Business Development Manager, EPIXC Membership

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Feb 2024


Campus: Tempe

Business Development Manager

Job Description

Arizona State University & the EPIXC Institute seek a Business Development Manager, Membership to join our team.  The Department of Energy has selected ASU to establish a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute devoted to the challenge of fighting greenhouse gas emissions from industrial process heating.   The multi-institution effort is known as Electrified Processes for Industry Without Carbon (EPIXC).   Be a part of the team that is making a difference in the world!

Job Family

Business Operations



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$62,595 - $70,000 per year; DOE

Close Date

09-February-2023 - EXTENDED

Essential Duties

  • Identify, pursue and manage long-term, sustainable business relationships with corporate partners that align with EPIXC Institute goals and objectives.
  • Support the Chief Executive Officer in developing and implementing EPIXC Institute plans (i.e. sustainability strategic plan, institute marketing plan, commercialization strategy for technology and training)
  • Track and report progress towards membership goals to the EPIXC Executive Leadership Team
  • Create and promote a portfolio of internal offerings for external clients, resourcing from Institute activities to match companies’ interests.
  • Develop new, revenue-generating opportunities for the EPIXC Institute.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in funding opportunities and business plan development/presentation.
  • Identify opportunities for the Institute to add value to existing and prospective partners’ priorities.
  • Provide business development consulting services to Institute faculty and staff.
  • Develop, maintain and report on metrics to gauge the portfolio's social and economic impact on the Institute and community leaders, consistent with requirements of the cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy.
  • Oversee and report on the financial management of assigned partnerships.
  • Utilize CRM and data management tools to monitor partnership engagement.
  • Follow business procedures and best practices established for the internal ASU corporate engagement community.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, technology-related discipline or closely related field and three (3) years’ closely related experience OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a Master’s degree in Business or technology-related field and five (5) years’ closely related experience with demonstrated ability to bring concepts from development to successful launch.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships in a complex organization, including global networking.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of corporate relations, business operations, and business development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of marketing concepts.
  • Experience in problem-solving and decision-making in a complex organization.
  • Experience in planning, analyzing, and coordinating activities, and establishing priorities.
  • Experience in handling confidential information.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Additional qualities: Genuine interest in collaboration, innovation, and improvement for all parties involved.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions

Department Statement

Electrified Processes for Industry without Carbon (EPIXC) was established to develop, scale and demonstrate electrical process heating solution using clean electricity for advanced manufacturing. EPIXC is a national public/private partnership that convenes the US Department of Energy, 37 industry, university, National Laboratory, labor unions, and other diverse stakeholders from 25 states to pursue a vision in which electric heating enables manufacturing decarbonization everywhere with benefits from everyone. Through a national innovation ecosystem, EPIXC will accelerate technology adoption at regional and national scale and accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy by 2050.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

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Resume & Cover Letter should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

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