The Business Development Manager (BDM) is responsible for developing and managing WIN’s corporate partnership program(s) and industrial funding activities. The goal is revenue generation and increasing the number of industrial research partnerships for WIN members. This will include broadening the relationship between industry and Faculties leading to collaborative research projects with the Tri-Councils (NSERC, CIHR & SSHRC), Ontario Centres of Excellence, Mitacs, etc. The BDM will visit companies and organize outreach activities through networks, associations and by working with other university departments, specifically with the Faculties of Engineering and Science, and the Office of Research Partnerships Group. Also, the individual will work with the Office of Advancement to reach out to Foundations and non-traditional funding sources, including philanthropic donations. The incumbent will work closely with the Executive Director (ED).
This position is contingent on funding.
Prospect Industry Partners
Obtain and Leverage Industry Funding
Manage Corporate Partnerships and Industry Outreach Program(s)