TerraCycle Overview:

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

Operating in over 21 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 Mondelez) and many of the world’s largest retailers in this platform. Loop is currently available in the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S, and the greater Paris region in France, with plans to expand into several new markets including Canada, Japan, the UK and Germany in 2021.

Job overview:

The company seeks to hire a Business Development Associate to support the growth of the European business with a core focus on the UK + NL + Nordics markets. This is a unique role for a resourceful, driven individual looking for an exceptional opportunity in the sustainability field. The position is based in Perivale, West London. The Business Development Associate will report to and work closely with the Business Development Manager UK and join a team of 12.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop TerraCycle’s UK, NL and Nordics markets expansion strategy by identifying potential brand partners who need waste solutions for their products and packaging
  • Identify and contact prospective clients developing creative outreach strategies
  • Create and pitch deal presentations and proposals
  • Drive the sales process and negotiations up until signature of contract
  • Close new partnerships and drive revenue
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other departments to develop strategic projects or improve internal processes
  • Represent and promote TerraCycle during external events and workshops
  • Support the Business Development Manager European outreach, presentations and proposals
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Native English or Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish speaker + fluent in English
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents
  • Graduated or up to 2 years’ experience in Business Development, Sales, Marketing or Consulting. Experience at a FMCG company is a bonus
  • A demonstrated interest in sustainable/green business would be advantageous
  • The ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, start-up environment and juggle multiple responsibilities amidst shifting deadlines and priorities
  • Fluency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, CRM software
  • Master’s degree in business, management or sustainability
  • High energy team player

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Modern and cozy, eco-conscious office in a central location
  • Conference support, In-house training, Training contribution
  • Great team spirit & supportive environment
  • Beverages, Coffee & Fruit-day

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. All applicants must already have the eligibility to work in Hungary.

TerraCycle is committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.