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Marketing Officers

nayagarh | kandhamal | and | Odisha

  • Organization: NIRMAN
  • Location: nayagarh | kandhamal | and | Odisha
  • Grade: Administrative support - FG I, Function Group 1, Contract Agent
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Sustainable Business Development
    • Marketing (Digital, Advertisement, Brand, Promotion)
  • Closing Date: 2023-12-16
NIRMAN is a professionally managed development organization operating in 12 districts of Odisha on Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Facilitation of Forest Rights Act (FRA), Promotion of Ecological Farming and Sustainable Agriculture, Community health and nutrition, Climate change and Community Resilience, environmental justice. For more information about us, please visit:

We are launching a FPO promotion project in Daspalla block of Nayagarh district and Tumudibandha block of Kandhamal district of Odisha. For this project, we need Marketing officer.

Position: Marketing Officers -3.

Stationed at: Nayagarh, Kandhamal and Gajpati dist. of Odisha

Job Summary

The Marketing Officers will have the overall responsibility of implementing the project activities in both the blocks. S/he will play a pivotal role in the Project, working closely with farmers and stakeholders to develop and implement effective marketing strategies. This role demands a blend of marketing expertise, agricultural knowledge, and a commitment to rural development.

Job description:

• Implementation of project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan (DIP).
• Conduct market analysis to identify trends, consumer preferences, and competitive landscapes.
• Evaluate opportunities for FPO products in both local and regional markets.
• Work closely with farmers and FPO members to identify and develop marketable products.
• Provide input on product packaging, branding, and quality standards.
• Establish and maintain relationships with retailers, wholesalers, and other relevant stakeholders.
• Negotiate favorable terms and agreements to ensure the smooth distribution of FPO products.
• Conduct training sessions for FPO members on marketing techniques, customer relations, and product presentation.
• Empower farmers with the knowledge and skills to actively participate in marketing initiatives.
• Provide technical guidance and support to the project team, including supervising staff, sharing updates, conducting regular meetings, and fostering a collaborative work environment.
• Monitor project progress and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
• Manage project resources effectively, including working with finance officer for budgeting and timely preparation of forecast.
• Prepare regular reports on key performance indicators, market trends, and sales data.

Education and Experience:

• MBA in Agri-management/Marketing, Agriculture, Nutrition or a related field.
• Proven experience in marketing, preferably in the agriculture or rural development/nutrition sector.
• Strong understanding of agricultural value chains and rural markets.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment.
• Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.

Reporting to: Executive Director

Travel Requirement: 60% of the total time.

Remuneration/Salary: Rs.34000 to Rs. 40000

Note: The salary is negotiable for candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience.

How to apply:

Send your CV with two references and Cover letter by mentioning the post applied in Subject line to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NIRMAN is an equal opportunity and diversity sensitive organization. Women, ST, SC, OBC and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. We encourage all applicants possessing requisite qualification to apply. However due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants receive a call for interview.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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