Associate Director Corporate & Foundation Relations - University Advancement - (19001909)
The Corporate and Foundation Relations department has an opening for an Associate Director, working with The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. We are looking for a dynamic person to develop and execute a robust corporate engagement and fundraising program targeting foundations and national and international corporations with the goal of deepening relationships with and increasing support from institutional donors for the priorities and initiatives of The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
In this role you will work closely with the Senior Director, faculty, School Leadership and others (Technology Transfer, Career Development and Legal Counsel) to develop corporate and foundation engagement strategies and advance relationships with corporations and foundations (ranging from sponsored/collaborative research agreements, sponsorships, philanthropy, and internship experiences, among others).
Bachelor's degree required, master or PhD preferred.
5-7 years of fundraising, technology transfer, business development or corporate alliance in a complex development organization.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Demonstrated experience writing proposal and securing corporate and foundation funding.
Experience in an academic setting.
Advanced degree or degree in a life science discipline.
Ability to work with and command the respect of faculty and administrators, and nurture productive working partnerships internally and externally.
Ability to grasp and synthesize complex information across a range of issues and technical disciplines.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to prioritize work in response to multiple demands.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently AND as part of multiple teams.
Creative, professional and entrepreneurial.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA-Corporate & Foundation Rel
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 13, 2020, 1:58:32 PM
Internal Number: 19001909
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