Working at NYC Media Lab offers an incredible opportunity to be a part of the community of innovation that is transforming the city. In a short time, NYC Media Lab has become a powerful force uniting Companies and Universities to spur digital media innovation in New York City.
As we continue to expand our programs, we are seeking a seasoned and motivated Membership Director to lead our efforts to grow our corporate member base and help connect companies with relevant researchers. This position reports to the Executive Director.
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- The membership director will solicit corporate and academic membership and renewals, delivering on goals for funding and the number of corporate members
- Represent the NYC Media Lab to the corporate, venture and academic communities
- Create and execute outreach plan, tracking calls, conversations and progress with all prospects and members up for renewal
- Maintain and update a database of members, prospects and participants
- Expand awareness of NYCML and participation within member companies
- Assist in planning events and managing participant recruitment.
- Assist with event logistics, website content development, and social media strategy.
- Connect academic and corporate partners interested in similar topics
- Supporting NYCML goals for the number of research collaborations undertaken
- Conduct crowd-sourcing exercises and special information requests from members
College degree required, and relevant masters degree preferred (MBA, Education, etc.)
Desired Professional Characteristics:
- Highly experienced (5+ years) membership sales or partnership builder
- An exceptionally high degree of professionalism.
- Comfortable wearing multiple hats.
- Hands-on, detailed oriented, self-starter.
- A natural networker and connector.
- Strong interest and experience in digital media, marketing and technology
- A passion for innovation, academic research, corporate media and venture communities.
- Superior academic record
- Past experience with higher education or non-profit a plus
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