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Job Number:  34113
Manager, National Accounts
Job Posted: Monday, 10 April 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 4 June 2017
(46 days ago)
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “me” to “we.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.

WE is seeking a National Sales Manager to join our Business Development team. This individual will report directly to the Head of Business Development. 

Your Impacts:

  • Develops and implements a strategic and tactical sales plan to achieve National Partnership sales targets.
  • Using internal and external information sources, builds and maintains National Partnership prospect lists and establishes a robust pipeline for national partnerships.
  • Prospects and engages C-suite executives and decision makers within the potential partner's organization to pitch and secure new national partnership agreements with WE.
  • Works independently or in partnership with WE Executive team to pitch, present proposals, and negotiate partnership terms.
  • Leads and develops a team of Regional Directors in Canada who are accountable for planning and implementing regional prospecting and engagement plans and achieving regional sales targets.
  • Proficient at using CRM systems to track and report on partner engagement from prospecting to close including detailed call notes and progress updates
  • Works with Strategy team for prospect clearance and partnership research
  • Works with Strategy team to develop customized boardroom-type presentations
  • Works with WE legal counsel to negotiate long-term contracts that address the critical areas of our fundraising model while ensuring terms and conditions that will minimize organizational risk.
  • Works with Sponsorship Activation team and Partner Relations team to develop comprehensive proposals that result in the timely and successful partnership onboarding
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of industry trends and competitive environment.

Reporting and Relationships:

  • This position will reside within the WE Charity Business Development Team, and will also work closely with the Sponsorship Activation and Partner Relations teams
  • The National Account Manager, Business Development, WE Charity will report directly to the Head, Global Business Development, WE Charity
  • This position will work closely with and collaborate with WE Executive team and various Directors on the Development team.

What you bring:

  • Proven track record in fundraising, sponsorship, sales, or corporate partnerships (Minimum 10 yrs. experience).
  • Proven track record in leading and developing sales teams.
  • Possess a degree/qualification, preferably in business administration, marketing, or a related field with a minimum of four years working experience
  • Ability to travel >60% of the time. Ability to travel Internationally.
  • Ability to work closely with high level sponsors and corporate partners with the highest level of professionalism
  • Highly self – motivated and independent, a strategic thinker
  • Excellent time management, organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills

What makes us unique…

Social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger co-founded WE and WE Charity (formerly Free The Children) 20 years ago and have grown it into a family of organizations, including WE Day and ME to WE. WE Charity was among the first organizations in Canada to turn philanthropy on its head by creating a legally distinct social enterprise, ME to WE. Through the social enterprise, 50% of the profits support WE Charity, while the rest is reinvested in the social enterprise.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
PLEASE APPLY AT: https://www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=2&itemid=9149414&cc=apply
Contact Details:
M5A 2L2
Toronto, ON, M5A 2L2
www:   www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=2&itemid=9149414

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