Sponsor and Partnership Coordinator
Join the WiSys team to help us expand innovation across the state of Wisconsin through identifying possible sponsors and partners to support WiSys programs and events! The Sponsor and Partnership Coordinator will identify opportunities to network with possible sponsors and partners, such as foundations, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations; develop portfolios of fundraising prospects for cultivation; and manage effective systems for tracking and applying for funding opportunities. This position will produce materials and tools to communicate regularly with sponsors and partners and collaborate with the WiSys team to schedule meetings and follow-up with appropriate internal and external contacts. This is a dynamic position where you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with different divisions of the organization and our partners across the state. Qualifications: We are seeking candidates with excellent communication, organizational, and business development skills. Some experience working in a non-profit environment and familiarity with donor, sponsor, partner coordination is strongly preferred. Exceptional stakeholder relations skills, ability to work collaboratively, and ability to navigate grant information sourcing and tracking are required. WiSys is located in Madison, Wisconsin and this position requires occasional travel to communities across the state of Wisconsin. We are open to flexible remote work arrangements. The Organization: WiSys works hand-in-hand with innovators, researchers and students to facilitate cutting-edge research programs, identify, protect, develop and commercialize discoveries emanating from the research base as well as foster a spirit of innovative and entrepreneurial thinking on the campuses it serves. WiSys coordinates several annual events geared toward innovation, research, and enhancing the student experience. WiSys also coordinates the WiSys VentureHome® program - a network of startup hubs that bring together statewide resources with community initiatives to provide local entrepreneurs access to a full menu of startup resources in their community. Please visit www.wisys.org and www.venturehome.org to learn more. WiSys supports and promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment and offers competitive salary and benefits.
How to Apply:
Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and resume as one document via the online career portal within the career section at: http://www.wisys.org/about-us/careers or https://wisys-researchrecruit.icims.com/jobs/1751/sponsor-and-partnership-coordinator/job?mode=view