TerraCycle Overview –

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

Headquartered in Trenton, N.J. and operating in over 20 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, TerraCycle is a global innovator in green business. It partners with many of the world’s largest consumer product companies and retailers to create collection and recycling solutions for hundreds of traditionally non-recyclable waste streams. By working with companies, retailers, governments and consumers, 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 CNN, Wall St. Journal, Reuters.com New York Times, Forbes and thousands of others.

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 –

Loop is hiring a Business Development Associate, Europe to focus on retail relationships. The individual should have 1-2 years’ experience within commercial teams, working knowledge of the CPG and industry and proven ability to autonomously close new business.

This role will report to the Head of Business Development in Europe.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build and drive a continuous pipeline, progressing deals autonomously.
  • Research potential brand partners and identify key points of contact
  • Utilise industry knowledge to inform prospecting approach
  • Manage prospects through the entire sales cycle, negotiate and close new partnerships for Loop
  • Work with senior team members in Europe and globally to assist in scheduling, meetings, and business development activities
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other members of the Loop team to develop strategic projects

Requirements/Skills:

  • 1-2+ years relevant work experience with an established network to build from
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate, influence and negotiate at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Proven ability to drive the deals from prospect to close
  • Ability to work well in fast paced environment with multiple projects
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
  • Ability to balance long term strategy with practical realities
  • Ability to handle situations in an emotionally intelligent manner

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary depending on experience
  • 25 Paid Holiday Days
  • 2 Volunteering Days
  • Quarterly Team Building
  • On site Yoga and activities
  • Company Pension contribution (3% of salary)
  • A casual and friendly work environment with a creative open-office space
  • Start Date – Asap


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