Talent Pool / Business Development Associate

TerraCycle

To apply for this job please visit terracycle.breezy.hr.

Looking for a new challenge and willing to save the planet? This job is for you!

TerraCycle’s mission is to Eliminate the idea of Waste®.

Our company is growing very fast and we are continuously looking for new talents to join us! As an applicant, you will be part of our talents pool and get an exciting opportunity to join the amazing Terracycle team shortly!

This position is an OPEN position, that means we are not recruiting at the moment but we look forward to finding the rare gem and dream candidate to strengthen our Marketing, Business & Development and Account Management teams!

TerraCycle Overview –

TerraCycle’s mission is to Eliminate the idea of Waste®.

Operating in over 20 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, TerraCycle is a global innovator in green business. By partnering with many of the world’s largest consumer product companies and retailers, TerraCycle is able to collect and solve for just about every waste stream, from snack wrappers and contact lenses to ocean plastics and cigarette butts, all waste streams that otherwise end up in landfills, oceans, or incinerators. TerraCycle has received hundreds of awards globally and has been highlighted in some of the world’s most recognized media outlets, including Fortune 2019 Top 10 Game Changes, Time Magazine 2019 Top 10 Innovators.

In May 2019, TerraCycle launched its newest initiative, Loop, a global circular shopping system that enables brands, retailers and consumers to transition from single-use disposable materials to reusable, durable packaging, washed by Loop and refilled by the brands. Loop has engaged many of the world’s largest consumer product companies (including P&G, Nestlé, Unilever, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Mondēlez) and many of the world’s largest retailers in this platform. Loop is currently available in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S and Paris and Lille France, with plans to expand into several new markets including Canada, Japan, the UK and Germany in 2020.

Job Overview –

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for driving the growth of TerraCycle in several markets. Joining the European team of Business Development Managers & Associates, this is a unique role for a resourceful, driven individual looking for an opportunity in the sustainability field. This position would be an ideal role for someone with 1 to 2 years’ experience within commercial teams, with a working knowledge of the CPG and industry and a proven ability to autonomously close new deals.

Primary Responsibilities –

Closing contracts with new clients, driving significant revenue & profit growth:

  • Research potential brand partners and identify key points of contact
  • Manage prospects through the entire sales cycle, negotiate & close new partnerships
  • Working on complex European deals with FMCG businesses.
  • Utilise industry knowledge to inform prospecting approach and initiate new opportunities
  • Coordinate & collaborate with other departments to develop strategic projects
  • Learning & sharing learnings about recycling, plastic, the FMCG industry & the zero waste movement.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Fluent in both French and English with exceptional verbal & written communication skill
  • 1-2 years’ experience in B2B sales, consulting or relevant position (marketing, account management, sales) for an FMCG company.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • A demonstrated interest in sustainable/green business would be advantageous
  • Proactive and solution-focused
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment and juggle multiple responsibilities amidst shifting deadlines and priorities
  • A degree in an appropriate field (business, management,) or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to speak another European language is a bonus

Compensation:

  • Salary depending on experience
  • 25 Paid Holiday Days
  • 2 Volunteering Days
  • Online Yoga and activities
  • Company Pension contribution (3% of salary)
  • The position is based in Perivale, West London.

Job description is not all-inclusive. TerraCycle reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. TerraCycle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Job Overview