Business Development Specialist

  • Anywhere

Note: while this is a non-paid, volunteer role, it can provide you with valuable experience for your resume and references from our organization if you are successful.

The Educational Equality Institute, an NGO based in Norway committed to educating and thereby empowering disadvantaged girls.

In response to the war in Ukraine, we started the project: “Together for Ukraine”.

Free educational programs where we, together with our partners, will help 100.000 Ukrainians shape their future through education, upskilling, and employment.

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Business Development Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate should have strong experience in business development and knowledge in sales management, with a good understanding of effective strategies, setting goals, and managing projects.

Role Scope

  • Conduct online and local research to identify potential partners, sponsors, and donors.
  • Develop and execute strategies to establish new relationships and grow existing ones with partners.
  • Collaborate with the team to create effective communication materials for partnership outreach.
  • Manage and maintain the partnership database and documentation of all partnership activities.
  • Take part in regular meetings with the team.


  • Experience in business development, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, with the ability to identify potential partners and opportunities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a diverse range of people and cultures.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of Ukrainian/Norwegian is a plus.

At TEEI, we offer a range of exciting opportunities for volunteers to make a real impact.
As a volunteer, you can expect:

  • Remote and flexible scheduling: We only require a minimum of 6 hours of work per week, and you can choose when to work based on your own schedule and availability.
  • The chance to join a highly motivated multinational team: You’ll work alongside other passionate individuals from around the world, all dedicated to making a positive difference in Ukraine.
  • The opportunity to influence the daily lives and future of Ukrainians: By contributing to TEEI’s projects, you’ll be helping to shape the future of Ukraine and make a tangible impact on the lives of its people.
  • Creative freedom and the ability to acquire new skills: We encourage our volunteers to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions to the challenges we face. As a result, you’ll have the opportunity to develop new skills and broaden your experience in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Great networking and educational opportunities: By working with TEEI, you’ll have the chance to connect with other professionals in your field and learn from their experiences and expertise.
  • Job meaningfulness and tangible results: Above all, volunteering with TEEI is a chance to make a meaningful difference in the world and see the tangible results of your efforts.