production of client proposals and grant applications;
    • Generating new product and feature ideas for the Arifu Platform that will enhance value to both “learners” and institutional partners;
    • Informing the pricing strategy for validated products and features such as farmer alternative data for credit scoring and propensity scoring;
    • Contributing thought leadership and building brand awareness through blogs, PR, and case studies;
    • Reporting on KPIs to the leadership team, Board, and investors.


    • To deliver successfully on the above responsibilities, you bring to the table:
    • 10+ years of professional experience with at least 5 years in the agriculture sector;
    • Deep domain knowledge of smallholder challenges, solutions, and trends;
    • Ability to build and nurture new relationships and close deals with institutional executives;
    • Existing relationships with decision makers at regional organizations delivering agricultural products and services or otherwise innovating in the agricultural space;
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, resource-constrained, early stage work environment;
    • Fluency in English required; fluency in Swahili is preferred;
    • Ability to live and work in Nairobi, Kenya;
    • The preferred candidate will have strong analytical skills and an MBA.

    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.

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    Marketing Manager


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    The Opportunity:

    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.

    Job Description:

    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:

    • Traveling to the field to capture pictures, videos and stories from our learners;
    • Creating compelling marketing materials from various medias for our website, blog, social media and presentations;
    • Designing and updating the Arifu website on a regular basis in line with our brand strategy;
    • Creating and managing all promotional materials and “swag” to increase brand visibility;
    • Using various software to create graphics for presentations and promotional material;
    • Leading our social media campaigns;
    • Collaborating and brainstorming with various teams to inform the marketing strategy.


    • A desire to impact lives, the ability to make a long-term commitment to your team and the product, and exceptional problem solving abilities are all essential prerequisites on the Arifu team. For this role, we’re also looking for someone with the following:
    • Marketing/Communications Diploma or related field required; University Degree preferred.
    • 2-3 years of professional marketing and content creation experience required;
    • Experience and strong command of CSS, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and video editing software;
    • Compelling storyteller that translates into pictures, videos, blogs, and social media;
    • Strong proficiency in website design is required;
    • Working knowledge of photography and videography and comfortable with using a DSLR;
    • Professional video editing experience is preferred;
    • Understanding and vision to create social media campaigns;
    • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills to exercise independent judgment and decision-making;
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, resource-constrained, early stage work environment;
    • Fluency in English and Swahili required;
    • Driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Kenya (up to 15% travel). Possibility of international travel.

    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.

    Method of Application

    Send your CV to talent@arifu.com 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.

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