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Account Executive

Everland

New York City, New York

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Annual salary range: $70,000-90,000
Deadline Jun 15, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Ready for your next challenge in business development? Do you want to be part of a growing organisation at the heart of forest conservation representing conservation projects and forest communities who are at the forefront of climate action?

We're looking for a new Account Executive who is passionate about making a difference in forest conservation, wildlife protection and community livelihood development.  If you're a reliable, self-sufficient, and efficient individual who enjoys pursuing growth opportunities, fostering strategic partnerships, and driving long-term value then we're keen to hear from you.

Alongside a small but mighty Business Development team you will be instrumental in driving our mission forward by engaging with sustainability professionals and advocating for forest conservation. You will focus on developing new accounts and managing client relationships, emphasizing the importance of incorporating REDD+ carbon offsets into sustainability strategies.

The individual will report directly to the Global Head of Business Development.  While this is a remote position, we will only consider candidates willing and authorized to work in NY.

Who are we looking for?

Required:

  • Passionate about  making a difference in forest conservation, wildlife protection, and community livelihood development.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business, Economics, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in sales or business development, preferably with exposure to the voluntary carbon market, sustainability, conservation or environmental sectors.
  • Proficiency in CRM software (Salesforce), Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace and an ability to manage data effectively in spreadsheets or databases is essential.
  • Demonstrated understanding of climate change, particularly in relation to forest conservation and carbon offsets as well as sustainability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of building and maintaining productive client relationships and the ability to engage and build relationships with a diverse range of people.
  • A self-motivated, results-oriented mindset, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proactive and goal-oriented, with a keen ability to work both independently and as part of a dynamic team.

Preferred:

  • Japanese and/or Portuguese language skills are desirable.

What will you do?

  • Client Acquisition and Management including fostering long-term relationships that align with Everland's mission.
  • Sales Strategy and Execution
  • Educational Advocacy: Serve as a knowledgeable advocate for forest conservation, educating clients on the critical role of REDD+ carbon offsets in climate change mitigation.
  • Collaboration and Reporting: Work closely with the marketing and project teams to create compelling sales presentations and materials.
  • Market Analysis
  • Sales Reporting

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package. Actual compensation is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, and specific work location.
  • Reports directly to the Global Head of Business Development with exposure to senior leadership.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within a rapidly growing organization.
  • Remote/hybrid work options with flexible hours.
  • A supportive, collaborative, and mission-driven work culture.
  • The chance to make a tangible difference in the fight against deforestation and climate change.

About Everland

Everland exists to support communities in their efforts to protect their forests and wildlife and improve their livelihoods, resulting in climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation benefiting everyone. We do this by helping communities in the developing world monetize their forest and biodiversity assets by marketing Verified Emissions Reductions (VERs) from the world's most impactful REDD+ projects. This generates critical resources to support conservation activities on the ground. We support conservation projects that go beyond the requirements of REDD+ verification, representing only projects that demonstrate transformative impacts for forest conservation, wildlife protection, and community livelihood development.

We are a values-driven company. We believe that in order to deliver on our purpose and serve our stakeholders, the organization must embody the kind of change we want to help create in the world. We do this through our commitment to practicing a set of core values and personal commitments that reflect the ethos of the company, and which animate our interactions with one another and our stakeholders.

Our Values:

  • Care of the Earth
  • Care for People
  • Fair share
  • Trust
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity

Our Commitments:

  • Give our very best
  • Be of service to all
  • Be reliable: I do what I say I will do
  • Be receptive: Observe non-judgmentally, listen deeply
  • Be transparent, be truthful, be trusting, be trustworthy
  • Be empathetic: Understand deeply the work, needs, interests, and limitations of all of our stakeholders - and ourselves
  • Personal growth: Constant development of skills and knowledge

Everland strives to create a culture of diversity and inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of any and all backgrounds to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role and passion for environmental conservation. Please submit your applications here by June 15, 2024.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Admin & Leadership, Forestry, General / Stewardship
Tags Cultural Resources