Job posted by: FIRST
Posted on: February 18, 2013
Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. With support from three out of every five Fortune 500 companies and nearly $16 million in college scholarships, the not-for-profit organization hosts the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC® ) for students in Grades 9-12; FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC® ) for Grades 7-12; FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL® ) for Grades 4-8; and Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) for Grades K-3. Gracious Professionalism® is a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community.
Summary of Qualifications/Skills:
Serve as the primary interface responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, coordination, and advancement of strategic donors/sponsors of FIRST.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Including but not limited to:
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field and 5+ years of account management, corporate relations/fundraising experience or other transferable experience
For consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to the Human Resources Department. All submittals must be submitted online: http://www.usfirst.org/aboutus/employment