Director Partnerships

WeForest

Director Partnerships

WeForest

Brussels, Belgium

CONTEXT

WeForest is an international non-profit association, headquartered in Belgium, we develop high quality reforestation projects in the tropics to combat global warming and extreme poverty. Our activities are fast-growing, and we are looking for an expert in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to develop long-term relationships with sponsors and donors, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the CEO and with a team of 2 (writer and Sales Support), the Director Partnerships will manage existing customers and help develop solid and long-term partnerships to meet our steep growth targets. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the department to ensure that all partners (large, medium and small) get the support they need: offers, communication material, regular reports, calls and meetings;
  • Ensure that the department delivers exceptional, proactive customer service, every day;
  • Be the primary point of contact for the medium size accounts and proactively make suggestions to reactivate partnerships;
  • Work with the CEO to onboard and support large partners;
  • Represent WeForest in public speaking opportunities;
  • Anticipate demand and participate in capacity planning with Operations;
  • Suggest ongoing process improvement opportunities to develop team efficiency and grow customer satisfaction;
  • Ensure with Sales Support that our CRM system is up-to-date (Salesforce).

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Business acumen

  • Deep understanding of CSR topics and trends (Carbon Footprint & carbon standards, LCA, Circular Economy, SDG’s…);
  • Track record of influencing credibly and effectively at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to details;
  • Good understanding of corporate objectives and cultures, curious to learn about all industries;
  • Experience in using CRM (Sales Force) and in working with marketing and social-media teams.

Effective communicator

  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Efficient verbal and written communication;
  • High fluency in English (level equivalent to mother tongue), French or Dutch are a plus.

Inspiring leader

  • Proven management skills;
  • Ability to prioritize amongst competing tasks and respond well under tight deadlines;
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a result-driven environment;
  • Natural relationship builder with integrity, reliability and maturity;
  • “Can do” attitude, coachable, flexible and agile.

Education

  • Master’s Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience (> 5 years).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Position: Full-time employee, preferably based in Brussels, Belgium (remote home working may be considered)
Start date: As soon as possible
Package: Competitive package for a small NGO

INTERESTED?

To apply, please contact Liam Goldsworthy at Acre via email (liam@acre.com) by May 5th 2019, with your CV and a brief summary of your reasons for applying.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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