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SolarPower Europe is a member-led association representing the European solar PV sector. SolarPower Europe’s aim is to ensure that more energy is generated by solar than any other energy source by 2030 and lead our members to make solar the core of a smart, sustainable and inclusive energy system. We are an award-winning association and have over 200 members spanning 35 countries. We aim to produce thought-leading energy market analysis and support the business of our members through creative and successful advocacy campaigns.

We are recruiting a highly motivated sales and marketing person to support the revenue generation activities in our Business Development Unit, reporting directly to the Business Development Director.

Are you target oriented, unwilling to take “no” for an answer and keen to work in B2B sales? Then the Business Development Manager position at SolarPower Europe may be what you’re looking for.


  • New membership and sponsorship acquisition (corporate sales in B2B):
    • Develop and implement sales strategy for all products and services;
    • Market research, generate leads and prospect membership and sponsorship;
    • Organize and attend sales calls and meetings;
    • Monitor, analyse and report on revenue generation;
    • Direct sales of membership and sponsorship.
  • Retain existing members and sponsors by building and retaining relationships with existing members and sponsors
  • Assist in developing and updating all (membership, sponsorship and events) marketing materials (in print and online);
  • General assistance and organisational support to the Business Development department;
  • Occasional travel to European or International destinations is foreseen.


  • At least five years’ experience in a business development role, ideally in an association (experience in corporate sales, customer relationships, B2B environment, membership and sponsorship sales);
  • Proven track record of generating revenues in B2B sales;
  • Motivated to work with tight deadlines and ambitious targets;
  • Passionate about closing deals under pressure and in a high pace environment;
  • Proficient, outstanding communication skills in English (oral and written) (any other foreign language is an asset);
  • Able to process large amounts of information quickly and take decisions;
  • Capable to work effectively in a team and independently when required;
  • A degree in Business, Marketing, Sales Management or similar;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel (experience with CRM software is an advantage);
  • Eager to learn about the solar energy sector and B2B business development.

Our Offer:

SolarPower Europe is offering an attractive remuneration package with an opportunity to work in an international environment.


A CV (max 2 pages) and motivation letter (max 1 page) should be sent to until noon on 9 March 2020 quoting “Business Development Manager” in subject line.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more information on SolarPower Europe, please visit

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