Commercial Lead

at Hubbub Foundation Enterprise Limited in London

(₤30000 - ₤35000 per year)

Hubbub is a two-year-old social enterprise exploring new ways to engage mainstream audiences in sustainability issues. We do this by designing and delivering campaigns based on topics relevant to people’s day-to-day lifestyles, including; food, fashion, homes, neighbourhoods. We work with multinational businesses, local councils and community groups to deliver positive environmental impact.

In 2016, Hubbub launched a trading arm, Hubbub Enterprise, which aims to commercialise the work of the charity, maximising proven ideas whilst delivering positive environmental impact.

The role
The role offers an exciting opportunity to join a start-up venture with huge growth potential. You will work closely with the team to enhance its sales and marketing proposition and to deliver new sales and partnerships, ensuring the company hits ambitious growth targets. This is an opportunity to carve out a new role in a small and fast-paced team.

Your main focus will be developing a commercial strategy and delivering sales for the Ballot Bin, and developing a commercial proposition for Hubbub’s work with local government. Other opportunities for generating revenue will arise quickly you will help to shape them. You'll actively explore opportunities for new business, lead on sales meetings, negotiate contracts and pricing, and design marketing materials. Overall you will help to build the commercial skills of the organisation and to ensure Hubbub Enterprise can deliver sustainable growth into the future.

About you
We are looking for the following:
• A passion for Hubbub’s environmental impact combined with evidence of a commercial mind-set.
• Educated to degree level with proven sales and marketing experience.
• Experience of business development with a range of clients such as companies and/or local government.
• Knowledge of pricing strategies, discounts and marketing techniques to deliver growth and profit.
• Experience of product development, including working with designers / manufacturers to improve products.
• Confident at negotiating contracts and thinking on your feet.
• Ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data and to interpret insights to help shape activities.
• An effortless communicator, skilled at forging networks and partnerships.
• Organised and flexible in approach, capable of managing time in order to meet tight deadlines.
• Great written skills and an eye for detail, experience of creating marketing materials.
This is your opportunity to use your enthusiasm and experience to help lead Hubbub to a successful and sustainable future.
This position is currently being offered as an initial 12-month contract with a high likelihood of becoming permanent based on the success of the role.

To apply for this role, please send your CV (maximum 2 sides) and a cover letter explaining what you would bring to this role (maximum one side).

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Published at 03 Jan 2017
Expires on 03 Mar 2017