HealthPartners is seeking a a Business Development Associate for a 16 month maternity leave replacement.

  • Start date : February 13, 2023
  • This is a 16-month maternity leave replacement, mainly telecommuting
  • Purpose: As a member of the team, execute the annual business development plan resulting in increased revenue to achieve HealthPartners’ mission.


Members of the HealthPartners’ team are:

  • Effective and competent professionals.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment, able to manage concurrent priorities and deadlines.
  • Curious and creative, striving for excellence and innovation.
  • Resilient: having a positive attitude and effective personal stress management techniques.
  • Team players; committed to the success of their colleagues.
  • Internally motivated, with strong personal initiative.
  • Working remotely effectively. They establish cooperative, collaborative relationships in this environment.
  • Able to work in a bilingual setting.

Responsibilities and Tasks

The Business Development Associate is responsible to/for:

  • Participate in achieving the goals set out in the annual business development operational plan.
  • Respond to requests for speakers and coordinate same.
  • Create a bureau of members’ speakers and train them annually.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Team to ensure all campaign materials are reviewed and updated annually.
  • Work with employers and workplaces to acquire new accounts and grow revenue.
  • Research, cultivate and secure new prospects and campaigns.
  • Implement the stewardship program for: worksite campaign managers, employers, employees and donors.
  • Plan and prepare presentations. Ensure they are branded within the HP guidelines. Deliver presentations occasionally.
  • Grow revenue by implementing strategies to increase donor gifts and the number of donors.
  • Develop, implement and refine donor retention strategies.
  • Occasional travel, although rare (1 – 2 times per year, maximum).
  • Enter all appropriate information into CRM within 24 hours of contact. Use data to recruit and retain campaigns.
  • Perform other tasks as requested from time to time.

Manage Workplace Campaigns

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients and contacts.
  • Nurture and develop relationships to build a powerful network of HealthPartners supporters.
  • Manage workplace giving campaigns. This includes the GCWCC, private campaigns, and any other campaign HealthPartners confirms.
  • Develop and close campaigns using CRM collaboratively with the Regional Manager and Campaign Coordinator, as applicable.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports to workplace managers.
  • Nurture and steward relationships with corporate campaign managers, members and volunteers.
  • Coach and train employer’s staff managing workplace campaigns including public sector campaigns.
  • Contribute to the profitability analysis of fundraising campaigns and identify strategies to improve them.


A successful Business Development Associate is:

  • Passionate about health – focused, driven and committed to health for all
  • Impactful – is intentional about making a measurable and valuable difference
  • Transparent – is proactive, open, and honest about work and professional concerns
  • Accountable – conforms to the highest standards
  • Collaborative – engages in real connections, strives for positive relationships and meaningful partnerships


Entry Qualifications: A successful candidate for the role of Business Development Associate has the following formal training:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business, or work in a related field or experience
  • 2+ years of Business to Business (B2B) sales or fundraising experience
  • Experience fund-raising in the charitable sector a strong asset
  • Capacity to work with a variety of online and software tools
  • Oral and written fluency in English

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter in one pdf to

Application deadline: January 27, 2023.

HealthPartners would like to thank all applicants, however, please note that only those selected to participate in an interview will be contacted.