DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE AND INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS

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DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE AND INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School Wharton Interactive Media Initiative
http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania seeks an experienced a Director of Corporate and Institutional Relations, at Wharton Interactive
Media Initiative. You will work with world-renowned faculty, staff and professional organizations in an innovative, cutting-edge environment. We
offer excellent benefits, a competitive salary, and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Duties:

The ideal candidate will manage business development as well as corporate and institutional relations for the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative.
This person will be the face of the organization to external sponsors and constituents. Responsibilities will include cultivating new corporate
partners, maintaining relationships with current partners, developing and managing potential individual-level donors and stewarding relationships with
relevant industry associations and professional organizations. This person will work closely with Wharton External Affairs and other university
development staff. With the assistance of the Associate Director for Communications, the Director will develop materials to promote and explain
the initiative to potential corporate partners and donors. The Director will act as an ambassador across the university for the Wharton Customer
Analytics Initiative, helping to identify collaboration within Wharton and across the university. With the assistance of the Associate Director for
Communications, the Director will construct, organize, and manage relationships with a Board of Advisors for WCAI in addition to engaging with
and supporting alumni special-interest groups. In addition the Director will represent WCAI at corporate events and industry speaking engagements. This position requires an ability to travel nationally and internationally as well as some evening and weekend work. Experience in a data-oriented discipline/industry (e.g., statistics, operations, computer science) is desirable.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in experience) required .6-7 years of progressively responsible experience required with emphasis on experience in
business development, fundraising and corporate relations. Ability to function with a high degree of independence yet still work collaboratively within the WCAI team. Experience interacting with CEO level contacts and directors of analytics is desirable. Excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, are required. Background in a data-oriented discipline/industry (e.g., statistics, operations, computer science) is preferred. Travel and some evening/weekend work and a valid driver’s license required. This position contingent upon a background check and funding.

For more information about working at Penn and to apply for this position, please submit a letter of intent and resume online at the University ofPennsylvania’s Human Resources website

Alternatively you may search by reference number 110129882 at http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/

About the Wharton School:

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania – founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school – is recognized globally for
intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice through its broad engagement with the global business community. The School has more than 4,900 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and an alumni network of more than 85,000 graduates.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Website: http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/

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