ID: 168455

Business Development Lead

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Brisbane City QLD

About this opportunity

Volunteer Business Development Lead

Hours: 15 hours weekly Contract: Minimum six-month commitment Location: Brisbane, Australia. Remote candidates are welcome to apply.

Why join THRIVE?

Looking for a role where you can be part of a collaborative, mission-led group? Hoping to build a network of global contacts and develop your teamwork abilities?

When you become a volunteer at THRIVE, you’ll receive:

• Induction, training, and mentor ship sessions • The opportunity to develop your presentation skills • Access to global connections (including VIPs) • Guidance and education from experienced volunteers

What is THRIVE?

THRIVE stands for The Holistic Regenerative Innovative Value Entity. As a not-for-profit for-impact initiative, we aim to place humankind on a more sustainable path and create a ‘thrivable’ future for all.

The THRIVE Platform is a free, web-based tool that uses the best-available science to address contemporary global challenges. The THRIVE platform uses machine learning to help guide countries, cities, companies, and individuals on their journey towards a more sustainable future.

THRIVE has excellent relationships with a variety of research groups, educational bodies, and UN-affiliated policymakers.

We use educational content and free software solutions to address some of the following global challenges:

• Climate change • Loss of biodiversity • Deforestation • Social inequality • Pollution

By joining THRIVE, you will help to ensure humanity can face global issues effectively and sustainably. The Role

We’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Business Development Lead to join our friendly, global team. Your experience will include: • Developing growth strategies and plans • Developing and retaining relationships with existing partners • Increasing following and store sales • Writing funding and sponsorship proposals • Negotiating with partners and sponsors • Identifying and mapping organizational strengths and consumer needs • Researching opportunities and viable income streams • Following industry trends locally and internationally • Drafting and reviewing agreements • Reporting on successes and areas needing improvements • Assist in the coordination and implementation of marketing strategies Position Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in business or management • Fluent in English (preferred) • A passion for sustainability • A collaborative team player mindset • Excellent communication and organization skills • Experience working in a fast-paced environment • Well-developed problem-solving abilities • Highly organized and efficient • The ability to handle multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines • Exceptional time management skills • Ambition and proactivity • Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting • Proven ability to plan and manage resources • Ability to deliver presentations

In this volunteer role, you'll benefit from flexible working hours, working with a creative passionate group, a varied experience, and access to some of the world’s great business leaders and business authors. At THRIVE, we’re looking for individuals who strongly align with our mission and vision for a thrivable future. If you’re looking for an opportunity to join a growing initiative that allows you to gain valuable experience while giving back to a worthy cause, apply now.

We’re strongly committed to equal opportunities and value diversity in our workforce.

Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.


Additional requirements

PC and fast internet connection at home

Time Required

15hrs per week

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
Training

All induction/training and resource materials provided