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Business Development Manager – The Sustainable Partnership

  • Sartre Internal Hires


• Highly competitive salary and bonus structure
• Pension Scheme
• 25 days annual leave with extra time off over Christmas (office shuts) plus;
o Two Duvet days
o Two charity days
• Flexible working hours/remote working
• Big L&D Focus
• “My Time”
• Company Travel Loans
• Ride to work scheme
• Free breakfast and fruit provided (office)
• Subscription to Perkbox (gives access to a wide range of benefits and discounts)
• Quarterly lunch clubs at leading London restaurants
• Annual Holiday Club for employees that hit their annual targets
• Friendly and relaxed office, reflected with chill out areas, massage chair, an office pool table, X-Box, separate eating areas and games areas

Company Overview:

The Sustainable Partnership (‘TSP’)is a growing Shoreditch based recruitment company. We are seeking to hire a highly talented Business Development Manager to lead the international client build out of a newly formed Renewable Energy and Sustainability recruitment business.
Through partnership with both current and future companies that are leading the global transition to a more sustainable world, our ambition is to become an integral recruitment partner to the wider sustainable eco-system. Further to traditional recruitment services, TSP plays a larger role in enabling meaningful conversations for industry leaders to discuss and debate (market insights and trends). This involvement in thought leadership enables TSP to provide innovative and forward-thinking solutions to hiring problems that current and future clients may not have considered yet.
TSP is a newly formed brand, spun out of its parent company, Sartre Group. Sartre was founded in 2013 and has built an international presence across specific Finance and Technology verticals. Sartre intends to fully support TSP by replicating past and current successes with the view to providing talent solutions more specifically aligned with the Sustainable sector. We see the Renewable and Sustainability sectors as untapped markets of the future, providing the business untold future growth potential and we are excited about playing our part in ensuring a more sustainable future for everyone.
We aim to provide a platform for highly motivated employees who value developing deep market expertise, career development, collaboration, and progression. Our dress down policy, flexible working hours and mature working environment provides a refreshing change from the rigid, corporate environments commonly found in the industry.

What the position entails:

• Scaling an existing client base of a business operating across the Renewable Energy and Sustainability verticals on a global basis, thought with a particular focus on Europe and & North America
• Working with Senior Management to set and execute strategic business development strategies
• Using sales, business development and networking activity form partnerships to attract business from relevant companies
• Mapping & prospecting new clients and fostering relationships to achieve repeat business accounts
• Attending/contributing towards industry conferences, networking events, roundtable discussions
• Analysis & identification of new market segment opportunities
• Account expansion
• Clear presentation of our services in business meetings (local & international)
• Targeted content and collateral creation
• Delivery of brand engagement strategies

Key Skills Required:

• 5 years + business development experience within B2B consultative sales environment
• Strong track record in Stakeholder engagement and management
• Experience of winning and developing accounts
• Ambition and self determination to scale out a successful recruiting, client services business
• Excellent time management, communication and organisation skills
• Strong analytical and written skills
• Strong self-awareness and passion for self-development
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Innovative & creative approach

Desirable Experience:

• Having 5 years + sales experience within in Energy/Sustainability/Technical markets
• Experience managing Sales professionals
• Prior success in complex sales negotiations; entire projects, “statements of work” (SOWs), managed service contracts, retained work, advisory services etc