The Green Branch is looking for a Business Development Lead!

  • The Green Branch BV Increase biodiverse forestcover worldwide
  • Amsterdam
  • Freelance

The Green Branch is a developer of large-scale reforestation projects in Brazil creating a portfolio of high quality carbon credit projects to supply the Voluntary Carbon Market. We work alongside nature and those depending on it to transform degraded land into resilient forests. Together with our partners, we plant biodiverse forests with native species, striving to bring it back to its original ecosystem and empowering local communities to restore their degraded lands. With our landscape focussed approach, our goal is to restore 1 million hectares before 2030. For more information: www.thegreenbranch.nl.

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The Business Development Lead will focus mainly on two topics: commercial development and project development. You will focus on bringing in new clients to support our projects and work alongside the origination team to develop new project partners.

  • Setting goals and developing plans for business and revenue growth;
  • Researching, planning, and implementing new target market initiatives;
  • Pursuing potential project opportunities and moving them through the origination cycle;
  • Developing proposals for prospective project partners and corporate clients;
  • Setting goals for the business development team and developing strategies to meet them as effectively as possible;
  • Training business development and commercial staff;
  • Attending conferences and industry events.

Profile and skills:

  • Communication skills: you are confident/near native with the English language and rely on open and clear communication. Portuguese is a major pre;
  • Organizational skills: managing workflows is natural for you and you are target oriented;
  • Time-management skills: targets must be reached as effectively and efficiently as possible;
  • Negotiations and deal making skills: you can handle the responsibility of making strategic decisions and have a long-term view;
  • Financial management skills: budgeting and financial modeling is a second nature;
  • Understanding of Voluntary Carbon Market is a pre;
  • Drive and self-motivation: if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right and big! We are looking for highly motivated people that want to be on the forefront of battling the climate crisis.

We offer:

  • A place in a fast growing start-up with the sole objective of making real change and creating a positive impact on climate, the environment and communities;
  • Room to develop yourself professionally and build experience;
  • Working in an international team at our office in the heart of Amsterdam;
  • Wage compliant with your experience;
  • The position is for full time employment (1.0 FTE);
  • The position is open from September 2022.

Are you ready to take on this challenge and want to make an impact worldwide? Send your CV and motivation letter to j.hietink@thegreenbranch.nl before 31.07.2022.

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