The Strategic Alliances & Communications Specialist develops strategic partnerships with for-profit and non-profit organizations to further Hospital's strategic plan and goals. Manages existing strategic alliances with industry partners; identifies and pursues additional opportunities for partnership. Develops marketing strategies and materials for Hospital assets and presents them to potential partners.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluates the commercial potential of technology. Identifies potential commercial partners, generates marketing materials and presentations. Identifies licensing and sponsored research opportunities to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, as well as to investment groups for new ventures.
Markets Hospital-based technology and intellectual property to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies with the goal of enabling the public to benefit from the translation of hospital inventions into useful products and increasing the Hospital's licensing revenue.
Markets application-oriented research programs as opportunities for research support to the medical and biotechnology industry.
Participates in the design and implementation of an internal outreach program for increasing the awareness and participation of Hospital faculty and research staff in the process of translating laboratory and clinical research into products.
Maintains effective working relationships with the Harvard Medical School, affiliated hospitals, and universities to represent the Hospital's interests in inter-institutional collaborations and inventions and to promote awareness of the Hospital and the Mission of the Intellectual Property Office.
Participates in developing procedures, databases, and materials to enhance and facilitate the Mission including maintaining company, venture capital and legal contacts.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field and two years' experience. Advanced degree in Life Sciences or Masters in Business Administration preferred.
Work requires the analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of scientific or technical principles, theories and concepts and in-depth, experienced-based cross-functional knowledge.
Work requires strong creative and communication skills in order to prepare and present scientific research and licensing opportunities in interesting and informative ways.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.