As the Director of Business Development, you’ll lead the front-facing business development function for charity: water. You’ll be responsible for sparking new business, developing new relationships for both brand partnerships and corporate foundations, and mining our current eco-system for new revenue opportunities. You’ll help grow our community of generous brand partners by articulating our unique strategic value proposition of innovative ideas, radical transparency, our 100% model and storytelling capability. You’ll spend your time identifying and meeting face-to-face with prospective partners and c-suite executives sharing the charity: water story, and ideating inspiring new campaign ideas to help the team meet and exceed our annual revenue targets. You’ll be a brand ambassador and occasionally speak on behalf of the organization at conferences and events.
Health is Wealth
Dental & Vision
Flexible Spending Account
Employer-paid Life Insurance
Employer-paid Short and Long- term Disability
Retire in Style
401K and Employer Match
Work hard, Play hard
Unlimited Vacation Policy
(Just get your work done!)
Ride the Train
Unlimited Monthly Metrocard
You’re remarkably people-oriented.
You have an innate social intelligence. You can relate to all types of people and you’re a skilled conversationalist. You enjoy meeting new people; developing and maintaining relationships is a natural tendency. You are likable, engaging, interesting and interested. If you walk into a room of 50 people, each would be excited to invite you to dinner at their home.
You're a communication ace.
You take your role seriously, knowing that someone’s experience with charity: water can start -- or end -- with you. Clear, consistent and compelling communication is everything to you. You're passionate about giving every person who interacts with the charity: water brand across earned channels an unforgettable experience.
You take initiative.
You see something that needs improvement and you take action. You propose solutions to problems and research subjects that will help you do your job better. You’re proactive about making sure various departments have the information they need about your projects.
You have a team ethos.
You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced start-up environment, with people who are passionate about their work and mission. You’re excited to work cross-functionally with other departments.
You are passionate about your work and what it means.
You want to help build and nurture the organization to help us fight the world water crisis.
This opportunity is for those located in (or willing to re-locate to) the NYC area only.