Are you a business development professional looking for an organization that provides you with space for innovation? Are you on the search for a work/life balance with an opportunity to give back to your community? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Goodwill.
We are looking for a talented, high level Business Development Manager to help us make a difference. The ideal candidate is a self-sufficient, community builder who thrives within a supportive and collaborative culture.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. The Business Development Manager is an outward facing role that will be responsible for creating and maintaining corporate partners (50%), individual donors (40%) and planned giving commitments (10%). This position will have the responsibility to analyze the business potential within the community and network. The Manager will collaborate with internal and external partners to promote Goodwill Industries of Denver’s (GID) mission throughout the community.
The Business Development Manager will directly report to the Director of Partner Engagement and is responsible for assisting GID stakeholders in meeting business needs by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies and/or skills: Problem Solving, Customer Service, Project Management, Team Work, and Interpersonal and Oral Communication.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) in directly related field from an accredited four-year college or university is preferred; minimum of five (5) years’ experience in areas such as Non-Profit, Fundraising, or Marketplace Business Development; and minimum (5) experience in creating and presenting engaging presentations to drive community awareness and funding.
Proven experience in individual giving funding. Experience building effective and long-term external and internal relationships. Must have an advanced level of business contacts/connections within the Denver marketplace. Knowledge of planned giving required; and experience managing planned giving preferred.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Employee is responsible for directing department funds and/or property in accordance with organizational policy and approved budget standards. Any technology or GID property used in the normal course of employment will be under the safekeeping and the responsibility of the employee to maintain i
n good working order.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as contracts, legal briefs and/or journals, and financial reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as projections and statistical inference associated with Business Development matters and performance. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate knowledge of MS Word processing software; MS Excel spreadsheet software; project management software -Quickbase and/or MS Project and Contact Management systems such as SalesForce. Knowledge of PowerPoint and the ability to create presentations for an executive audience is mandatory.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES
Ability to pass a criminal background search, education verification, pre-employment drug screen, and E-verify. Must have a clear Colorado driver’s license in order to drive on GID business.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee will work a majority of the time in a general office environment. However, as business needs dictate, employee will travel to various locations where environmental conditions may vary. Employee may travel approximately 50% of the time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.