Sales and Business Development Associate


Want to do well while doing good too? We are looking for a special talent who can tell our story and is passionate about making work meaningful and fun at the same time.

CafeGive is an internet based startup located in Portland Oregon that is making it possible for companies of every size to have a real impact on the causes they care about while improving their bottom-line. Our product is a set of social media and web applications that can be used by marketing and other moderately tech savvy folks. Our tools make it easy and cost effective for a small or medium sized business to run cause-marketing campaigns similar to those created by large brands like Gap, Wal-Mart, Chase Manhattan, and Pepsi.

CafeGive taps into two fast growing trends: Companies who embrace social responsibility and an expanding use of social media to reach their customer base. The CafeGive team has figured out how to make cause marketing accessible and engaging, and is poised to build a big business from these assets and expertise.

POSITION OPEN CafeGive has a need for Sales and Business Development Associates to significantly contribute to the growth of the business through expansion of sales, business partnerships and sales channels.

More specifically, the position will be responsible to:

Focus on and contribute strongly to the realization of the Company’s growth plans with respect to market and sales growth, and related business partnerships

Drive specific relationships and strategic sales programs to maximize growth

Contribute strongly to the team by helping to define and set sales goals

Develop, review and report on the sales strategy and results including key strategic objectives and metrics

Be a team player who communicates well and influences direction by doing, leading and working with the team in order to achieve the greater goals of the company, our partners and our customers.

The successful candidate will have impact on the company in the following areas:

Create sales opportunities through email and telesales activity

Effectively close business development relationships – conception through implementation – that bring significant actual growth to the company both short and longer term.

The ideal candidate will have:

A passion for the CafeGive vision, social media and the potential for meaningful social impact through corporate social responsibility

Sales experience and business degree or equivalent

Evidence of an ability to work effectively with a diverse team, some remote

A history as a self-starter, motivated by setting goals and beating them

Experience in both strategic planning and tactical execution, and the ability to wear both hats well.

Great communication skills and a passion for doing great things

Pay competitive to experience, with potential for participation in a stock option plan.

How to apply

Position is located in Portland, Oregon

Submit a resume and cover letter including relevent experience, and three references of recent employers to

Portland, , Oregon