Business Development Associate

New York, United States Full-time

About Global Citizen

Our mission is to build a movement of 100MM Global Citizens whose actions will help achieve our vision of a world without extreme poverty by 2030.

Global Citizen is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. On our platform, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards for their actions — as part of a global community committed to lasting change.

So far, more than 13 million actions have been taken by Global Citizens, leading to $35 billion commitments being made by world leaders, which are set to affect 1.3 billion lives by 2030.


Position Overview

This Business Development Associate (BDA) is responsible for identifying and prospecting new, integrated partner opportunities and successfully scheduling first POC for Global Citizen Directors. This role is aligned to specific targets, including identifying prospects through industry research and cultivating an existing database of previous contacts.

This role will focus on cold and warm outreach to prospective supporters while identifying decision makers and key influencers within the prospect. The “close” for the BDA is the first meeting set for the Business Development Director, at which point prospects are passed off to Business Development Directors to present Global Citizen formally, propose partnership economics, and negotiate contract terms. In addition to tactical market engagement, this role is responsible for maintaining a database of live contacts and reporting weekly on various aspects of the program.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understand and clearly articulate the Global Citizen integrated partner model value proposition when communicating with prospects face-to-face, over the phone, and over email
  • Research and understand market; major players, relevant trends, competitive intelligence
  • Produce periodic updates and/or “newsfeeds” to the team about trends or new information identified in assigned segments
  • Assist the broader business development team in planning for and executing on conferences and meetings
  • Follow-up on prospect pipeline to identify and contact the decision maker(s) and then facilitate a live introduction to the appropriate Business Development Director
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • MUST have a minimum of 3 years experience in a business-to-business marketing or sales role
  • Experience prospecting and cold calling preferred
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills; experience presenting to diverse audiences
  • Proficient in standard business/Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Google Business Suite, Keynote  and Sales CRM solutions
  • Four year college degree required

Personal Attributes

  • Personable, outgoing, and articulate
  • Entrepreneurial, driven, a self-starter
  • A good listener, highly empathetic
  • Earnest, enthusiastic, and sincere
  • Super organized
  • Able to adapt quickly within a company experiencing rapid growth