Position: Full-time

Location: SunFarmer head office in Sanepa, Kathmandu. Some travel to project sites will be expected.

The Organization:
SunFarmer Nepal Pvt. Ltd. builds world-class solar energy systems for hospitals, schools, businesses, and farms in Nepal. We specialize in introducing innovative solar technology and business models in Nepal; we pride ourselves on doing what has never been accomplished before! Since January 2014, we have completed over 120 solar energy projects in Nepal.

SunFarmer Nepal has a small team that consists of some of the leading solar engineers in Nepal. We are motivated by our desire to help solve Nepal’s energy crisis. Our office is fast-paced and high performing, but we also like to have fun together.

SunFarmer’s head office is in New York, USA and was started by experienced solar energy experts that have led over $1 billion USD in solar energy installations. We have connections to leading solar energy companies around the world, and our plan is to eventually replicate our work in Nepal in other developing countries.

Duties and responsibilities:
We are currently looking for a head of marketing to join our rapidly growing team. The candidate will report jointly to our Head of Business Development. Responsibilities include:

Marketing and brand strategy

  • Develop a comprehensive marketing and branding plan, with a budget

  • Work closely with sales team to determine the most effective ways to market to customers and generate leads

  • Significantly raise SunFarmer’s profile and awareness in Nepal

Marketing and brand execution

  • E-mail campaigns: expand our e-mail list and implement newsletters and e-mail campaigns

  • PR: Author newspaper articles and high profile advertisements on behalf of SunFarmer

  • Marketing materials: Develop all marketing materials and collateral, and update website with accurate messaging


  • Make sure that SunFarmer has a strong presence at events and participates in relevant sponsorships

  • Organize SunFarmer-hosted events to raise our profile. These might occur at SunFarmer’s office, at universities, events, etc.

Grant writing and reporting

  • Assist team in preparing grant applications, ensuring strong messaging

  • Prepare reports to update funding partners and get them excited to provide additional funds

Must-have characteristics:

  • Intellect: We have a high performing team, and we only hire the smartest, brightest people we can find. We especially value creative thinkers

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: We don’t tell you exactly what you should do – we expect all team members to lead projects from start to finish with minimal supervision

  • Willingness to dive in and learn: You love getting things done, and you are always interested in learning how you can improve your knowledge and skills

  • Team player: SunFarmer is a great place to work; we look for colleagues that are enjoyable to be around, and that will work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Efficient and hard worker: We expect you to get an extraordinary amount of work done in a short amount of time – that means you have to work efficiently. However, we also work hard – when deadlines are tight, we do what it takes to get the job done

The person shall hold a Bachelors degree from a leading university, and have excellent writing, communication and presentation skills (both in English and Nepali).

Other requirements:

  • AT LEAST 3 years of professional experience, ideally with marketing and / or project management experience

  • Must have both analytic skills as well as very strong writing skills