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Sales & Marketing Manager, Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS)

Job Description

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, lead and drive an aggressive LMMS product sales plan ensuring sales are quadrupled by 2020, the footprint of LMMS (geographically & agency base) is increased and revenue targets for every year are met or exceeded.

  • Transform the LMMS into a cutting edge, forward thinking, and thought leading brand within the humanitarian industry resulting in significantly increased market share, market penetration, and overall brand equity & value.

  • In FY18, secure a minimum of $500,000 and in FY19 a minimum of $750,000 and then by FY20, secure a minimum of $1 million annually for product development & product maintenance.

  • This should be done through creating and maintaining a healthy pipeline of proposals for grants to major donors, corporations, innovation funds, institutional donors and any other source of funding.

  • Member of the LMMS leadership team.

  • Provide input and contribute to the LMMS team and the overall Capabilities and Effectiveness team objectives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree in Marketing, Information Technology, International Development, Business Administration or equivalent related to field.

  • Strong empirical knowledge of both the humanitarian/development and business sectors.

  • Ability to think strategically, work successfully “outside the box” whilst being able to translate ideas into implementation.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Business development and finance.

  • Strong project and information management skills, with the ability to coordinate across various teams.

  • IT technical proficiency with basic knowledge on personal computers, networking and/or database systems is required.

  • Five years experience in sales, marketing, and communications (ideally in B2B sales).

  • Three years experience in international development and business related activities.

  • Proven ability to initiate and manage cross-sector/multi-sector relationships.

  • Demonstrated ability to direct, work and foster culturally diverse team.

  • Project Management (preferred).

  • Business Model Generation toolkit.

  • Must be fluent in English.

Preferred:

  • Post Graduate degree in Business Administration, International Development, or equivalent related to field.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of NGO internal structures and processes.

  • Fluent in a second language preferably where WV operates.

  • Entrepreneurial/private sector experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.