Technology Transfer Specialist

TechOpp Consulting, Inc.

www.techoppconsulting.com

Name
Bob Fielder

Email
Bob.Fielder@TechOppConsulting.com

Job Description

Introduction to TechOpp Consulting

We are a rapidly growing business development consulting company. Our core mission is to help our clients secure funding to develop game-changing technologies and to transition those technologies to new products in both domestic and international markets. Our clients are developing the next generation of technologies that will be used by the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, NASA and the consumer markets.

 

Scope of Position and Day-to-Day Responsibilities

This position will support client-directed work which typically involves building out new networks of contacts, conducting market study research, competitive analysis and identifying new funding opportunities. The successful candidate will also support new business development initiatives for new client acquisition including social network-based campaigns, website-based marketing and prospect development, email based outreach and other marketing strategies. Ideally, the successful candidate will contribute some novel ideas to help improve our business development processes.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Perform market research to determine entry points for selected technologies
  • Develop and build contact database of principals within selected target markets
  • Conduct competitive analysis to determine market niche
  • Discover funding opportunities for client technologies
  • Assist with developing and launching new marketing / business development campaigns

 

Other Considerations

  • Compensation: Compensation will be dependent on the candidate’s skills and experience.
  • Benefits: Our benefits package includes health insurance, 401k, profit sharing and paid time off.
  • Travel Requirements: Minimal
  • Hours of work/work schedule/flextime: 40 hrs/wk
  • Location: 2000 Kraft Dr., Suite 1125, Blacksburg, VA
  • Job Title: Technology Transfer Specialist

 

Requirements

General

  • Experience: 0-5 years; Internship experience is highly desirable
  • Citizenship: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • GPA: 3.0 minimum

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient with MS Office, esp. Word and Excel

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in marketing or business development in a technical field
  • Knowledge of and experience using on-line databases related to market research, federal funding, technology competition, professional contact information, etc.
  • Experience with technical writing

Soft Skills:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter, positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly organized
  • Collaborative/team player
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