Business Development Manager

London, UK

We see a world where we all contribute to a thriving planet and together, we are a collective force for good. The Planet Mark is a sustainability certification which recognises outstanding achievements, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. We work with businesses to rigorously measure their carbon footprint and social value, engage their staff and supply chain to unlock their knowledge and drive passion for change, and communicate their progress to build a positive brand. We help businesses put a purpose at the heart of their organisation that brings social, environmental, and economic considerations together.


Planet Mark is owned by Alcumus and sits as a stand-alone division within the Alcumus group alongside the Safe Contractor Division and the ISOQAR division. Alcumus is a successful and globally expanding enterprise with a longstanding commitment to promoting safer and more sustainable workplaces.

What that means day to day

You'll join an enthusiastic and purpose driven team, who are passionate about helping businesses in their sustainability journey. You'll work to identify the needs of businesses to develop and close leads, sell our products, and highlight additional packages and services to support them.

You'll develop sector specific sustainability knowledge and build your network across allocated sectors. The role will involve mostly outbound lead generation and progression with some inbound sales activity. 

You'll have the opportunity to build sector-specific sustainability knowledge and will build your network through attending trade shows, conferences and various networking events!

What you’ll need to be successful

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience in a similar B2B new business 360-sales role, ideally selling business solutions or SaaS. 

You'll show a solid understanding of sales process and methodology with a proven record of converting sales and proactively managing a sales pipeline.

Knowledge or experience within the sustainability industry would be advantageous.

What you'll get in return

We operate a hybrid workplace policy, where you will work from the office 3 days per week. We want you to be able to do your best work here. We emphasize providing many ways to support our team to do their best work and below are some of the perks and benefits we offer:

Personal Health & Wellbeing / Benefits

>🍼 Enhanced Parental Leave 

>🌴Generous annual leave 

>🏥 Healthcare Plan

>💟 Annual Giving Day – an extra day to give back to yourself or your community

>🚲 Cycle-to-work Scheme 

 Future Planning

>💰Pension scheme with employer contributions 

>🧬 Life Assurance 

>💸 Rewards Program – access to discounts and cashback  

>🏫 LinkedIn Learning License for upskilling & development 

Interested but don’t feel you meet all the requirements? 

Our recruitment team assesses and reviews all applications against the role and business needs. We believe in people having transferable and soft skills and want you to know that we do consider where an individual might not meet all the criteria, but have the aptitude and capability, nonetheless. Our priority is to ensure we set people up for success. We will make a final call based on our determining whether we can offer the necessary support to upskill or provide the developmental support needed for you to get the best out of this opportunity with us!

Bring Your Whole Self to Work.

Alcumus is proudly an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that no candidate is discriminated against because of gender identity and expression, race, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, colour, region, creed, national origin, or sex. We are dedicated to growing a diverse team while continuing to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and empowered to be themselves.

What you can expect if you apply: 

  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.


  • Employment Type: permanent