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Business Development Associate – (French Speaker)

In this context, the company seeks to hire a Business Development Associate to support the growth of the European business with a core focus on the French market. 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 and the Business Development Associate will report and work closely with the Business Development Manager and join the 7-member Business Development team.

Operating in 21 countries (including 12 in Europe), TerraCycle is a global pioneer in green business, with the mission to eliminate the idea of waste. We are the world leader in the recycling of generally non-recyclable waste, such as pens, snack wrappers, baby food pouches beauty product packaging, home care product packaging and even the likes of cigarette butts or marine plastics. We create collection and recycling solutions systems for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill. We partner with some of the most recognizable brands and retailers in the world, including BIC, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble, and JDE amongst others.

In this context, the company seeks to hire a Business Development Associate to support the growth of the European business with a core focus on the French market. 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 and the Business Development Associate will report and work closely with the Business Development Manager and join the 7-member Business Development team.

More information: www.terracycle.eu

https://nowthisnews.com/videos/news/terracycle-aims-to-make-our-waste-stream-completely-recyclable

Responsibilities include: 

  • Drive the sales process and negotiations up until   signature of contract
  • Create and pitch deal proposals
  • Develop TerraCycle’s French market expansion strategy by identifying potential brand partners who need waste solutions for their products
  • Identify and contact prospective clients   developing creative strategies
  • Support the Head of Business Development Europe with European outreach, presentations and proposals
  • Represent and promote TerraCycle during external events and workshops
  • Be proactive in improving internal processes and developing TerraCycle’s European strategy
  • Update and maintain a database of TerraCycle’s European deals
  • Oversee Business development interns
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Native French speaker  + fluent in English
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents
  • Master’s degree in business or sustainability
  • 1 to 3 year experience in Business Development, Sales or the FMCG Industry highly desirable
  • A demonstrated interest in sustainable/green business, showing you can embody the vision of TerraCycle, be an active player of change and build the future
  • 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
  • High energy team player

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 25 Paid Holiday Days
  • Company Pension contribution up to 3% of salary

And the opportunity to be in a friendly work environment with an open-office space full of upcycled décor! 

 

Start date – April 2019

For inquiries, please send your CV and cover letter to Lauriane Pannier, Business Development Manager, TerraCycle Europe at [email protected].