Volunteer Business Development Lead
Hours: Minimum 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:
• Free induction, training, and mentorship 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.