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New Business Development Manager

Posted: 08/27/2023

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Job no: 502236
Department: Farmer School of Business
Location: West Chester, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
The New Business Development Manager is responsible for developing a network of contacts within companies/organizations in the region as it relates to the MBA program and its portfolio of offerings. Research, plan, and implement new target market initiatives and promotional activities. Leverage the MBA programs alumni base through specialized events held at the VOALC and community outreach.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The New Business Development Manager will travel on a regional basis to identify, solicit, and steward company partnerships that will cultivate referrals to our portfolio of offerings. In doing so, collaborating and coordinating with the FSB Director for Industry Partnerships through regularly scheduled meetings is critical. The New Business Development Manager will attend monthly chamber events, various business groups and industry associations throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, speak at member events to share the FSB’s portfolio of offerings while building brand awareness; assist with planning promotional events for the MBA program that provide both networking opportunities and value-added skill-based training for Miami alums and corporate partners; identify and attend HR benefit fairs throughout the region; assist with marketing efforts as it relates to events and company outreach; develop data analytics and benchmarking strategies to evaluate company outreach/alumni and its effectiveness with the referral program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years corporate experience with 5 years of professional sales (broadly defined) experience; ability to travel at least 50% of the time to customer events in the region (typically Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with a Master’s degree, 10 years corporate experience, 7 years of professional sales experience; Proven experience as key account manager; Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs; Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels; Ability in problem-solving & negotiations; Outstanding oral and written communication skills; Commitment to collaborative approach to corporate and alumni relationship building; Excellent organizational and marketing skills and attention to detail; Professional experience and expertise needed to provide career related guidance/coaching to MBA students.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Kris Reid at 

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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

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EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications begins September 13, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.


Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 30 Aug 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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