1. Work to identify, prioritize and understand areas of mutual alignment between corporate partners and Yale. 2. Be knowledgeable of the various university research priorities and broad goals of centers and programs as well as the priorities of all company participants and Yale participants. 3. Serve as a liaison between various stakeholders including but not limited to, corporate partners and Yale staff including Corporate & Foundation Relations, the Provost's Office, and various schools and units. 4. Develop and execute activities/interactions between faculty, researchers, labs, and centers and corporate partners. 5. Provide ongoing evaluation and assessment of corporate and faculty engagement for both Yale and the companies. Review and schedule strategic planning discussions to facilitate future agreements. 6. Deliver best in class stewardship for assigned companies and project manage, with support from Development and Provost communications and relevant business offices, annual reports for corporate partners. 7. Provide project management for corporate engagement in annual symposia and other activities as needed 8. Maintain regular communications with all corporate partners and internal audiences; determine cadence of reports and other communications, delivering reports and communications in accordance with the defined schedules and in collaboration with company and Yale communications representatives 9. Oversee planning of all company interactions involving faculty and company representatives ranging from individual meetings to corporate panels and symposiums, both in-person and via video, with support from staff.
Preferred Education: Experience working in higher education. Grant or proposal writing experience; thorough written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience or interest in climate and planetary solutions issues.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in higher education. Grant or proposal writing experience; thorough written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience or interest in climate and planetary solutions issues.
Required Skill/ability 5: Skills to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and work with confidential information, including but not limited to donor financial information or anonymity.
Posting Position Title: Outreach and Corporate Engagement Manager
Required Skill/ability 3: Effective listening skills to analyze issues and present information and recommendations concisely. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills to deal with a wide audience of decision-makers, faculty, staff, students, the general public, private sector administrators, etc. Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Outreach and Corporate Engagement Manager
Required Skill/ability 1: Experience in strategic relationship development. Experience with fundraising donor relations and corporate relations concepts, principles, techniques, procedures, and practices and developing new corporate engagement strategies.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong problem-solving skills to make independent judgments and decisions. Skills to work independently with minimal direction as well as work as a valuable, contributing member of a team. Excellent organizational, attention to detail, time management and analytical skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated project management skills and experience. Creative skills in program design and development. Effective collaborative skills to build trust among faculty, staff, donors, and prospective donors.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four years of related program management or relationship management experience.
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