CR’s New Products and Services division defines and discovers new ways to be relevant to consumers as a social enterprise, evaluate alternative business models, and nurture promising capabilities that could be scaled into bigger opportunities.
This role will primarily support the New Ventures team within New Products and Services. The CR New Ventures team creates and iterates on products that solve thorny consumer problems and bring profitable new revenue streams. Working on the New Ventures team feels a lot like a startup—we're a small, nimble, collaborative and creative team that's dedicated to impact. But we also work regular hours and offer the stability of working for an established non-profit. We respect work-life balance, offer flexible remote work, and work on a double bottom line- generating impact and revenue.Upkept, our Webby-nominated all-in-one home maintenance app is an example of the kind of consumer-centric product that the New Ventures has brought to market.
The Associate Director, Business Development, reports into the head of the New Products & Services division. You will identify, engage and secure strategic partnerships that allow CR to take new products to market more and enhance our growing product portfolio. We are looking for a strategic and practical leader/professional who wants to help drive innovation in a legacy organization.
Under our CRFlex program, this position is eligible for 100% Remote status in one of our 13 approved locations (Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, DC.)
How You'll Make An Impact:
We will be able to bring more mission-aligned new products and services to market more quickly because of your strategic ability to identify relevant partnerships and your executional talent to negotiate and close deals.
You can help CR reach the next generation of consumers.
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Our Commitment to Fair Pay--At Consumer Reports, we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $130,000-$175,000. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall near the middle of this range. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience.
The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date.