Digital Business Development Project Manager

The Digital Business Development Project Manager role will be to analyze our current business position in terms of operating costs, cost of sales and other efficiencies and processes to help us better understand our weaknesses and strengths and help us migrate to a more efficient digital model. We are looking to build our pipeline of new business coming into the African Bronze Honey Company using digital tools and technology. This will include generating revenue through new and existing online platforms, distribution partners and developing new key B2B relationships in the grocery, food, beverage, cosmetics and other industries.

Candidates should be motivated, problem solving, creative thinkers who want to use their business skills to change the world… or at least to help with some of the lifting! This is a term position that could lead to a permanent position and employee ownership.

Digital marketing, social media, sales and marketing, business planning & administration skills are assets required.

The responsibilities of the Manager, Sales and Digital Business Development will include (but are not limited to): 

Business Strategy:

  • Evaluate current business practices
  • Research & evaluate new business opportunities
  • Create a Business and Marketing strategic plan for 24 months
  • Create & Participate in a targeted sales plan
  • Organize Administration resources to best advantage

    Business Operations: 

    • The main responsibility for this job will be to analyze our current business position in terms of operating costs, cost of sales and other efficiencies and processes to help us better understand our weaknesses and strengths.
    • Other tasks will include setting up
      • target monthly operating budgets
      • templates for analyzing product costs and
      • an annual schedule for business licence, certification and funding applications and associated fees
      • an easy to update and integrated inventory system for our stock

    Management: 

    • With company directors, lead and support sales, marketing and operations staff

    Requirements:

      • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Business or relevant field.
      • Significant experience in business finances and operations in social enterprise or the food or sustainable products categories.
      • Strong understand of social enterprise business models.
      • In-depth knowledge of digital sales and marketing and various social media platforms, best practices, and website analytics.
      • Highly creative with excellent analytical abilities.
      • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Candidates must be 30 years or under and be a recent graduate, also must be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or have Refugee status.* This is a requirement under our funding agreement for this position.

    About Us

    We are a Cardinal Ontario based, B Corp (Best for the World, 3 years in a row) social enterprise business that needs some serious digital sales and marketing acumen! We import, export, market, sell and value-add - container loads of the most delicious, healthy honey in the world. It is forest honey from African wilderness areas and National Parks.

    Candidates should be motivated, problem solving, creative thinkers who want to use their digital sales and marketing skills to change the world… or at least to help with some of the lifting! This is a 6 month position that could lead to a permanent position and employee ownership. Digital marketing, ecommerce, social media, sales and marketing, business planning & administration skills are required assets. Experience in sustainable food marketing and sales are considered additional assets.

    African Bronze Honey Company is an inclusive company and an equal opportunity employer.

    Work Location

    • Remote or Cardinal ON (an hour’s drive from Ottawa). 

    Why Work With Us?

    1. We are a B Corporation, a for profit company that is using business to support a sustainable planet. 
    2. We are growing; lots of growth opportunities within the organisation
    3. You can work for us and feel good about what you are contributing to. 
    4. We have an entrepreneurial culture and welcome new ideas
    5. Opportunity to work closely with the Co-founders of an award winning company!

    How to Apply

    Submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your skills and achievements. Tell us why working for a B Corporation is one of your goals. Your cover letter must also explain how you meet the requirements.  Send to: info@africanbronzehoney.com.