Business Development Associate

About World 50, Inc.

Founded in 2004, World 50 consists of private peer communities that enable CEOs and C-level executives at globally respected organizations to discover better ideas, share valuable experiences and build relationships that make a lasting impact. The busiest officer-level executives and their most promising future leaders trust World 50 to facilitate collaboration, conversation and counsel on the topics most crucial to leading, transforming and growing modern enterprises. Membership is by invitation only.
World 50 communities serve every significant enterprise leadership role. World 50 members reside in more than 27 countries on six continents and are leaders at companies that average more than $30 billion in revenue.

World 50 is a private company that serves no other purpose than to accelerate the success of its members and their organizations. It is composed of highly curious associates who consider it a privilege to help leaders stay ahead. Visit our Culture Page to learn more about working at World 50.

Position Description

This position is project driven. The defined projects will support current and future organizational outreach considerations in sales and business development. The ideal candidate will have strong research capabilities and excellent analytical skills. Strong organizational skills to assist in the design, direction, research and objectives of the project are required.

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits: ability to learn quickly, detail oriented, ability to multi-task, exhibit a high level of professionalism, and is exceptionally organized.


  • Identify and target candidates for membership within World 50 peer groups through ongoing industry research, profiling tools and latest press announcements
  • Research member nominations to determine the best candidates for membership - taking into consideration: competitive landscape, company size & reputation, global presence and personal member contributions
  • Support Sales Associates in generating leads and other daily activities
  • Utilize to create and manage executive and business accounts
  • Manage special projects as related to membership communities

  • Detail oriented
  • Works effectively, independently and to deadlines
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task and effectively prioritize
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional personal and telephone manners
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Office Suite
  • Team player with a flexible, 'can-do' outlook
  • Readily takes initiative

Work Environment and Physical Demands

While performing the responsibilities of this position, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role. The associate is occasionally required to travel.


This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be a comprehensive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with this position

World 50, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. World 50 also maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

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