ELEVATE is hiring a
Business Development Associate
Who we are
Supply Chain Assessment
At ELEVATE, we offer a unique and impactful career journey designed to empower our teams to influence change. Join our team for a truly international experience. With 24+ offices globally (and still growing), you will have exposure to real issues that span the globe. Fasten your seatbelt for an energetic and dynamic experience where you will conduct a broad range of environmental and social supply chain audits to support impact-driven responsible sourcing programs. Supplier transparency is part of ELEVATE’s DNA to understand risk exposure associated with social compliance issues. We constantly develop innovative solutions to uncover and manage risk from social and environmental to building, electrical and fire safety. ELEVATE was the first firm to integrate anonymous worker surveys into the assessment process creating the industry’s first integrated assessment. ELEVATE has developed EiQ to create predictive models to assess risks of unauthorized subcontracting, human trafficking, labor unrest, and other key risk issues. ELEVATE has also developed the first KPI-based monthly monitoring program to show the links between business performance issues and social non-compliance. When a supplier needs more guidance our Capacity Building experts design holistic and custom improvement plans to create long-term solutions.
Job overview at a glance
ELEVATE is seeking a dynamic and instinctive individual to support growing our portfolio of local customers in global. At ELEVATE, we believe in sustainable, balanced and inclusive economic growth. We believe in an economic model that collectively activates business and other stakeholders to improve people’s lives and preserve the planet. This requires a commitment to transparency, visibility and the thoughtful management of risk and performance. It requires a commitment to business-driven sustainability. Among our clients are many of the global brands and industry leaders for sustainability in apparel, electronics and agriculture.
Of particular need is to find a professional who is capable of supporting local businesses – namely factories, factory groups and vendors/agents – who work with global brands and retailers, and those businesses’ pursuit of complying to and improving against global brands and retailers’ sustainability goals. This person would be the face of ELEVATE in the region, charged with selling key services, more specifically:
Other complementing solutions and products are available. The ideal candidate understands the value of sales to an organization, but is also interested in the topics we are trying to collectively solve within ELEVATE but also within the greater profession of sustainability / testing, inspections and certification and overall in global trade
You will be responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle, including lead qualification, discovery and closing calls/presentations, and negotiating contracts. As ELEVATE is a fast-paced growth organization, we are looking for a self-starter who can hit the ground running. Working with leadership in-country and globally, you will define strategies and tactics necessary to effectively grow ELEVATE in your region, building and implementing roadmaps to grow with existing customers, and cultivating new prospects.
Other responsibilities include:
Equal Opportunity Employer
ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.
To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here: https://www.elevatelimited.com/careers/