Who We Are: Founded in 2004, Building Markets is an award-winning nonprofit that creates jobs and encourages economic growth by connecting competitive local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to supply chains and investment. Through this approach, the organization has built a network of more than 26,500 verified SMEs, assisted them in winning over $1.36 billion in contracts, and helped create over 71,400 jobs in countries like Afghanistan, Haiti, Timor-Leste, and Liberia. Building Markets is headquartered in New York City and currently operates programs in Myanmar and Turkey. For more information, please visit www.buildingmarkets.org.
Position: The Tender Distribution Services Assistant will support the expansion of tender distribution services to additional countries in the Middle East and Africa.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Source tender opportunities relevant to SMEs in the target countries from both global and country-specific resources.
Upload tender opportunities to Building Markets’ Salesforce database and ensure the quality of the tenders on the Tender Directory.
Distribute tender opportunities through private local groups on different communications channels (i.e. Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber, and others).
Communicate with businesses to provide clarification and assistance related to the Tender Directory and application to tenders.
Follow up with business that download tender attachments from the Directory to monitor application to tender opportunities and contracts won.
Monitor analytics from the Tender Directory and provide monthly impact reports for each country.
University degree in a relevant field and/or secondary school certificate and relevant professional experience
Fluency in English and Arabic
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including managing data on client interactions
Extroverted personality who enjoys outreach and interacting with a range of clients
Fast learner with a resourceful and flexible disposition
Good written and oral communication skills across diverse cultures
Experience using Google Drive, Google Analytics, Excel, and Salesforce; Experience with WordPress a plus
Experience with data analysis and monitoring and evaluation
Experience with customer service
Experience in communications and marketing is a plus
Reporting Lines: Primary reporting line to Project Officer. Secondary reporting line to Global Head of Programs.
Travel: No travel.
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