Part-Time Business Development Associate

J.E. Austin Associates, Inc.
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 03

Position description

JAA is seeking a Part-Time Business Development Associate to help us grow our portfolio of international projects. Responsibilities include assisting business development activities, particularly proposal development.


· Coordinate proposals, including managing proposal teams and external resources and partners and their outputs, and ensuring timely submission of inputs by all team members

· Provide input on proposals including drafting sections, developing CVs and qualifications statements, participating in brainstorming, storyboarding, and solution development meetings, reviewing sections

· Manage or coordinate capture efforts to position for bids

· Assist with other business development processes, including client relationship management, lead identification and screening, capture, recruiting, and qualifications database.


· One to five years of international development experience, primarily involved in business development

· Knowledge of or expertise in economic growth and/or agriculture programs, including private sector development, market systems development, business environment reform, financial markets, and/or investment promotion

· Self-reliant and entrepreneurial problem-solver with excellent interpersonal skills;

· Outstanding written and oral communication skills

· Experience in proposal development with USAID and other donors

· Skills in social media and various software applications

· Management skills and committed team player

· Relevant degree

· Fluent English; additional language preferred.

The Business Development Associate will report to the Executive Vice President.


Application instructions

Interested applicants should submit their resumes and a cover letter in the form below. Please use the name of this position as the subject line.