Key Account Manager & Business Developer - october 2022 - Paris

short term contract
No remote
Posted on 07-13-2022
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In our mission to accelerate the solutions to the biggest challenges of our century, we organize the ChangeNOW summit, the world's largest event for the planet,

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Notre mission est d’accélérer les solutions capables de répondre aux grandes urgences environnementales et sociales de notre siècle, en créant des événements inspirants et impactants, et en connectant les acteurs du changements partout dans le monde (investisseurs, innovations, entreprises, media, villes, instituations, talents…).

Nous organisons chaque année le sommet ChangeNOW, le plus grand événement mondial des solutions pour la planète. Cet événement accélérateur rassemble des milliers de solutions et des acteurs du changement dans un format vibrant et porté sur l’action concrète.
L’édition 2020 a rassemblé plus de 28 000 participants et 1000 solutions pour la planète venus de 100 pays à Paris, au Grand Palais. L’édition 2021, 100% digitale, a donné une nouvelle envergure à l’événement, avec plus de 165 pays représentés parmi les 55 000 visiteurs, et l’implication des plus grands leaders mondiaux du changement.

Nous menons également des actions tout au long de l’année auprès des talents, des écoles,
des entreprises et des institutions pour accélérer la transition :

  • ChangeNOW myjob, la job fair de l’impact
  • Lancement en 2021 du 1er classement des écoles et universités qui changent le
  • Parcours et temps forts d’inspiration dans les entreprises, écoles et universités
  • Conférences sur-mesure et live talks
  • Sourcing d’innovations

ChangeNOW is the main global platform that supports the growth of concrete solutions for the planet and the positive transformation of the business community across the globe.
Over the recent years, we have built a significant track record of partnerships with major companies that are leading the transition efforts in their respective sectors. We are now implementing ambitious plans to deepen the scope and range of our partnerships within the private and public sectors to grow our operations and impact.
It is the responsibility of the Corporate Partnerships Team to engage all year long with our community of partners to create positive value for the impact ecosystem, and integrate them in all our initiatives.

As a Key Account Manager & Business Developer, you will:

  • Identify, curate and solicit new potential corporate partners - finding relevant ideas to raise interest and obtain a first meeting;
  • Negotiate and close partnership deals, event packages and various offerings with new and existing partners;
  • Work collaboratively with the ChangeNOW teams (Solutions, Speakers, Communication…) to ensure objectives are being met in line with the partners’ and ChangeNOW’s expectations before, during and after the summit;
  • Initiate and develop new and long-lasting corporate partnerships, while managing key relationships at every level;
  • Conduct studies to update the team on new trends, leaders and opportunities in diverse industries.
  • Successful 2-3 years experience in key account management, partnership management, business development, sponsorship;
  • Corporate experience is a plus. Regular interactions with the corporate world is mandatory;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior professionals;
  • Rigorous and attention to details;
  • Strong interest and familiarity with environmental and social change. Drive and motivation to have a positive impact, and to change the world!
  • Native French, bilingual or fluent in English. 3rd language a plus;
  • Event organization and project management experience appreciated;
  • Autonomous, persuasive & integrative thinking;
  • Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.