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Ocean-bound plastic

Ocean-bound plastic has not yet found its way into the ocean. This represents plastic that is found on the ground within 50 kilometers of a waterway or coastal area, and is otherwise unlikely to be collected.

Bottles Stopped

The amount of ocean-bound plastic collected and recycled in our recycling communities converted into bottles. Conversion rate is 50 bottles per kg (the average weight of a 500mL bottle is ~20g)

Community Members

Individuals within a recycling community who collect plastic and deliver it to a collection point in exchange for collection benefits.

Recycling Communities

Community of plastic collectors living within 50 kilometres of ocean-bound waterways involved in plastic collection and its exchange at Plastic Bank collection points.


Alchemy is the blockchain platform that powers the Plastic Bank app. It enables fully traceable recycling processes, secures income for recycling community members and tailors impact reports for our stewards.

Business Development Manager (Global)

Plastic Bank is looking for Business Development Manager in each of our key sales regions: North America (strong preference for candidates in Vancouver, B.C.), Europe and Asia.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for prospecting, identifying, creating and building new customer relationships; recognizing and qualifying new strategic business opportunities; negotiating and closing potential new business in the pipeline, and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions. The Business Development Manager will also build and establish relationships with existing clients at all levels to achieve the status of ‘Trusted Advisor” within our clients’ organizations.

To achieve this, the Business Development Manager  will research, prospect and engage with prospective new customers to identify potential opportunities and build relationships at every level, particularly C-Suite – ultimately converting them into loyal clients for Plastic Bank, with the ability to deliver ongoing and sustainable revenue streams. A critical element of this will be client education and strong positioning of Plastic Bank within potential clients’ organizations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and secure the opportunity to present Plastic Bank to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities is maintained to meet targets  
  • Identify the decision-makers within the client organization.     
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.     
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.   
  • Plan approaches and pitches: Work with the team to develop proposals that speak to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Negotiate and finalize contractual elements to close the deal.   


  • Proven track record in Corporate New Business Development.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a relevant vertical sector.
  • Established and solid network or relationships within this sector
  • 3+ years of work experience in new business development for related organization or industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or a related field preferred.
  • Experience in identifying leads, closing sales and working with a project development team is a prerequisite.
  • Experience and an up-to-date knowledge of best practices as they relate to the plastic recycling industry.
  • The ability to develop a business case.
  • Excellent oral and written communication required, as well as exceptional presentation skills. (Experience writing strategic proposals, executive summaries and presenting solutions at C-Suite level).
  • Strong computer skills with the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel) and CRM system (e.g. Salesforce).

Application Method:

Please send your CV to [email protected] and include job code BDM202203 in the subject line.

In lieu of a cover letter, please include your LinkedIn URL and 5 bullet points on why this opportunity is a strong mutual fit.

We accept applications in English only. Please note that due to a high volume of applicants, we will only be reaching out to candidates moving forward to the interview stage, thank you for your understanding.