Organisation: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Position: Chief Business Development
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands (preferred)
Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and non-profit scale
Closing date: 24/03/2019 (day/month/year)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) is an
international independent organization that has pioneered corporate
sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses, governments and
other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on
critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption
and many others.
With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the
world’s most trusted and widely used standards on sustainability reporting,
enabling organizations and their stakeholders to make better decisions based on
information that matters. Currently, over 40 countries and regions reference
GRI in their policies. GRI is built upon a unique multi-stakeholder principle,
which ensures the participation and expertise of diverse stakeholders in the
development of its standards. GRI’s mission is to empower decision-makers
everywhere, through its standards and multi-stakeholder network, to take action
towards a more sustainable economy and world.
Our Vision: A thriving global community that lifts humanity and enhances the
resources on which all life depends.
Our Mission: To empower decisions that create social, environmental and economic
benefits for everyone.
summary and job purpose
Business Development (CBD) is responsible for developing and implementing GRI’s
earned revenue strategy and building the organizational capacity, including
building a strong sales function, and culture to ensure its success. The
Network Engagement Team (NET) encompasses all of GRI’s earned revenue programs
which currently account for the majority of GRI’s overall revenues. These
programs include membership (The GRI Community), engagement programs, training
and report services.
candidate will have demonstrated capabilities 1. In designing and leading
revenue generating, profitable programs focused on supporting sustainability
reporting and other corporate responsibility topics, and 2. Developing and
leading an effective sales force. The CBD
reports to the Chief Executive and is a member of the Executive Team. He/she
works directly with GRI’s regional hubs and country offices (in 11 locations).
skills and capabilities
Please send a letter of application stating the skills
and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos)
in strict confidence by email only to: (see email below)
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF
documents with the titles “your name
cover letter” and “your name CV”
Please put “GRI CBD” in the email
applications: Sunday March 24th 2019
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2019-03-24
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