WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organisations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications from candidates with an inherent sensitivity towards the conservation of nature, for the position of Business Development Manager, to increase the reach of the WWF-India’s conservation products by actively seeking potential customers and forging partnerships with corporate organizations.
This is a senior role in which the incumbent will also be responsible for identifying retail and other business to business opportunities for tie ups and collaborations for promoting and mark
Location: Bangalore, with frequent travel involved.
The Job Profile: Widen the reach of WWF-India’s merchandise and raise funds through their sale via appropriate partnerships and channels. This would involve the following–
Identify potential customers and clients and convert them into successful relationships through sustained engagement with the key personnel within the organizations.
Build the distribution network for WWF India’s merchandise across South India (Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala) in traditional and non-traditional channels.
Raise funds through seasonal products as well as through the non seasonal products such that there is a steady revenue stream throughout the year.
Deepen and build on the engagement with existing customers
Work closely with the Conservation Products team at the Secretariat, give feedback on client requirements, market information etc and contribute to the product development and channel strategy.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required: Graduate in any discipline 4 to 10 years experience in sales/ distribution/ business development Prior experience in sales and distribution functions in Retail/ FMCG sectors. An interest in environment and sustainability would be an added advantage.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Desired Skills and Abilities:An understanding of non profits and awareness of the environment and sustainability related issues would be added advantages.
Confident, with the ability to engage with senior management and decision makers in client organizations.
Entrepreneurial, capable of working on your own, taking initiative, thinking ‘out of the box’ and forging successful partnerships.
Apply Via Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Date for sending applications: 15th December, 2015
Submission Details: Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.
In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, Please mention “Business Development Manager –South”, in the subject line.
The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged.
WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.