Business Development and Marketing Manager

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Business Development and Marketing Manager


Robotics Engineering Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The primary role of Business Development and Marketing Manager is to recruit members of the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) on Robots and Sensors for Human Well-being (ROSE-HUB), and manage existing memberships and meetings/events associated with the site. We seek a dynamic individual with proven business development and marketing skills and preferably engineering experience.

This is a part-time position to help marketing and recruiting members for the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) on Robots and Sensors for Human Well-being (ROSE-HUB), up to 5 year position.


The duties include:

  • Identifying and pursuing leads at relevant companies/organizations
  • Developing relationships with potential partners
  • Communicating university research expertise and matching it to company objectives and needs
  • Overseeing marketing effort, i.e., developing and updating marketing material, overseeing websites
  • Managing membership agreements and membership fees,
  • Coordinating with related offices in the university,
  • Coordinating with lead manager at U. of Minnesota, other sites (UPenn and Clemson), and NSF.

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 4/6/2033
Work Type: Full Time