Job Location: Bethesda, MD, or remote from anywhere in the United States
Position Type: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt
WHC (Wildlife Habitat Council) is an established international organization which has been working at the intersection
WHC (Wildlife Habitat Council) is an established international organization which has been working at the intersection of business and nature for over 30 years. In our work with Fortune 1000 members, we advance companies’ biodiversity, sustainability, employee engagement and community relations goals. WHC is currently in a growth and innovation period and is uniquely positioned to become the global leader in the biodiversity and business space.
The Director of Business Development is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and works under the supervision of the President to support the organization’s activities and projects. The Director participates in meeting the objectives of the WHC strategic plan and has responsibility over revenue goals. Duties include member acquisition, member retention, value creation through consulting sales and oversight of the Business Development department. This role is key to WHC’s engagements with corporate members and requires an independent and motivated professional who is comfortable representing WHC at national and global corporate events and working internally across departments and functions.
Member Retention/Value Creation
Management and Administrative
Travel for business development meetings and conferences is to be expected. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to work at the Conservation Conference (locations vary year to year, Baltimore in 2023, New Orleans in 2024) and stay in a hotel for 4-5 consecutive working days once a year, as well as attend twice yearly in-person staff retreats.
$85,000 – $90,000
WHC has a strong commitment to work-life balance and backs up this commitment with a generous benefits package. Full-time employees starting with the organization accrue up to 20 days of vacation and 10 days of sick leave on an annual basis. All employees can take advantage of paid time off, including 2 volunteer days, 2 floating holidays, and 10 observed holidays per year. WHC offers health, vision and dental insurance, long term and short-term disability, life and AD&D insurance at little to no cost to the employee. WHC also contributes to employee’s 401K after one year of service, with no employee-match needed.
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WHC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an open, true, driven and bold team and we don’t just believe that every act of conservation matters®, we also believe that every person matters. We value diverse perspectives and encourage underrepresented applicants to apply. We welcome applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, social background, religion, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetics, and any other federal, state, or local protected class.