Business Development Manager, Education Program

Business Development Manager, Education Program

8-11 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Do you believe cloud computing will be a disruptive force on industry and education Do you have the talent, passion, and customer-obsession to join the AWS Educate team and be an active driver of that change Are you committed to speeding educational change and partnering broadly to address the growing tech skills gap
For the past three years in a row, cloud and distributed computing has been the #1 LinkedIn term, demonstrating the large employer demand for cloud computing skills, and AWS Educate ( has been at the forefront in creating scalable initiatives to address these needs. Launched in 2015, AWS Educate counts over 1500 institutions, hundreds of thousands of students, and over 10,000 educators around the world as members. We’ve launched micro-credentials, a job board, and Cloud Career Pathways for students. We’ve partnered with community colleges to create Cloud Innovation Schools. And we have a lot more planned for the future!
Position Overview
The AWS Educate team is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, data-driven, entrepreneurial Business Development Manager (BDM) with a passion for cloud education. The ideal candidate will be versatile, an exemplary team player, and willing / able to create order out of ambiguity. The ideal candidate will bring relevant experience, superior judgment, great follow-through, and strong problem-solving and communication skills.
The AWS Educate BDM will be responsible for organizing and orchestrating activities across Taiwan academia institutions to keep us moving toward our goals and meeting interim benchmarks. The BDM will also continue to build out dashboards and update templates to ensure everyone is playing off of the same sheet of music and that the other team members have the data for Taiwan program development status. The BDM will need to work extensively across the team, especially the Marketing, Training and Business Development teams to capture key activities and ensure that their efforts are properly synchronized. Additionally, the BDM will often need to interface with other AWS departments such as Legal, Finance, and Operations.
The successful candidate will thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. The BDM will work with key members on our team, across the AWS organization, and directly with educators and students, as appropriate.
· Develop and manage the AWS Educate program for Taiwan
· Dive deep into available data to understand successes and weaknesses and share with team members to improve results
· Support team members as they need to access resources from across AWS
· Work with global educate and research team to attain global best practice to try to localize the resources to local customers
· Develop promotion plans and timelines, and manage resources to meet program objectives
· Collaborate with marketing team to ensure campaigns are executed and customer presentations and sales enablement materials are developed
· Support/lead the development of important presentations to management or external customers / partners
· Other duties as assigned may include special project management, proposal writing, and data retrieval/management/reporting
· Good organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines
· Ability to travel in support of team efforts
Basic Qualifications :
· 8+ years of a combination of business development, operations, and/or program management experience
· 3+ years of working directly for or within education or public sector
· Experience developing programmatic reports and metric management and data analytic experience
· Demonstrated understanding of cloud computing landscape and AWS
Preferred Qualifications :
· Experience in technology sector
· Large scale project management and/or data analytics experience
· Passion for education
· Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an interpreter or any support on-site, please inform our team.

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