Business Development Analyst, Impact Investing (BlueMark)


  • Salary: Commensurate with Experience, 401(K), Healthcare,
  • Location: New York or remote
  • Closing: 11:52am, 1st Jun 2022 EDT

Job Description

Business Development Analyst , Impact Investing


Term: Permanent

Commitment: Full-time

Experience level: Early-career (0-3) years post-Bachelor’s degree work experience or equivalent)Location: New York, NY or remoteCompensation: $50,000-$75,000 salary range, 401(k), Health Vision and Dental Benefits; Every other week is a 4 day work week


About BlueMark:

BlueMark, a Tideline company, is a leading provider of independent impact verification services for investors and companies. Our mission is to strengthen trust in impact investing by delivering independent, incisive verification services, enabling the market to scale with integrity. We evaluate and verify how clients approach the impact in impact investing based on accepted industry standards. Our services are designed to meet the growing investor demand and market expectation for greater confidence and credibility in the impact label, especially as impact claims are more closely scrutinized by a range of stakeholders.


About the position:

This is a unique opportunity to join an early-stage company in a dynamic, impactful industry. The Business Development (BD) Analyst will play a key role in driving new relationships and business for BlueMark through building and maintaining systems for business development activities, supporting outreach and follow-up with prospects, conducting outreach, and supporting relationship management. The role will provide exciting opportunities to work with diverse impact investing stakeholders and help grow a new pioneering business.


BlueMark is seeking candidates that have business development-related interest and/or experience, strong organizational skills, and a flexible and solutions-oriented disposition. There is a preference for candidates that bring experience in or exposure to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and/or impact investing.


There is a preference for candidates based in New York City, but candidates based elsewhere in the U.S. are encouraged to apply as well.


The primary responsibilities for this role include:

·         Continue the build-out of BD-related systems and processes and support ongoing improvements

·         Maintain updates to the CRM system (Insightly) and other BD-related analysis and tools

·         Drive outreach to prospects, in collaboration with several other members of the team, through coordination of meetings, drafting of communications and prospect follow-up, synthesis of BD meeting notes, and generally oversight and project management of the steps in the BD process

·         Support research to identify new prospects and organize target lists

·         Support drafting of proposals and refinement of client-facing materials

·         Identify and support implementation of enhancements to BlueMark’s end-to-end sales processes

·         Contribute to BlueMark’s strategy, including defining and working towards key business targets

·         Liaising with BlueMark’s other departments (marketing, R&D, etc.) to ensure BD efforts are integrated across teams


Desired qualifications and experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

·         Experience working in a sales or business development role a plus though not required; preferably within financial services or an adjacent industry

·         Understanding of and experience using CRM systems to track information and conduct analytics preferred

·         Familiarity with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and impact investing preferred

·         Ability to conduct market research and develop outreach strategies

·         Aptitude for working in a small business environment

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks with high attention to detail and organization

·         High level of personal and professional integrity

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Entrepreneurial and collaborative disposition, with a bias towards action

·         Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion

·         Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

·         Sense of humor and self-awareness


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


At BlueMark, we believe that compassion, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental to our success. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion manifests in three key ways:


The mission and vision of BlueMark:


Our firm’s vision of shared, sustainable prosperity is inseparably rooted in the credo of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive world.


How we conduct ourselves as an employer:


BlueMark is an equal opportunity employer, and we value the unique contributions of each of our team members. Through our hiring, mentoring, and managing, we encourage our team to bring their full selves and individuality to BlueMark's work.


How we use our influence:


In our work with clients, we strive to be an enabling force in the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within our society.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Wed 1st Jun 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application