The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office that manages Cornell technologies that come from the research at Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medical Colleges, Cornell Tech and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. This position fills a key role on CTL's Innovation Outreach and Engagement team. Reporting to the Director of Innovation Partnerships, the Manager, Outreach and Engagement will:
Work with the Innovation Partnerships Director in strategically identifying and targeting companies for collaboration, creating corporate profiles and engagement strategies, facilitating on-campus visits including confirming faculty attendees and handling logistics.
Manage and maintain CTL contact and Cornell business development databases. Work collaboratively with similar campus efforts to cross-market opportunities and events.
Work with the Innovation Partnerships Director to maintain and grow relationships with existing corporate and start-up company licensees.
Work with the Innovation Partnerships Director to ensure the smooth implementation of contractual components that define our engagements, tracking performance, and, as necessary, serving as a point of contact for progress updates and reporting both externally and internally.
Create, assist, refine and improve the content, delivery and impact of CTL communications to our target audiences including faculty, students, researchers, staff, alumni, corporate and venture networks; CTL communications include social media content, physical and digital marketing collateral, web content, marketing technology summaries and strategic marketing efforts;
Hire, manage and maintain the quality of a team of interns to work on early technology assessments, writing marketing materials and preparing marketing campaigns;
Coordinate the development, planning, and execution of CTL marketing and information events and meetings with anywhere from 5-300 attendees; Scope includes messaging, graphics, marketing, invitations, registration, logistics, venue, catering, assisting in recruiting guest speakers, and post event evaluations.
Assist in the development and production of content for CTL marketing publications, such as brochures and newsletters, guides as well as CTL social media outlets. Content includes writing articles, profiles of inventors, technology spotlights, creating inventor and technology videos, etc;
Assist with report requests and data collection. `
Bachelors' degree with at least 3 years of hands-on experience in business development, marketing, writing, event planning, graphic design and logistics management. Computer skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and database systems. Must have the capacity to develop documentation and other communication materials. Position requires excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to manage/train/develop a team. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and handle confidential information. Must be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external audiences. Customer-oriented philosophy, judgment/discretion, strong attention to detail and initiative essential. Out-of-town travel required.
Bachelor's degree in communication, business, marketing or another related field preferred, with experience in management consulting desirable. Experience in and/or knowledge of technology commercialization in the Life Sciences desirable. Experience in marketing, event planning in corporate or academic settings desirable. Experience with managing interns, students or others. Experience with website maintenance, Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign/Illustrator and HTML programming also desirable.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Public Affairs Officer III
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