The Class Foundation is looking to expand its European platform with an entrepreneurial Head of Partnership & Development. We are a partnership-driven foundation dedicated to improving student living. Your role is to work with new and existing partners to develop collaborations, memberships, and sponsor opportunities for conferences, research, and events. Our team is based in and around Amsterdam but we work for partners across Europe. The ideal candidate has commercial and content talents, is an organized team worker, social & engaging, a great networker, and knows how to manage the needs and wants of both internal and external stakeholders.
The Class Foundation
As higher education is becoming increasingly global, the way in which universities, cities, and countries attract and retain talent is also evolving. Our foundation connects the communities of student housing, higher education, and city development. We do this by developing and spreading knowledge through research projects, publications, and organized events. With our initiatives, we provide our growing network with a stage to identify the current needs and shape the student living of tomorrow.
It is our goal to make student living more professional, welcoming, and international, therefore, we organize specific events in numerous European countries. During those events, we raise awareness on the topic, increase the knowledge base of the industry, and facilitate networking between universities, providers, investors, and policymakers.
The coming half year is an action-packed one as we have the following initiatives planned:
Our team consists of program managers, marketing, research, design, and production specialists, some in-house and some freelance.
You will be the one that brings our stakeholder relationship management to the next level and expands our community within and beyond our three pivotal communities (real estate, higher education, and government). You are responsible for developing and executing a partnership strategy aimed at the acquisition of new partners, serve as account manager of existing partners, and further broaden the revenue side of the foundation with strategic sponsorships and new business development. Your work will range from project-based funding to multi-year agreements exceeding 50K.
Your main priority during these initiatives will be to strengthen and expand our community by creating shared value and social profit. Your core responsibilities are:
To be considered as a candidate for this exciting position you will have expertise in, and a true passion for, stakeholder management and business development. You thrive on building true partnerships, closing deals, and working with internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate has:
Are you our next Head of Partnership & Development, then make sure to apply by September 8th. Our team will review your application and get back to you after the deadline to potentially schedule a meeting with you. We look forward to hearing more about you! In case you have questions, please reach out to us via email@example.com.