Business Development Coordinator

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COVID-19 Support: 
No
Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop unprecedented relationships within Latincouver key accounts
  • Play an integral role in new business pitches
  • Maintain and build on the existing partners  base
  • Work plan approach and pitches. Work with the teams within to develop proposals that speak to our potential sponsor/partners`s needs, concerns and objectives, continual follow up and check-ins with our partners to ensure we are bringing in the most up to date info on a project.
  • Gather information from our partners/ potential partners and develop good relationships with our potential and current partners and sponsors
  • Help with arranging the database of our sponsors and partners.
  • Attend industry related functions, such as Association events, trade shows and conferences, which can be useful for development of Latincouver projects
  • Develop new strategies and analyze business trends within Latincouver  to report back where we need to look at for future growth.
  • Promote the brand of Latincouver  throughout different sectors and markets
  • Complete reporting as required by the management team
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Attract new companies/people to become potential members. Reach out to different companies and offer the new membership and discuss different ways of how the LCPN can help their companies
  • Promote opportunities for Latino immigrants to develop English language skills, learn about Canada’s labour market, network and develop professional and social networks through the Latin-Canadian Professional Network program from Latincouver 
  • Facilitate connections between job seekers, newcomers and students and influential entrepreneurs in the local community

 

Requirements and skills:

  • University or college in event planner, communications, public relations, marketing or other relevant discipline supplemented by formal business training
  • Experience in sales/business development 
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills both in public and customers relationship maintenance
  • Deal effectively with non-routine matters and coordinate various activities
  • Take responsibility, problem solve and make independent decisions 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to coordinate with a variety of individuals both within and outside the organization in a supportive and efficient team environment
  • Cross-cultural competence and sensitivity 
  • Knowledge in Latino American culture and Spanish or Portuguese are a strong asset
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, fulfil client requests on short notice, work on multiple tasks and adapt to change
Deliverables/Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop unprecedented relationships within Latincouver key accounts
  • Play an integral role in new business pitches
  • Maintain and build on the existing partners  base
  • Work plan approach and pitches. Work with the teams within to develop proposals that speak to our potential sponsor/partners`s needs, concerns and objectives, continual follow up and check-ins with our partners to ensure we are bringing in the most up to date info on a project.
  • Gather information from our partners/ potential partners and develop good relationships with our potential and current partners and sponsors
  • Help with arranging the database of our sponsors and partners.
  • Attend industry related functions, such as Association events, trade shows and conferences, which can be useful for development of Latincouver projects
  • Develop new strategies and analyze business trends within Latincouver  to report back where we need to look at for future growth.
  • Promote the brand of Latincouver  throughout different sectors and markets
  • Complete reporting as required by the management team
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Attract new companies/people to become potential members. Reach out to different companies and offer the new membership and discuss different ways of how the LCPN can help their companies
  • Promote opportunities for Latino immigrants to develop English language skills, learn about Canada’s labour market, network and develop professional and social networks through the Latin-Canadian Professional Network program from Latincouver 
  • Facilitate connections between job seekers, newcomers and students and influential entrepreneurs in the local community
Qualifications: 

Requirements and skills:

  • University or college in event planner, communications, public relations, marketing or other relevant discipline supplemented by formal business training
  • Experience in sales/business development 
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills both in public and customers relationship maintenance
  • Deal effectively with non-routine matters and coordinate various activities
  • Take responsibility, problem solve and make independent decisions 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to coordinate with a variety of individuals both within and outside the organization in a supportive and efficient team environment
  • Cross-cultural competence and sensitivity 
  • Knowledge in Latino American culture and Spanish or Portuguese are a strong asset
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, fulfil client requests on short notice, work on multiple tasks and adapt to change
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Drive

Benefits:

  • Reference letter upon completion to upgrade your resume 
  • Expand your professional contacts through Latincouver’s rich network
  • Feedback on your learning progress
  • Be part of a fun professional staff team
  • Learn new skills and an opportunity to practice different languages. 
Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
All Ages
How to apply: 
Send your resume to the email hr@latincouver.ca or fill out the application on our website
Contact person: 
Patricia Miranda
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Immigrant Services
Volunteerism
Mission:
Latincouver creates a socio-economic space to promote relationships and cultural exchange among Latin Americans and the Canadian mosaic.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
1
Position start/end date:
14 May 2020
Time Committment:
15 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: May 15, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: August 13, 2020