Activate has established a trusted network of supporting
partners, spanning some of the world’s most influential government
agencies, corporations, and philanthropies. These partners provide
funding, knowledge, and relationships that are the lifeline of our
programs and impact. For Activate to grow, our partnerships must
thrive. We seek a Chief Growth Officer to oversee our strategic
partnerships and support the revenue growth for Activate. This
leader will identify, cultivate, and manage strategic relationships
across a broad spectrum of stakeholders, and manage a team with
proven performance in attracting world-class partners to our
organization. The Chief Growth Officer will be hired as a fulltime
employee of Activate with a competitive salary and full benefits
and report to the CEO.
Activate enables entrepreneurial scientists and engineers to
transform their research into world-changing products and
businesses. Since 2015 Activate has partnered with leading funders
and research institutions to support nearly 100 entrepreneurial
fellows working on transformative climate, energy, manufacturing,
and microelectronics technologies. Activate fellows have launched
over 50 startups that have set world records, defined new market
categories, and raised over $150M in development funding. Activate
supports fellows in Berkeley, CA, and Cambridge, MA, with plans to
expand to additional locations.
Develop, execute, and manage strategic partnerships across
government, industry, and philanthropy with the goal of
strengthening the organization’s revenue base, impact potential,
Grow and manage a team that will drive and be accountable for
development, sales, and management of key stakeholders.
Work closely with the executive team to continually evolve and
improve the organization’s partnership strategy and revenue
Represent Activate at high profile events and public forums
Has 10+ years and a proven track record in business development,
sales, or fundraising, and preferably direct experience working
with public agencies, philanthropic donors and multinational
Wakes up thinking about how to strengthen relationships, build
connections, and create value for partners.
Has exceptional leadership, communication, and organizational
Has a strong network with research, development, or technology
organizations across government and industry.
Feels like the world's scientific and entrepreneurial talent
should be focused on more serious pursuits than dog-walking
Understands that innovation starts with people, not ideas.
Is preferably based in the Bay Area, CA, Boston, MA, or
To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover
letter here .
Activate Global, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender,
religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age,
national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military
and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by
federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful
discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those
characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is
perceived as having any of those characteristics.
Job ID: 54254534
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