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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager


who WE are

  • We’re The SAFE Alliance, a merger of Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace.
  • We’re a registered, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, spanning two beautiful campuses on several acres in beautiful Austin, Texas.
  • We’re a diverse, passionate group of more than 360 staff with a vision of a just and safe community, free from violence and abuse, and a mission to lead in ending sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse and domestic violence through prevention, intervention, and advocacy for change.
  • Our staff were named “Every Day Superheroes” by the Austin Chronicle; we’re a three-time Austin-American Statesman’s “Top Workplace” winner for years 2015, 2016 and 2017; and we were named a “Best Nonprofit” in 2017 by the Nonprofit Times.


who YOU are

  • You’re a strong believer that all people should have lives that are free from violence and abuse.
  • You’re someone who cares about positive client and customer relations. You build strong relationships, and you deliver effective client and customer-centric solutions.
  • You’ve are impeccable decision maker. Your decisions are timely, and they’ll help the organization move forward.
  • You value differences, recognizing that different perspectives and cultural diversity make the world a better place to be.
  • Your interpersonal skills are on point. You easily relate openly and comfortably with very diverse groups of people.
  • You’re resilient, rebounding from setbacks and adversity with both poise and ease.
  • You’re resourceful. You know how to secure and deploy resources both effectively and efficiently.
  • You’re trustworthy. You gain confidence and the trust of others through integrity and forthright honesty.


what WE need YOU to do for us

We need you to fill the role of Business Development Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position. You’ll wow us by masterfully performing the following key duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement fulfillment systems that allow customers to purchase and receive SAFE materials, and provide the proper financial tracking to ensure payment and program allocation/recognition.
  • Create and manage centralized systems for fielding and addressing requests for SAFE training, expert witness and consulting services; determine which systems can be automated and which streamlined.
  • Are responsible for achieving a revenue goal.
  • Project manage all rewrites and redesigns of SAFE existing materials, including manuals, promotional items and outreach materials.
  • Work with the SAFE Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement strategic communications and marketing plans for the agency’s earned income program.
  • Within first 30 days create a concrete earned revenue plan with objective benchmarks.
  • Research prospective clients in targeted markets, and develop a list of 50 leads.
  • Manage potential clients from intake to contract.
  • Understand the target markets, including industries, companies, and organizations.
  • Collaborate with the communications and marketing team and graphic designer to ensure that all materials are created in a timely way and are on brand.
  • Follow the latest industry developments and stays up-to-date on corporate competitors.
  • Develop and maintains monthly, quarterly and annual earned income goals and a process for monthly and annual reporting on the goals. 
  • Performs all other duties as needed and assigned.


to be successful in this role, WE’LL need YOU to

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Two to five years of experience in business development, including experience in communications and marketing.
  • Competency in finance and financial systems.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well as submit to a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.


how WE’LL make it worth YOUR while

  • We will pay you an annual salary of $45,000-$60,000.
  • We’ll pay for your medical, life and short-term disability insurance.
  • We will give you 15 accrued paid time off days in the first year, and 22 days in the second year, capping out at 30 days after year seven.
  • We’ll pay you for our six agency holidays and four additional personal holidays to be used at your discretion.
  • We’ll contribute 2% to your 403(b) retirement, and we’ll kick in an additional 1% if you agree to match it.
  • We understand that you have commitments outside of the workplace, and we’ll do our very best to offer you some flexibility in your work schedule.
  • We’ll offer you discounted day care for your kiddos at our day care center, as enrollment allows.
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.



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