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International Business Experteer for New Market Entry

Support Clean Water and Sanitation,Good Health and Well-being,No Poverty

Skills Needed

  • Business Strategy
  • International Business

Estimated workload

< 10 hours a week

Role

Project Execution (Typically 1 - 6 months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.
Additionally, speaking Spanishwould be helpful.

When Can You Start?

You can start ASAP

In Partnership With

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Project Details


Description and Impact

In commercial coffee production, coffee fruit byproducts (coffee pulp) can have negative environmental and economic effects. Coffee farms who don't correctly dispose of or upcycle these byproducts can end up with contaminated batches because of the changes the byproducts undergo during fermentation, which also releases CO2 into the atmosphere. Our social enterprise helps solve this problem by reusing coffee fruit byproducts and upcycling them into an antioxidant-rich beverage, which both prevents the CO2 emissions associated with fermentation and generates additional income for the coffee farmers from sales of the antioxidant drink. We feel that the final product is also beneficial to the community as it is rich in antioxidants which promote health and wellness.

We're seeking an experteer to join our team to help us scale. We need to expand our business by growing sales internationally, and are currently looking for new potential markets to introduce our products. Currently, we are in Tianjin, China, but we need to explore other markets in order to process more coffee byproducts that decontaminate the environment (avoiding CO2 emissions) while fighting poverty in the coffee industry.

Deliverables

We hope to double current sales with this project (current sales: 500.000 USD / year) so the environmental impact will be 45 tons of CO2 that won't be emitted to the atmosphere (45 CO2 Tons = contamination of 20 cars yearly).

The social impact will be additional 10.000 USD/year in payments to the coffee growers who will provide us coffee byproducts, fighting poverty in the coffee industry.

Goals:

1. Develop an international sales strategy.

2. Identify potential clients abroad and have an approach to them, in order to expand our business.

3. Support our CEO in building relationships with international vendors.

Other requirements

Deliverables & Goals:

1. Develop an international sales strategy.

2. Identify potential clients abroad and have an approach to them, in order to open new business.

3. Support our CEO in building relationships with international vendors.

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Learning Opportunity

Learning Opportunity

We can provide hands-on experience in the operation of a social enterprise which has two important positive impacts (environmental and social). And at the same time we are producers and sellers. Sanam has a complete value chain full of innovation and interest activities.

Also, our product has has a potential growth opportunity outside Colombia, because our identified customer has a lifestyle of health and sustainability, giving us the big goal to introduce our brand in other countries exploring new markets.

We are happy to provide the experteer with information about the local entrepreneurship space and introduce them to our partners and people linked to our business around the world. This is an excellent opportunity to plug into a global network on the forefront of social innovation.

Additional Benefits

The project can be executed online. We can manage meetings via Skype, Whatsapp, or any video application.

Virtual

This project accepts applications for virtual experteers.

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