Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Nonprofit Sales/Service Officer with One of the Hottest Social Mission Businesses

Catchafire (

You will be a member of a small, high performing Sales team responsible for meeting our revenue and social mission goals. You will serve our nonprofit and social enterprise customers to deliver our Membership package.

The right candidate will view this role as an opportunity to:

  • be an integral part of a team that's pioneering for-profit social mission business and revolutionizing the way that people give pro bono
  • launch a career in social enterprise; and/or
  • fertile training ground for starting your own business.

We are hiring for two positions: Experienced Nonprofit Sales/Service Officer and Junior Nonprofit Sales/Service Officer. Check out the job description for the Junior position and other job opportunities with us.

Your responsibilities and our expectations
  • Work tirelessly every day to hit your sales target, and set aggressive personal goals to exceed your sales target
  • Strategically develop a healthy pipeline
  • Conduct diligent follow-up with organizations in your pipeline
  • Test different messaging strategies to determine what resonates with social good organizations, in coordination with the Sales team
  • Help to develop a strategy to close sales for our nonprofit and social enterprise customers, in coordination with the Sales team
  • Generate new leads through networks, attending industry events, and other channels
  • Help to plan and organize events, including our monthly Social Good Organization Networking Nights and quarterly Training Seminars
  • Ensure that business growth is in alignment with Catchafire's social mission and vision
  • Responsibility for launching and growing one of the new cities we'll be expanding to this year
  • Support and strengthen organizational culture, values and reputation
  • Participate with the Sales team to make key sales process and pitch decisions
  • Directly report to the Head of Partnerships

  • At least 3~4 years of work experience in sales, marketing, fundraising, business development, ideally with experience in nonprofits or social enterprises
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Exceptional persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Motivation to develop a long term career in sales, marketing or business development
  • Proven team-player and experience as an effective member of a close-knit team
  • Exceptional ability to execute on ideas
  • Motivation to work in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment and thrive under pressure
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
  • Exceptional organization and prioritization skills
  • Solid list of high level connections and contacts within Social Good organizations
  • Enthusiasm to chip in and do anything that helps the team. Nothing is beneath you.
  • Energetic and outgoing attitude. Enjoy networking, and forging new relationships
  • Driven and hungry to learn
  • Managing Partners

    William Davidson Institute
  • Sponsoring Partner

    Citi Foundation
  • Content Partners


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