US Business Development and Advisory Manager

Stronger Together is an impact driven, not for profit organization that provides businesses with practical training, resources, business services and collaborative programs to achieve our wider vision of a world where all workers are recruited responsibly and have fair work, free from exploitation. We work across three continents and within multiple sectors with many organizations.

We are looking for a US Business Development and Advisory Manager to join our dynamic and committed team, who will hit the ground running.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • You will manage and grow Stronger Together’s business relations in the US in a variety of sectors, to generate interest and take-up of fee-for-training and services, to increase income and drive impact, developing the strategy and implementing.  
  • You will identify new and build on existing opportunities and relationships with partners and stakeholders, including managing industry steering/working groups, to deepen the program’s network, share expertise, scale impact and meet deliverables.  
  • You will deliver presentations, interactive training workshops and premium quality services to businesses to support them to embed responsible recruitment and fair work and tackle forced labor in their operations and supply chains.  
  • You will project manage all client projects from start to finish, including taking the lead in developing project proposals for clients.

The role is diverse with opportunities to generate new income streams to drive impact, manage key stakeholder relations, support strategy development, and implement training and activity with a variety of businesses. You will work remotely, but in close cooperation with the Head of Global Programs, US-based colleagues, and the rest of our growing team across the world.  

Who you are: 

  • An experienced professional with an in-depth understanding of and subject matter expertise on working with businesses on responsible recruitment, ethical labor practices and forced labour,
  • The ideal candidate should have significant experience in a business engagement/development role (min. 5 years’ experience), managing senior management corporate relations and a track record in building and developing business relations, and strong experience of giving presentations, delivering pitches and closing deals 
  • Experienced in maintaining and developing corporate relations including writing client and grant proposals  
  • An excellent trainer, with experience of delivering training to businesses 
  • A strong project manager and great organizer, with the ability to set and meet demanding targets and deadlines, and to hold others accountable to those
  • A professional who has worked with or within the fresh produce, agricultural, consumer goods, manufacturing sectors on responsible business behavior
  • An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with experience of developing and building new successful working relationships with a range of stakeholders, as well as confidence in representing the organization professionally at a variety of events 
  • A motivated and enthusiastic worker, able to work independently and with remote colleagues/stakeholders 
  • Someone with a good eye for detail, whilst retaining sight of the bigger picture. 

What we can offer you

  • A part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed term contract until 31st May 2026
  • A competitive salary (salary band USD 57,000 to 75,000 gross per annum pro-rata 0.6 FTE) and enhanced employee benefits 
  • Being part of a growing, innovative, and exciting not for profit organization 
  • A friendly global team which is passionate about and committed to fair work, ethical recruitment and systemic change 
  • Flexible and family-friendly working arrangements 
  • Working remotely (US-based), with regular online meetings and social team gatherings and occasional in-person meetings as required

Details: Closing date: June 9, 2024 | Interviews: June 12 and 13, 2024 | Starting date: ASAP  

To apply: Please send us your CV and motivation letter to (max. 2 pages of A4) outlining the skills and experience you have that meet the requirements of this role as outlined in the Job Description. Please include ‘Application Business Development and Advisory Manager’ in the subject line. 

We are always keen to hear from people with insight and experience relevant to our mission at Stronger Together. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining our team, even if there are no current roles suited to you being advertised. Please email with a CV and cover letter if you are interested in working with us.