Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL PARTNERSHIPS , MIT Quest for Intelligence , to manage interactions and engagements with industrial partners, external organizations, and others under the Quest umbrella. Will oversee several large programs and several key high-profile conferences. Responsibilities will include maintaining positive relationships with member companies by managing and fostering productive relationships that support and encourage ongoing collaborations; advancing and growing engagements with member companies (sponsored research, student engagement, etc.); maintaining a select portfolio of companies with prime management responsibilities; serving as the lead for managing the production and marketing of workshops and conferences; managing and cultivating prospective member companies across all programs, professional programs, and additional programs as they come online; and assisting in securing new members across all levels of the Quest.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least seven years' experience in client relations and strategic partnerships; at least three years' management experience; track record of increased responsibility; diplomacy and political acumen; flexibility; excellent organizational, program management, problem-solving, decision-making, analytical, financial, interpersonal, relationship management, client service, business writing, and verbal communication and presentation skills; self-motivation; high level proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, and graphic design applications; and discretion and judgment with confidential information. Must be able to manage strategically; set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks, meet competing deadlines, and deliver results; keep teams, projects, and deliverables on track, evaluating and revising plans/methods as needed; work collaboratively and effectively across all levels of higher education, government, and industry; build strong working relationships with faculty, CEOs, government officials, start-ups, and support staff; and work effectively under pressure with minimal supervision. PREFERRED : MBA, experience developing and managing budgets, and knowledge of MIT. Job #17881-11
Must be able to attend evening/weekend meetings/events and travel domestically, and potentially internationally, up to 10% of the time.
Internal Number: 17881
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