Looking for a meaningful job? Dreaming about integrating a team of passionate people? Seeking to tackle one of the biggest environmental issues of our time? This position is made for you!
TerraCycle’s mission is to Eliminate the idea of Waste®. Operating in 21 countries (including 12 in Europe), TerraCycle is an innovative recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling typically hard-to-recycle waste from snack wrappers and contact lenses to ocean plastics and cigarette butts. TerraCycle partners with the world’s largest consumer brands and retailers (including BIC, L’Oréal, P&G, Mars, JDE, Carrefour…) to create new collection and recycling schemes for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill. TerraCycle also works with large waste management companies, governments and consumers to develop joint innovative solutions.#
More information: www.terracycle.eu
The company seeks to hire a resourceful, driven, and organised Senior Associate to support the Business Development team and contribute to the growth of TerraCycle in Europe with a core focus on the French market.
The position is based in Perivale, West London and reports to and work closely with a Business Development Manager.
The Senior Business Development Associate will join a team of 11 Business Development Managers and Associates, working closely with all team members. This position is focusing on selling Recycling partnerships on the Business to Consumer channel.
The successful applicant will be approachable, organised, with excellent communication skills and the ability to organise their own workload in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be rigorous with a keen eye for detail.
Develop TerraCycle’s French market expansion strategy by identifying potential brand
partners who need waste solutions for their products and packaging
Identify industries and verticals, build and execute the outreach strategy
Create and pitch deal presentations and proposals
Drive the sales process and negotiations up until signature of contract, including for
Close new partnerships and drive revenue on the European Market
Coordinate and collaborate with other departments to develop strategic projects or
improve internal processes
Represent and promote TerraCycle during external events and workshops
Training and mentoring junior members of the Business Development team
Other duties as needed
Fluent in French and English
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a sales role with a great understanding of sales processes
A degree in an appropriate field (sales, administration) or equivalent work experience is desired
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment with changing priorities
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly PowerPoint)
A problem solver capable of thinking outside the box
Solid team player who can collaborate cross-functionally
Salary commensurate with experience
25 Paid Holiday Days
2 Volunteering Days
Quarterly Team Building
Yoga and activities
Company Pension contribution up to 3% of salary
Expected start date: March 2023
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.