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Director of Business Development

Still Bright

Still Bright

Sales & Business Development · Full-time
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Join Still Bright on our mission to secure the clean copper needed for a sustainable future. We are looking for the brightest talent to help us innovate to clean up metals production and empower the clean energy transition.

About Us

Copper is essential to the energy transition, but looming supply shortages threaten the ability to reach net zero by 2050. Still Bright is revolutionizing copper production to address increasing global demand for copper and minimize the environmental impact of production. Our technology enables sustainable copper recovery at the fastest rates ever observed at room temperature and pressure. We’re supported by globally recognized partners and advisors, and we’re building our team to combat climate change.

We prioritize the well-being of our employees, customers, and communities, and work to create a positive impact on the world through our business practices. We especially encourage applicants from historically marginalized communities to join our mission of sustainable metals extraction.

Role Description

The Director of Business Development will identify new business opportunities, expand strategic partnerships, and drive revenue growth. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of climate tech and contribute to the success of a pioneering startup.

A successful individual in this role will drive strategic growth by expanding market presence, forming strategic partnerships, and achieving revenue growth targets. They will lead a high-performing team, mitigate risks, and ensure environmental and ethical responsibility while contributing to the company's mission of revolutionizing copper production.

What You'll Do:

● Develop and implement a strategic business development plan aligned with our mission and objectives.

● Identify and establish strategic partnerships, collaborations, and alliances with industry players, investors, and technology providers.

● Coordinate between internal technical team and external partners to align key technical targets with customer requirements.

● Provide industry insights into the engineering and scaleup of our solution.

● Develop and manage revenue growth initiatives, including pricing strategies,sales targets, and performance metrics.

● Negotiate contracts, agreements, and licensing deals to secure valuablepartnerships.

● Lead efforts to acquire new customers and expand our client base, bothdomestically and internationally.

What You'll Bring:

● Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related field (MBA preferred).

● Minimum of 7 years of experience in business development, preferably within themining or metallurgy industry.

● Demonstrated success in identifying and closing business deals andpartnerships.

● Strong understanding of the copper industry and emerging technologies.

● Excellent negotiation, communication, and presentation skills.

● Willing to travel regularly to meet with customers and engineering firm partners.

This job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Still Bright provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Still Bright complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Still Bright expressly prohibits and will never tolerate any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Still Bright is an equal opportunity employer.