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Senior Business Development Manager (US)

Climate Impact Partners


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Climate Impact Partners as a Senior Business Development Manager to champion sustainability and drive impactful climate solutions in a rapidly growing market.


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West Coast of the United States

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Organization summary: Climate Impact Partners stands at the forefront of climate action, providing top-tier environmental solutions and partnering with global leaders like Marks & Spencer and Microsoft. As advocates for sustainability, we offer a dynamic platform for professionals to contribute to a greener future, backed by a culture that values diversity, inclusion, and ethical practices.

  • Strategic Business Development: Formulate market-specific strategies, identify business opportunities, and deliver custom climate solutions.
  • Strategic Client Development: Enhance and sustain relationships with existing clients, fostering deep impact and sustainability.
  • Market Research: Keep abreast of environmental market trends to inform and deliver impactful solutions.
  • Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, proven sales track record in B2B environments, expertise in carbon/renewable energy markets, and proficiency in CRM software like Salesforce.
  • Skills: Adaptability, commercial insight, problem-solving, excellent communication, multitasking, and a focus on teamwork.
  • Person Specification: Passion for corporate sustainability, pragmatic, proactive, collaborative, and advocate for diversity and equity.


  • Uncapped Commission Scheme
  • Remote Working
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans
  • Global Volunteering Day and Summer Fridays
  • LinkedIn Learning License & Training Budget

Climate Impact Partners is an equal opportunities employer, focusing on merit and competence for hiring and promotion decisions. Apply now to make a tangible difference in climate action and sustainability!


Climate Impact Partners is a leading provider of high-quality climate solutions, dedicated to creating a more sustainable world. We are currently seeking a Senior Business Development Manager to join our Client Solutions team, focusing on expanding our market-based environmental solutions in the US. As a Senior Business Development Manager with Climate Impact Partners, you will play a crucial role in driving climate action by building strong partnerships with US-based clients and promoting our sustainable solutions.

In this client-facing role you will be directly responsible for the development of the revenue and margin in the region, taking the lead in identifying, developing and supporting new business leveraging our products and value-add services.

Climate action commitments among the Fortune Global 500 are surging at an unprecedented pace, with carbon neutrality emerging as the most impactful commitment today. Climate Impact Partners provides a world-leading carbon neutrality framework, trusted by top organizations such as Marks & Spencer, Sky, Microsoft, and Logitech. To build on this success, we are seeking an experienced and motivated sales professional.

As a skilled communicator and translator, you bridge the gap between Climate Impact Partners' unique capabilities and the marketplace's needs. You represent the face of our company to clients and prospects, including esteemed sustainability leaders. Your enthusiasm lies in assisting leading companies to achieve their sustainability objectives and drive business value.


As a Senior Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for three key areas:

Strategic Business Development:

  • Collaborate with various teams to develop market-specific strategies that attract and secure clients.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities with companies seeking market-based environmental solutions across diverse industries.
  • Consult with prospects to develop strategies, programs, and portfolios that generate business value and align with their sustainability goals.
  • Work closely with project sourcing, technical, commercial, and legal teams to deliver tailored climate solutions.

Strategic Client Development:

  • Strengthen relationships with existing clients interested in enhancing their climate action.
  • Consult with clients to develop strategies, programs, and portfolios that drive impact and sustainability.
  • Retain and build upon relationships with our existing clients.

Market Research:

  • Stay updated on the latest trends and opportunities in environmental markets to deliver impactful climate solutions.

Specific Tasks Include:

  • Developing sales strategies and go-to-market propositions.
  • Creating detailed plans for effective solution delivery.
  • Achieving revenue and margin targets.
  • Proactively developing ideas and proposals to drive clients' business forward, drawing on the wider team as required.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Relevant commercial and sales experience, including familiarity with carbon and/or renewable energy markets and corporate sustainability.
  • Sustained success and a consistent track record of exceeding sales quota in a client-facing role in a B2B environment.
  • Strong sales and process management skills, backed by disciplined time management, organizational ability, attention to detail, and business administration skills.
  • Experience in building and maintaining networks with decision-makers.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and client relationships.
  • Proficiency in using CRM software (we use Salesforce).


  • Adaptability in fast-paced, high-growth technical environments.
  • Strong commercial acumen and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Quick thinking and persuasive communication skills.
  • Capacity to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, timely reporting, and record-keeping.
  • Poise and professionalism in engaging business leaders.

Person Specification

  • Interest in corporate sustainability and the private sector's role in addressing climate change.
  • Pragmatic with a focus on integrity and ethical practices.
  • Proactive and accountable.
  • Collaborative attitude with an emphasis on teamwork.
  • Strong work ethic, high energy, flexibility, and a sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Join Climate Impact Partners and make a significant impact in driving climate action and sustainability within the private sector. If you are passionate about our mission and have the qualifications and skills listed above, we invite you to apply. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, along with a collaborative and supportive work environment.


  • Uncapped Commission Scheme
  • Remote working
  • Medical Insurance*
  • Vision and/ or Dental Benefits*
  • Adoption Assistance Program*
  • Flexible Spending Account*
  • Health Savings Account*
  • Basic Term life Insurance (up to 1 x salary)*
  • Other Voluntary Insurances*
  • Access to perks and discounts such as gym memberships, nutrition coaching, childcare, pet health insurance*
  • 24/7 Well-being and Support Helplines*
  • 401k plan with investment option
  • Global Volunteering Day
  • Summer Fridays (ease into your weekend from 1pm over the summer months)
  • LinkedIn Learning License & Training Budget

*Benefits provided by Insperity.

Climate Impact Partners is an equal opportunities employer. Our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce, that embraces our differences, and so all aspects of employment including the decision to hire and promote, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of characteristics protected under federal, state, or local law. To support this, all applications are anonymised until the interview stage which means that regardless of who has applied, your characteristics are totally anonymous.


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