We are looking to hire an experienced Business Development Manager for a new position in the organization. We are seeking an entrepreneurial Manager to build and lead the development function within the organization. The Business Development Manager will have the opportunity to use his or her skills and experience to forge a new position that is both strategic and operational and to drive a range of business development and fundraising initiatives.
About the role:
This role will work directly with the CEO to design and execute strategies to diversify Radiant Earth’s existing funding sources. Potential sources include U.S. and other government agencies (such as USAID, DFID, and NASA), foundation funds, corporate partnerships, major donors, and fundraising campaigns. The position will report to the CEO and will be expected to manage day-to-day business development activities, including creating an internal opportunity tracking system, drafting organizational qualifications and capability statements, managing capture activities, and coordinating the preparation of technical and cost proposals.
Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience in a similar business development role and is ready to take his or her career to the next level. The successful candidate will understand the full development cycle, such as creating fundraising strategies, proposal development, partner identification, and onboarding, and cultivating major donor relationships.
We seek someone with a strong track record of securing funding from various funding sources. A strong candidate will be detail-oriented and organized with excellent writing and communication skills, be a strong team player, and have a passion for our work. We seek a candidate who understands the international development context in the regions in which we work, who has strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, and who is familiar with the operating environment of international development sector organizations, such as NGOs, consulting and implementation firms, and/or donor organizations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Radiant Earth Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications are considered confidential.
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