Corus International
  • Business Development
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Regular Full -Time
  • NorthAmerica

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 800 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives.

At Corus we believe that good only grows stronger and we reflect that belief in our workplace culture. We value every employee's specialized area of expertise and nurture professional growth. We promote an engaging and supportive work environment, where employees feel enabled and driven to innovate, learn and collaborate. And because our subsidiaries often function as partners, our employees have the opportunity to work across our enterprise family.

Corus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our worldwide workplace, and we believe that social justice and respect for the human dignity of every person are fundamental to all we do as an organization.

Further details about the organization can be found at: https://corusinternational.org

About The Job:

The Associate Director of Business Development (BD) is a leadership position with responsibilities, reporting directly to the Director, Business Development. The Associate Director, Business Development will lead the new business development process to support business development staff from institutional donors.

This position leads the organization's business acquisition process and strategy beginning with donor engagement through award negotiation. The Associate Director, Business Development efficiently manages the day-to-day operations and associated business affairs of the Business Development team. They provide proactive leadership in strategic partnerships and new business development that lead to grant revenue generation from institutional donors. To that end, the Associate Director, Business Development supervises a core team of Business Development Managers.

Location: Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD

About The Ideal Candidate: If you have business development expertise in Livelihoods and Economic Development and/or Health, are well-versed in the business development cycle, are comfortable leading strong teams as the Proposal Manager, and have experience in management and supervision, we'd love to meet you! Corus is looking for a candidate who is passionate about strengthening the Business Development team, and comfortable working across Corus departments to navigate towards solutions to proposal challenges.

  • Fluency in French, Arabic and/or Spanish preferred.
  • Willingness to travel internationally, at least 20% of the time to countries where Corus works.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economic Development, International Development, Community Development, Public Health or a related field required. Master's preferred.
  • 7+ years of specialized experience in business development, with an emphasis International Development.
  • Extensive experience in hiring and supervision of staff, and management of outside vendors, consultants and contractors, interns and volunteers. Ability to be responsive, clear and firm with staff, colleagues and partners, and to instruct and motivate staff and evaluate performance of staff and consultants.
  • Successful track record of managing relationships with institutional donors (e.g., US government, multilaterals and other bilateral agencies, foundations, corporations.

Why You Should Apply: Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Corus International prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. or International law.

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