Business Development Leader

4ocean - Boca Raton, FL

Job Description

At 4ocean LLC, we are looking for people who are Smart, Driven, and Real. We hire leaders and innovators, not employees or staff. 4ocean is a high-growth movement driving environmental change globally. The success and quality of our brand is attributed to the talent of our people. 4ocean is looking for an Business Development Leader.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a Business Development Leader whom will be responsible for identifying new areas of strategic opportunity and for creating new high growth, large scale B2B partnerships. The partnership channel is an enormously important channel to enable 4ocean’s growth and brand outreach.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partner with senior leadership regarding the overall business development and partnerships program by identifying new partnerships and develops partnerships to drive new brand acquisition by doing the following:
  • Sources a deal pipeline
  • Ensures effective follow through of all deals in the pipeline
  • Ensures the effective execution of the partnerships and hand off to senior leadership
  • Aggressively grows existing partner relationships and builds strong relationships with partners by creating ongoing value for both sides and ensuring outstanding communication and follow-through on commitments
  • Works with a internal cross-functional team (e.g. product, marketing, branding, and corporate strategy) to support deal execution and drive development of new innovative products and business models that enhance our effectiveness in the market
  • Travels regularly and frequently visiting partners and attending conferences

  • 5+ years building strategic partnerships and/or managing business development
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including communication, networking, cold calling, relationship-building, negotiation, and building influence
  • Must be able to articulate 4ocean's vision, roadmap, and mission through highly polished presentation skills
  • Savvy understanding of commercial legal contracts and ability to speak legalese with legal counsel
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and develop recommendations
  • Creative and strategic thinker who enjoys brainstorming new opportunities with colleagues and partners
  • Strong project management skills and a track record of on-time delivery
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial, fast paced, and fluid environment
  • Significant experience of deep collaboration with product and top-tier brands
  • Lives the Prosper values of Diversity, Collaboration, Integrity, Excellence, Simplicity and Accountability
  • Pluses: Experience with Top-Tier brand partnerships, proven and demonstrated experience as a deal closer and team leader

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Paid Time Off

Job Type: Full-Time


  • business development: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 75% (Preferred)

4ocean LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.