Business Development and Marketing Associate for Life Sciences
Location: Stanford, California
Internal Number: 97043
The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) was established in 1970 to manage the intellectual property assets of Stanford University. OTL evaluates, markets, and licenses technology owned by the University. OTL's mission is to encourage effective technology transfer for the public benefit as well as generating royalty income for Stanford to benefit research and education. OTL is one of the country's most active offices in the field of technology transfer from the university to industry. Our staff, most of whom are professionals engaged directly in licensing, manages over 3,000 active dockets.
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The Stanford Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) seeks a Business Development and Marketing Associate for Life Sciences to collaborate with colleagues within the OTL to develop targeted technology marketing campaigns for promising Stanford intellectual property (IP) and to promote the office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 1) evaluating our portfolio of technology disclosures, 2) preparing marketing materials and pitch decks, 3) engaging companies to match their areas of partnering interest with the Stanford IP portfolio, 4) building relationships with VCs and industry partners, 5) communicating a technology's value proposition to potential licensees, 6) working with the Licensing teams on marketing strategies for specific technologies, and 7) create an effective branding and communication strategy to promote OTL and Stanford technologies.
This recruitment is for a 100% FTE, benefits-eligible position. For consideration, please submit resume. All final candidates must complete a background check.
Develop, manage and execute strategic marketing plans/programs to meet business objectives.
Create and manage the execution of integrated communication strategy which leverages the brand strategy, incorporating appropriate channels (i.e., web, print, email, online).
Define and conduct market research, including competitive benchmarking, identification of market opportunities, and campaign/program/service/event analysis. Use the results to make strategic decisions.
Communicate marketing plans across the organization and/or university to educate and influence stakeholders.
Build partnerships with other school, department, product, service, program, and event and/or channel managers.
May oversee event management to support marketing objectives.
Manage key vendor and consultant relationships.
Scope and manage project/program budget(s).
May oversee interns and other contingent staff; provide staff training.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience; or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences and 8 years of relevant experience in Academic Technology Transfer or combination of education and industry business development and/or marketing experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaders and experience presenting to senior management.
Extensive knowledge of strategic analysis, customer segmentation strategies and business and marketing planning.
Demonstrated experience in integrated marketing strategy and execution across marketing channels including digital and print
Demonstrated application of market research and data analysis.
Excellent project manager with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent written and oral communication and engaging presentation skills.
Highly organized, detail oriented, and deadline-driven work approach.
Certifications and Licenses:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
Rarely sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Occasional travel may be required (less than 10% time).
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory for all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
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