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Business Development Manager, Global Campus Partnerships | Northeastern University - Military Veterans

at HERC - New England

Business Development Manager, Global Campus Partnerships About the Opportunity JOB SUMMARY The Business Development Manager for Global Campus Partnerships at Northeastern University plays a pivotal role in expanding and strengthening the university's engagement with industry partners across a diverse network of global campuses and 10 colleges. This strategic position focuses on developing and enhancing network-wide opportunities for student experiential programs, and research collaborations, and facilitating the transfer of faculty expertise to industry partners. The incumbent will also be responsible for promoting and selling the university's research capabilities, facilities & B2B learning portfolio, fostering new partnerships, and nurturing existing relationships to drive mutually beneficial collaborations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Education, or a related field. Minimum 5 years of proven experience in business development, partnership management, or related roles. Higher-Ed experience is highly preferred. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently as a self-starter, initiating and driving business development initiatives. Proficient in pipeline management, with experience in reporting on business development activities. Strong collaborative skills, with the ability to work across units, departments, campuses, and colleges. Familiarity with CRM tools (Salesforce - Lightning) and data analytics for efficient pipeline management. Experience in facilitating knowledge transfer sessions and sharing best practices. Cross-cultural communication skills for effective collaboration across different campuses. Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative culture within teams and across organizational units. Proven track record of developing and implementing successful cross-campus and/or product strategies. Requirement Interested candidates must submit their resume with cover letter. The cover letter should be a brief statement outlining their approach to developing and sustaining successful university-industry partnerships, as well as examples partnerships you have developed. (Applications that do not include the stated cover letter style will not be considered) KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES Strategically Identify Growth Opportunities: Discern and capitalize on untapped potential within our existing partnerships, using your business acumen to identify avenues for mutual growth. Forge Close Collaborations with Industry Partners and University Networks: Cultivate strong ties not only with current industry partners but also with key stakeholders within the university, spanning colleges, campuses, programs, and research centers. Utilize your seasoned networking skills to navigate through diverse university connections, drawing on your established track record to comprehend evolving needs. Innovate Strategies for Deeper Collaboration: Apply your wealth of experience to devise innovative strategies aimed at deepening collaboration, ensuring that our relationships transcend conventional boundaries. Maximize the value of existing partnerships through strategic planning and implementation, informed by your understanding of both the university and industry landscapes. Identify and Secure New Partnerships Leverage your experience to research and analyze industry trends, identifying potential partners (Your network, and the universities network and alumni network) Utilize your proven track record to actively seek and engage new stakeholders, establishing strategic partnerships. Present compelling proposals, drawing on your extensive experience, that showcase the university's services and value proposition. Manage the Scoping, Presentation, and Proposal Development Apply your 5+ years of experience to promote and sell the university's B2B learning portfolio to industry partners. Collaborate with internal teams, leveraging your proven skills, to tailor offerings/proposals based on partner needs, objectives, and deliverables. Negotiate and finalize agreements, utilizing your extensive experience, that align with both parties' objectives. Working with colleagues of aligned units and the Office of General Counsel Facilitate Experiential Programs Collaborate with academic departments to develop and enhance student experiential programs. Develop leads for the placement of students in co-op jobs, apprenticeships, and research opportunities. Ensure a seamless integration between academic curricula and industry needs. Collaborate and Communicate Work closely with internal stakeholders to align business development efforts with university goals. Provide regular updates on partnership progress, successes, and challenges. Foster a culture of collaboration and communication within the business development team. Position Type General Administration Additional Information Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer. Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information. Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see . To apply, visit Copyright 2024 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-2b4dedcbe821a44b916437b8a37fc5cd

Boston, MA

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