Organisation: Care2

Position: Director of Business Development

Location: Germany or France

Salary: Very competitive, depending on qualifications and experience


Closing date: 01/12/2018 (day/month/year)

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Director of Business Development



Care2 is the world’s largest community of people standing together for good. Founded in 1998, Care2 has nearly 50 million members, with a monthly unique audience of 16 million people. Tens of thousands of people join Care2 every day, attracted by the many opportunities that Care2 provides for them to discover, share and take action to support the environment, human rights, animal welfare and many other causes. Socially responsible brands advertise on Care2, and more than 2,000 leading non-profit organizations around the world have used Care2 as a primary source for recruiting new members and donors, and for mobilizing public support to win advocacy victories. 

Job description

Care2 is currently seeking a new, entrepreneurial-minded Director of Business Development based in Germany or France. The Director will market and sell Care2’s services to both sustainable corporate brands and to non-profit organizations, as well as to the agencies that serve these organizations, while identifying new strategic growth opportunities.  The successful candidate will have several years of experience successfully selling products or services to non-profits, or in a related consulting field, and will have a wide network of industry contacts. Previous consulting, non-profit, fundraising or online experience is also a plus.  Previous experience developing cause-marketing campaigns in which non-profits and for-profits join forces is also a plus.


  • Identify new opportunities with non-profit and for-profit organizations, and with agencies that serve them -- including direct mail, interactive marketing, consulting and public affairs firms
  • Prospect and forge new relationships to boost the number of non-profits that Care2 serves
  • Meet face to face with clients regularly to strengthen relationships, boost awareness of Care2 services and obtain referrals
  • Meet individualized quarterly and annual growth targets
  • Monitor the success of campaigns and work with Care2’s campaign team to manage overall client satisfaction by meeting or exceeding client expectations at all times
  • Represent Care2 at industry conferences and networking events, including via speaking engagements
  • Maintain detailed records of contacts at non-profits, and at the agencies that serve non-profits; carefully log all encounters with clients and potential clients; keep in-depth history of issues raised by them and solutions provided by Care2
  • Track sales activities using tools
  • Present new business ideas to the management team and help lead strategy discussions
  • Demonstrate individual and project management leadership within Care2
  • Help to establish alliances with other for-profits and Internet companies serving non-profits
  • Be a thought leader at Care2, joining other sales team members in contributing to the formulation of our sales and B2B marketing strategies – as well as to overall company strategy
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate requirements


  • Several years of successful experience working with non-profits in sales, business development, fundraising, or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to think on your feet, and to negotiate and close successful partnerships
  • Strong active listening, relationship building, consultative selling and client management skills
  • Proven ability to establish and manage lasting, mutually beneficial business partnerships
  • Network of contacts with leading non-profits and agencies serving non-profits
  • Self-starter, dynamic and able to thrive in an unstructured environment with minimal supervision
  • Superb writing, presentation and public speaking skills, and ability to interact effectively with teammates
  • Real interest in the environment, social justice and socially responsible entrepreneurship
  • Strong work ethic and effectiveness at working collaboratively
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure and multi-task
  • Willingness to travel when necessary for in-person sales calls and industry conferences
  • A college education
  • Mastery of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Previous experience using is a plus


  • Very competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Please email resumes to and specify “Business Development Director” in the subject line.

We have had a small problem! If you sent an application before the 9th November for this great role we need to politely ask you to reapply. We had some technical issues that mean we did not receive applications and we do not want to lose you!

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Preferred method of response: Email

Closing date: 2018-12-01

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