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Business development officer - Melbournr

Bicycle Network believes that physical activity & sustainable transport is vital for a happy, healthy community – that’s why we make it easier for everyone to ride a bike. We support and service the needs of nearly 50,000 members, thousands of event participants and the general bike riding community across Australia.

We're pedalling hard to build a nation of bikes riders and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join us in our team, based from our Melbourne CBD office!

About the Opportunity

As the Business Development Manager, you will have the ability to create and apply an effective business development strategy to Bicycle Network's products and services. In your first six months, you will excel by building relationships with our existing partners and sponsors while seeking out new opportunities from a wide range of potential partners. The goal is secure fundraising and partnership opportunities (through event sponsorships, memberships, grants) that fuel our organisation and make it easier for everyone to ride a bike.

How you'll do that:

  • Plan, develop and deliver a sound Business Development strategy and plan

  • Securing grants and developing networks for the Ride2School program at the state and federal level

  • Build strong, professional relationships with the stakeholders and key funders who work with us to make our programs and events a success.

  • Grow revenue through brilliant execution and a deep focus on exceeding expectations

  • Ensure reporting, financial management and acquittal is completed to Bicycle Network's high standards

  • Anything else that comes up (hey we’re an adaptable organisation that helps each other, so we can’t be constrained by what’s in this ad).

Our Development All-Star

Is ambitious and highly driven with a proven track record of high revenue growth and a long term partnership outcomes.

You'll enhance our team with:

  • A keen interest in relationship building

  • The ability to negotiate, influence, liaison and consult at a senior level

  • A level head when juggling competing priorities

  • As a team player who is resilient, adaptable and unflappable

  • Commitment to tackle any challenge and passionately pursue our purpose

  • Honesty and an ability to tell it straight, with tact

  • A valid Working With Children Check (or a willingness to obtain);

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 (or hold a valid medical exemption)

While this role is based in our Melbourne CBD office, there are options for hybrid working conditions.

Experience within not-for-profits, sports, or health organisations would be beneficial, but are not essential. We aim to be committed, honest, inclusive, and progressive in all we do. You don't have to ride, but believing in an active future is a must for us!

Bicycle Network is committed to ensuring our team represents the diversity of our community. Women, indigenous people, people with a disability, young people, gender diverse people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How We've Got Your Back!

  • Earn $85,000 plus super + BONUS structure (commensurate with experience) PLUS;

  • Bike packaging (salary packaging, but for bikes!);

  • 6 weeks annual leave;

  • Professional development and emotional well-being support subscriptions;

  • Hire car discounts;

  • Negotiable flexible work arrangements; and

  • Negotiable co-funding for study!

If you're keen to help build healthier, happier lives, apply today!

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