Entry Level

Marketing and Sales Assistant

New Kenya Planters Co-operative Union PLC



Vacancy Description


The New Kenya Planters Co-operative Union Public Limited Company (NKPCU Plc) was established under the State Corporations Act Cap 446 Laws of Kenya under the Ministry of Cooperatives Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development. It is mandated to Mill, Warehouse and Market coffee, Optimize the assets of the Company and Administration of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund.

The Company wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision, and creativity to fill positions in Nairobi and branch offices to ensure delivery of its mandates.

Ref.: NKPCU/HRM/03/2024


Grade: Marketing and Sales Assistant NK.8 – (2) Posts
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Basic Salary: Kshs. 47,714 (Minimum) – Kshs. 69,326 (maximum)
Other remunerations: Based on prevailing Government guidelines
Reporting to Senior Marketing Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Participating in market analysis to identify available gaps;
(ii) Implementing marketing strategies in line with the marketing work plan;
(iii) Participating in the preparation of promotional materials;
(iv) Participating in the production and distribution of promotional materials;
(v) Participating in trade fairs and exhibitions both locally and internationally;
(vi) Participating in developing market survey instruments;
(vii) Collecting and compiling of data for market survey;
(viii) Compiling requests from coffee dealers for direct sale;
(ix) Updating and maintaining the e-commerce trade platform;
(x) Collecting and delivering of coffee samples and catalogue for direct sale
(xi) Participating in preparation of documentation for shipment.
(xii) Participating in preparing the Marketing and Sales report;
(xiii) Participating in conducting customer satisfaction surveys;
(xiv) Preparing customer satisfaction report and maintaining customer data base;
(xv) Implementing policies, standard operating procedures and guidelines; and
(xvi) Proposing the departmental budget requirements.


(i) Diploma in any of the following fields: Sales and Marketing, Business Management, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(ii) Proficiency in Computer applications; and
(iii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(iv) An Applicant with a least two (2) years’ experience in the coffee value chain and marketing is an added advantage

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Application Guidelines

Interested persons who meet the requirements should submit their application in a sealed envelope, with the Job reference number clearly indicated on the envelope, through the post office, Online or hand delivery together with a copy of a detailed CV, copies of Academic Certificates, national identity card and telephone contacts of three referees, to reach the Company on or before Tuesday 16th April, 2024 latest 5.00pm (East African Time). The application should be addressed to:

PO BOX 59638 - 00200,

New KPCU does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing or training).


  1. New KPCU is committed to implementing the provisions of The Constitution - Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyan diverse communities and affordable equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disability. THEREFORE, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  2. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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