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Manager - Marketing & Govt. Relations



Marketing & Communications
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

This is a remote position.

Manager - Marketing & Govt. Relations

The role plays a key function within Kheyti’s government partnerships team by building and maintaining Kheyti’s brand awareness and partnerships with critical district, state and national level government stakeholders. If you are excited about marketing and brand building (with a policy advocacy focus), communications and supporting farmers, this is a great opportunity.

Kheyti and our promise

  • We exist to increase incomes for farmers affected by climate change - currently building this. We wish to see every farmer be climate-smart. We are working on 3 biggest challenges of our time - climate change, livelihoods & food security!

  • Read more by NatGeo, Mint, Outlook

  • Leadership is globally trained (Mulago, Kellogg, Columbia) & locally experienced. Selected by TED, Elevate, Forbes 30U30.

  • Our team is extremely passionate about solving the problems of agriculture. We value people with this passion and an attitude of entrepreneurship & servant leadership.

What you will do

  • Co-create, implement and monitor govt. marketing plan to build awareness about Kheyti’s mission with district, state and national level government stakeholders and other aligned partners (NGOs, policy coalitions, etc.)

  • Oversee and build collateral development work (video, social media, proposals, presentations, press releases, etc.) with a focus on government stakeholders

  • Build and manage relationships with media and govt. stakeholders through ideation and execution of creative PR events and regular communication

  • Work with creative and PR agencies to build Kheyti’s policy advocacy brand

  • Work with operations teams to implement govt. marketing strategy

Ideal persona


  • Relevant years of experience: 5-8 years

    • 2+ years experience in marketing or brand management, communications

    • 3+ years experience in managing complex projects

    • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Digital Media

Attitudes / Ambitions

  • “Getting things done” mindset

  • Mission-driven - excited about making a difference in the lives of smallholder farmers in the age of climate change.


  1. Application:

  2. Resume shortlist

  3. Round 1 interview

  4. Round 2 interview

  5. Case Study

  6. Field Visit + Final Interview