Job Title: Manufacturer Outreach Director
Department: Early College Early Career Program
MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network fuels the economic vitality of Northeast Oho by ensuring that manufacturers and physical-product startups have the innovation, people, tools, processes, and access to world-class regional resources to create new products, grow revenue, add jobs, and compete at the highest levels of the global economy. MAGNET is hands-on – we provide the coaching, tools, connections, and consulting to take companies to the next level and add the jobs, revenue, and investments needed to grow Northeast Ohio’s economy. One in five jobs in the region is manufacturing, comprising a majority of our region’s exports and indirectly supporting 50% of our region’s economy.
MAGNET helps manufacturers develop and implement strategies through our programs and services in product development and engineering, continuous improvement, marketing and sales, workforce development, and talent management. We are the Northeast Ohio affiliate for the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and state of Ohio MEP program, serving 21 counties in northeastern Ohio. MAGNET is recognized as a top place to work and our active board - which consists of Fortune 500 company leadership, college presidents, and small company CEOs - is an integral part of the fabric of Northeast Ohio’s nonprofit community. We are excited to meet you and see if MAGNET could fit into your career journey.
MAGNET has high ambitions to grow and scale its Early College Early Career (ECEC) Program throughout Northeast Ohio over the next three years. Accordingly, we are looking to strengthen our ECEC department through the addition of a talented Outreach Director to support the growth and development of the ECEC program. The ECEC program successfully launched in the Fall of 2017, and now with eighty-five (85) students between seven (7) high schools, and having assisted eleven (11) manufacturers with developing their talent pipelines, we are growing our team to effectively support the next phase and continued growth.
This individual will report to and work closely with the Executive Director as well as external parties. The Manufacturer Outreach Director will be expected to develop and maintain relationships with manufacturer partners.
We are looking for a high-energy candidate to build on recent momentum and assist with expanding our ECEC impact. The Manufacturer Outreach Director should have a proven track record of developing new, strategic partnerships. This individual will be very comfortable coordinating and delivering strategy on industrial pursuits in partnership with Executive Director—given our limited resources, all team members here must be willing to get their hands dirty!
Interested applicants, please apply via Indeed or ZipRecruiter.
This position offers the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the region while working with a dynamic and creative group of professionals. MAGNET provides an outstanding benefits package including excellent medical/dental/vision insurance, retirement plan, and generous time-off benefits. MAGNET is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer/M/F/D/V.