Job Overview

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for driving the growth of TerraCycle in several markets, with a focus in the UK. 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 primarily on 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 English with exceptional verbal & written communication skills. Another European language is desirable.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in B2B sales, consulting or relevant position (marketing, account management, sales). Experience in a FMCG company is a bonus.
  • 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

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.

Please apply with a cover letter stipulating your right to work in the UK as well as your salary expectation.
This 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.