Position Description: The UCLA Technology Development Group serves as a campus-wide gateway to Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship. Our mission is to promote UCLA innovation, research, teaching and entrepreneurship to benefit society; create economic value to support UCLA's scholarly and educational missions and the State of California; and lead UCLA's research community to bring innovation to market. The Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit (LABEST) is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County. This event is a collaboration with colleagues from across the county to present promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local start- up companies. It is intended to promote awareness of the growing life science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Los Angeles and to foster partnerships with the biotechnology and life science industry. Under the LABEST brand, several strategic programs have been organized and implemented including: Professor Spotlights, the Poster Plaza and the PACE program. TDG seeks a self-starter, motivated, and outgoing individual to serve as the LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer. Under the general supervision of the Senior Director of BioPharmaceuticals, the LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer is responsible for managing and promoting the LABEST brand, sponsors and program objectives as well as ensuring that LABEST's physical and online presence maximizes lead generation opportunities, thought leadership, and branding. There are four (4) primary areas of responsibility of the LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer: 1) Market and facilitate new LABEST sponsorship, 2) Alliance management of LABEST sponsors and stakeholders, 3) Organize and implement LABEST programs, and 4) Build and promote LABEST brand to internal and external stakeholders. In coordination with Senior Director, BioPharmaceuticals, the LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer is responsible for facilitating sponsorship for the LABEST events and programs. This includes defining the sponsorship benefits by tier. The LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer is responsible for pre-planning, managing associated content, on-site logistics, post event follow-up and results reporting for LABEST events - hosted or attended. On an ongoing basis, the LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer will capture team feedback on events, evaluate event presence and practices as well as make recommendations to improve event planning and implementation to ensure ongoing success. The LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer is responsible for LABEST's social media strategy and website presence, including generating content and raising public awareness of TDG and its accomplishments. The position will be responsible for working with outside vendors for the production of marketing materials. The LABEST Alliances & Programs Officer is responsible for organizing, planning and implementing LABEST marketing outreach efforts and special projects, with an emphasis on faculty, staff and industry professionals to meet LABEST goals and expectations.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.