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Set strategic direction for and manage implementation of the university's strategic corporate relations agenda.
Manage a portfolio of corporate prospects of all capacity levels in various stages of development.
Develop partnerships with mutual benefit to corporations and the university that generate significant and transformational funding for the university.
Foster and leverage internal campus relationships to build productive corporate partnerships.
Cultivate and steward productive high-level partnerships between the university and existing and prospective corporate constituents, Facilitate engagement of university leadership in cultivation and solicitation activities with corporate decision-makers to leverage strategic interests.
Plan and execute cultivation events and other opportunities to bring together targeted corporate partners with university leaders to cultivate their engagement with and support for strategic priorities.
Facilitate development and execution of partnership agreements and collateral materials to promote partnership opportunities.
A strong background in fundraising, including experience at the management level, preferably at a small liberal arts institution;
Proven success in implementing effective strategies to engage corporations and in soliciting grant funds from foundations and institutions;
Significant experience working directly with trustees and foundation and corporate leaders and people of considerable achievement and financial means;
Meeting facilitation and presentation skills;
A track record of program management, development, and implementation;
The ability to work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents, including corporate and foundation leaders, trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, and friends of the university;
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the capacity to address small and large groups with informative materials and to simplify the complex and relate it to the prospect's priorities;
Superior management and interpersonal skills;
Highly developed computer skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as constituent relations software such as Millennium;
The willingness and ability to travel;
Strong analytical skills;
The ability to work independently, solve problems, handle confidential information, and navigate sensitive situations;
Excellent organizational and planning skills as well as superior attentiveness to detail;
A bachelor's degree; and
Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community.