Corporate Relationships Specialist
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Salary Range: $59,000 - $61,000 DOE
University will be one of the most innovative and progressive Jesuit and Catholic
universities in the world, educating with excellence at the undergraduate,
graduate, and professional levels. We embrace an intersectional framework for
defining diversity in its broadest sense, including differences in gender,
gender identity, race, ethnicity, generational history, culture, socioeconomic
class, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status,
political perspectives, geographic origin and physical ability. Seattle
University strives to be a welcome, open and safe campus climate for all who
learn, live and work at Seattle University.
Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Corporate Relationships Specialist to join our community. Under the
direction of the Project Center Director, this position is responsible for
outreach to companies, governmental organizations and non-profit organizations
to enlist their support as sponsors of design projects in computer science, data
science, software engineering and engineering disciplines.
responsibilities include project recruitment as well as support of contract
management, marketing, events planning, and program management. Internal
engagement with faculty, college leadership, support staff and students is also
Recruitment/Business Development 50%
on project recruitment stages from initial contact to development of concept
and finalization of scope of work and contract on a subset of projects as
assigned by the Director. Research
potential leads; participate in business development networking activities;
collaborate with Project Center Director and faculty to create lead lists;
develop relationships; develop project concepts collaboratively with sponsor
engineers and SU faculty.
Center’s project recruitment planning focused specifically on diversity and
inclusion, including but not limited to participating in the development of
strategic outreach plans to BIPOC-owned businesses for project sponsorship.
Management and Sponsor Relations 15%
by the Project Center Director, work collaboratively with sponsor engineers and
SU faculty to identify and refine project scopes. Responsible for tracking,
routing, and management of contractual materials affiliated with projects to
include intellectual property agreements, sponsor fees, master agreements, and
deliverables. Contract management will include execution of standard contracts
Support the planning
and execution of the fall workshop, joint sessions, interview sessions, and the
annual Projects Day program.
planning includes administrative support to students and guidance regarding
final deliverables, printed materials, final presentations, and Projects Day
conference. Work with administrative staff in events planning support of these
Marketing Management 10%
Work with Project Center Director, support development and maximization of marketing opportunities for program involvement. Work collaboratively to ensure the focus of marketing materials appeals to internal audience of students and faculty for program functions, administration and morale. Duties may include engaging alumni and potential sponsors to generate interest, attendance, and involvement in program events and ultimately projects. Duties may also include social media management.
with the Project Center Director to identify key areas of interest and needs
for Project Center program. Create and administer all feedback and surveys for
program for faculty, students, and sponsors.
Work with the
Project Center Director, students, and department coordinators to address
issues and facilitate interactions with the sponsors.
direction of the Project Center Director, work with administrative staff on
execution of administrative duties including student relations, budgets
affiliated with projects and sponsor invoicing.
related duties as assigned.
candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the
university’s mission, vision, and values.
degree and two years of successful technical sales or an equivalent combination
of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
duties of the job such as those listed above.
in MS Office
time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
detail and problem-solving skills
written and verbal communication skills
oral and written presentations with corporate and governmental managers and
program development including marketing, sales, event planning, and
ability to develop corporate relationships and work collaboratively within an
Benefits at a Glance
Consistent with its fundamental Jesuits value, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental, and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage, and plan for your future with a 5% employer contribution for retirement benefits. You may also take advantage of 100% paid tuition benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Holiday break closure in December, vacation and paid sick leave, and paid community service leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/
Please attach a cover letter with your resume when applying. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.