The Vertical Biodiversity Fund (VBF) is a non-profit organization based in the Eastern Region of Nepal registered in 2017. We are working with farmers, youth, and local communities across a vertical gradient from Koshi Tappu to Kanchenjunga to protect the natural environment and to support farmers to grow organic and nutritious fruits and vegetables. Our farms operate as demonstration hubs or resource centers for local rural farmers to learn about environmental sustainability. The Vertical Biodiversity Fund is also carrying out important habitat conservation work in various regions working with a broad array of local partners and funders.
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Timing: The position will be for one month
Remuneration: Please send your expected salary
Duty Station: Kathmandu primarily with one time travel to the field
We are seeking to fill this position as soon as possible to help coordinate and plan our practical and technical agriculture work on the ground in eastern Nepal. The position requires at least 5 years of experience in sales and marketing of agriculture, particularly organic agriculture, in Nepal. The incumbent must be able to do market research, survey, find markets and develop business plans.
The position requires a passion for agro-forestry and a high degree of sensitivity to biodiversity and ecological approaches to agriculture, as per the Vertical Farm model and principles. The incumbent must possess sensitivity also to caste, gender, and economic class. Strong communications skills and an ability to work with farmers on the ground is essential.
Vertical Farm Marketing
Qualification, Experience & Attributes Desired
Please submit a one-page cover letter, updated CV, and 3 references of those directly familiar with your agriculture work history, with a range for salary expectations to [email protected].