This is a grant funded position and is available immediately after the search. Employment is contingent upon continued funding from the grant provider.
The Business Development Associate is an integral part of the TGO team. The position will assist teams of Executives- and Entrepreneurs-in Residence, will support all aspects of business and venture development assistance and analysis, and will help develop new opportunities for investment consideration. The position will work collaboratively with an internal TGO team of professionals to coordinate entrepreneurial outreach and community engagement across the SE Ohio ESP region in collaboration with TGO's partners and collaborators and will serve as the first point of contact for entrepreneurs within the SE Ohio ESP region to review and source deal flow for the TGO executive team.
This position will: assist in the assessment of new startup opportunities, including evaluation of technology and business opportunities; assist in the research and development of customer and market assessments financial models and projections; assist with competitive analyses and go-to-market strategies in collaboration with EIR teams; assist in the coordination of EIR teams to facilitate client business development and commercialization; manage team deliverables and timelines; assist in coordination of client/team activities and meetings; conduct regional outreach and engagement throughout the 20 county TGO footprint; manage and track inquiries and status; develop, coordinate and participate in regional events; assist with reporting and marketing activities; and other duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or marketing preferred – science related fields also considered or a similar field is required AND at least three (3) years of work experience in any field. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, the ability to travel and the ability to work nights and/or weekends as needed to fulfill job duties.
Master's degree in business, accounting, finance or marketing preferred – science related field also considered or a similar field AND more than three (3) years of work experience in any field. Prior experience a business development practitioner.
Planning Unit: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Department: Voinovich Schl of Leadership & Public Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Jane New, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 28424
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