Techncial Marketing Trainee - Office of Technology Management
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77203
The purpose of the Technical Marketing Trainee position is to develop skills and to provide experience in the marketing of research discoveries. Under the supervision of the Director of Communications and in collaboration with the Office of Technology Management business development and licensing staff, the trainee researches and executes marketing campaigns on new WashU intellectual property and engages industry partners in potential licensing opportunities.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Researches potential intellectual property marketing strategies by engaging with individuals at other academic institutions and industry.
Learns the Cayuse Invention software platform and utilize the software for marketing campaigns for new WashU intellectual property.
Prepares one-page marketing sheets for market campaign purposes, identify contacts, and run marketing campaigns on new university IP. Ensures that marketing sheets meet the requisite level of quality.
Learns and manages the tracking metrics associated with the departmentâ™s marketing campaign efforts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Some business experience in private industry or an individual with an MBA degree in educational background.
Understanding of marketing intellectual property, either in a university or a private industry.
Ability to assess the potential for a nascent technology in the commercial arena.
Excellent communication skills and be able to prioritize and manage the assigned marketing case load.
Exceptional and demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service to internal and external clients.
Advanced degree in the life science/biomedical/medical/engineering areas or equivalent work/education combined experience.
$48,700.00 - $80,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.