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Wefarm   |   Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Engagement Coordinator and Agricultural Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking for an Engagement Coordinator and Agricultural Specialist whose core responsibilities would be to manage farmer engagement with our network, to improve user retention, and to leverage his or her agronomic expertise in offering customer support to our Ugandan farmers.

The Engagement Coordinator and Agricultural Specialist should be able to manage long-term engagement strategies and capture insights and learnings in order to assist in global product design and delivery.

The ideal candidate for this role will live the first Wefarm guiding principle which is to make our farmers’ trust deserved. He or she will always act in the best interests of our farmers by ensuring that our engagement strategy is dictated by their challenges and by their needs.

To apply, please send your CV and a (short) cover letter that answers the following question:
“You have the opportunity to communicate to a million farmers across Uganda via 3 SMS to engage them more in our service, what would you communicate and what would your selection process be?”


  • Support the development of a process for measuring ‘quality’ of content shared with users, and strive to continually improve the quality of information available through Wefarm
  • Research and follow key trends and advances in global agriculture and report these findings back to the wider team on a regular basis.
  • Advise on Crop cycles and patterns for scheduled communications.
  • Ensure users needs are clearly understood and that the product effectively reflect them
  • Provide strategic quality answers to farmers on the system
    • Develop a process for collecting and collating quality tips and answers from users that can be shared both back to users and more broadly
    • Monitoring of incorrect or inappropriate answers on the system
  • Track and report on key trends of questions on the system; track repeatedly asked questions

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Data collection; Quality control and supervision; Research planning; Agriculture and natural resources; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)


Agriculture, fishing, forestryCompany size: 20-50 people

Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, enables farmers to connect with one another to solve problems, share ideas and spread innovation. Utilising the latest machine learning technology, Wefarm’s service works both online and over SMS. Knowledge shared on Wefarm can help farmers to produce higher quality product, increase yields, gain insight into market pricing, tackle the effects of climate change, diversify agricultural interests, and much more. Since its founding in 2015, Wefarm has been named one of Africa’s Most Innovative Companies by FastCompany and has won Google’s Impact Challenge Award, TechCrunch’s Europas-Tech for Good Award, and the European Union Commission’s Ideas from Europe prize, among others. We’ve been covered on CNN, the BBC, Wired, TechCrunch, Forbes, the FT and more. The company is headquartered in London with offices in Nairobi and Kampala.