Sr. Project Manager, Business Development 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What We?re Looking For:
Someone who has successfully implemented multi-million dollar marketing and business development deals for a START UP COMPANY. Our ideal candidate would be happy to come in at the end of a negotiation or the beginning of a project and take the deal live in an aggressive manner: extremely tight timelines and managing multiple projects.
The person in this position will be leading and managing initiatives in support of new business development and strategic opportunities for revenue driving relationships. This position will work closely with external parties such as potential partners and vendors, as well as with internal teams such as Sales, Marketing, Legal, Operations and other groups as appropriate.
Candidate will ensure business scope, objectives and requirements are well-defined and work with supporting teams to develop and maintain project plans and monitor overall progress of initiatives. Candidate will also be responsible for preparing on-going communications for the program, including weekly status reports, manage risk and open item logs and preparing program/project materials and presentations for key stakeholders.
Launch Deals; quickly. Take from contract to execution in tight timeframes.
Lead and facilitate discussions with key stakeholders, within and outside of the organization as needed, to assist in the development of new business opportunities.
Prepare and maintain program and project documentation, such program/project charters, project plans, staffing plans, risk matrices, communication plans, open issues and action tracking logs.
Facilitate the definition of scope, deliverables and objectives for new initiatives. Working with key stakeholders, structure and organize the project work teams, establish target milestones and timelines, engage appropriate resources, and ensure requirements are well defined and all deliverables and dates are agreed upon.
Work with Legal and Vendor Management Offices to develop agreements and supporting due diligence documents and ensure vendors are compliant with agreements and internal policies.
o Maintain all tracking and issue logging
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
At least 5 years of hands-on deal implementation or project management for a business development or marketing business unit
Proven ability to work in a start up environment
At least 2 years working in business development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to summarize and present information at the appropriate level of detail for the intended audience across various levels in the organization
Strong analytical, problem-solving and facilitation/process mapping skills required.
Strong project management discipline, including development of project plans, assessment and mitigation of risk, effectively meeting management and tracking actions and issues. PMP certification preferred.
Strong competency using MS Office tools, including Word, Excel, MS Project and Visio software
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:
Must love and believe in higher education
Strong interpersonal & communication skills
Ability to maintain a fun, casual, professional and productive team atmosphere
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a courteous, tactful, and concise manner
Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners? online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).
And if you?re ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U?s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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