Director, Strategic Relations Position Announcement
Strategic Relations is Singularity University’s (SU) domestic and international sales team. The Director of Strategic Relations (DSR) is responsible for building and managing relationships, and developing new business, and closing the sale of innovation & learning programs and sponsorship programs with Fortune 500 companies, investors, governments, and others. Through solution selling and consultative selling, the DSR helps to meet customers’ needs, increases SU’s reputation and brand perception, and maximizes revenue within a defined territory.
Some of the Position’s Responsibilities:
Why You Will Want to Work at Singularity University:
At Singularity University, we see exponential shifts as massive opportunities for dramatic growth, innovation, and value-creation. Through the Global Solutions Program (GSP) - our flagship program - we facilitate the creation of moonshot companies that will positively transform the future of humanity. Through our Custom Programs business, we help our clients to anticipate, understand, and leverage these opportunities to propel their respective companies —and possibly the world—forward. The Executive Program (EP) is a week-long immersive course in Silicon Valley that examines how key converging technologies will shape our future and explores ethical leadership in a world of rapid change. And out Innovation Partnership Program (IPP) and SU Labs programs bring leading companies from a diverse range of industries, in an effort to create “Uncommon partnerships” accelerate innovation and build exponential solutions.
In many ways, the Director of Strategic Relations leads the way – introducing our customers to new ideas, as he or she helps them to identify their most pressing needs.
Singularity University (SU) has a globally recognized brand. We employ a vibrant workforce of bright and dedicated individuals, who love technology, and who are exceptional in their respective fields.
SU is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. SU’s learning and innovation platform empowers individuals and organizations with the mindset, skillset, and network to build breakthrough solutions that leverage emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology.
We are looking for bright individuals who believe the world needs an organization dedicated to addressing serious global issues by fully embracing the power and capacity of disruptive and exponentially growing technologies. We are looking for individuals who want to contribute directly to the growth and success of our programs. Our fast-paced environment requires intensive coordination and constant interaction with bright minds and the newest technologies from a variety of disciplines. We have ambitious ideas and plans and need the right people to help develop and execute them.
Our offices are in the NASA Research Park at historic Moffet Field, CA. We offer an opportunity to make a difference, a competitive compensation package, fully paid medical benefits, unlimited vacation, and a work environment that includes a fully stocked kitchen, and a flexible approach to when and where you work.
Our Requirements (you must have):
About You (we’d like it if you have):
About Singularity University:
Singularity University (SU) is a benefit corporation blending for-profit structure with mission-based vision and values. Our employee value proposition is centered around a passion to positively impact billions of lives globally in the next ten years using exponential technologies. This is why we come to work at SU. We also offer a collaborative work environment where you'll have access to exponential technologies and learning opportunities you just won't find anywhere else.
The following statements define who we are and what we stand for both within our community and with our employees:
We are creating a future of abundance that is bright, equitable and leaves no one behind.
We are not bystanders. We act with purpose, leveraging exponential technologies to definitively solve humanity’s greatest challenges.
We lead courageously and set an example for changing the world. We do no harm and refuse to compromise others for our own benefit. Our passion for the well-being of humanity drives our action.
We are a community of inclusion, collaboration, and deep connection in which every individual is integral to success and the greatest ideas are often those never heard before.
We cultivate a critical mindset that is empathetic, understanding, and respectful of all points of view. We make decisions based on evidence and logic which push boundaries and redefine possibility.
We take Moonshots, thinking big and taking risks to solve problems and impact billions of lives. We believe that big dreams, strong collaboration, and powerful tools create an unstoppable force for good.
Together, we can solve any challenge we encounter.
We are exponential.
Singularity University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. SU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, local law.