Business Development Manager

Hiring Organisation: 
Care2

Care2 is seeking a Business Development Manager to play a key role in supporting and constantly improving the sales and marketing activities of Care2’s Business Development team. The Manager will report to the Vice President of Business Development. The Manager’s primary responsibility is to reach out to sales leads to schedule calls or in-person meetings with Business Development Directors. In addition, the Manager will cover accounts for Business Development Directors when they are on leave. The first five months of this position will include maternity leave cover for a director and as such you will be required to deliver against revenue targets, actively develop your pipeline for appropriate new clients, monitor the success of campaigns and work with Care2’s campaign team to manage overall client satisfaction by meeting or exceeding client expectations at all times. Additionally the Manager will work with other members of the sales support team on lead qualifying and marketing activities as needed. Prior experience interacting with charities is a strong plus, as is any prior involvement with online marketing, advertising, fundraising or advocacy. This is a full-time permanent position. It is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated, flexible and talented mid-career professional seeking to enhance their client service skills and acquire sales and business skills at a unique, mission-driven company that serves many of the world’s most important charitable organizations and causes. Responsibilities:

  • Call qualified leads to schedule calls or meetings with Business Development Directors
  • Help qualify new leads
  • Support existing clients and accounts as needed
  • Assist with the development of marketing materials and efforts as needed
  • Assist with planning and conducting team meetings and outings
  • Interact with suppliers regarding office and event services (e.g. telephone, Wi-Fi, catering)
  • And other activities as assigned

Requirements: Essential

  • A degree. If this is in business, marketing or communications it’s a plus;
  • Ethical standards, interest in the environment, social justice and other causes
  • Must be comfortable with using the phone as well as email for client and prospect interaction
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure, multitask and pay attention to detail
  • Outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic about attending networking events;
  • Excellent organizational, time management and teamwork skills;
  • Self-starter, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and able to thrive in the unstructured environment of a small but fast growing company;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact well with clients and partners;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programmes (Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
  • Willingness to travel occasionally;

Desired

  • Prior sales or marketing experience;
  • A familiarity with the charitable sector
  • Proven track record of managing and building relationships with new clients or the ability to retain and grow existing clients.
  • Foreign language skills, especially German, French, Italian or Spanish
  • Strong writing and graphic design skills are highly desired
  • Basic knowledge of HTML / CSS or willingness to learn;
  • Experience with image editing software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator) and video editing software (iMovie);
  • Basic email marketing skills;
  • Experience with Salesforce.com, likewise, experience with Hubspot or other marketing software is a plus

Compensation: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience Location: London, England Please email resumes to c_resumes@earth.care2.com and specify “Business Development Manager” in the subject line. Care2 is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, ability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. This is a contract position based in the UK starting immediately, including flexible time off, travel expenses for trips to the U.S. occasionally, and access to an office space in Central London.

Seniority: 
manager (head of / managing a few teams)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
company (including b-corp)
Job Location: 
London, England, UK
Location type: 
fixdl|fixed (office)
Closing date for applications: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 18:00

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