About Sydney MBA Network

Sydney MBA Network is charged with building and sustaining a valued community to enrich the experience and excellence of the MBA and EMBA programs at the University of Sydney Business School.

About the Role

The Director of Partnerships is a member of the Board and responsible for developing partnerships with business, government and the non-profit sector to benefit Sydney MBA Network and, where applicable, the MBA clubs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and executing Board partnerships strategy, working closely with MBA management, including the Careers team, and securing financial and in-kind support for MBA Network activities.

Key Information

Title Director of Partnerships
Reports ToPresident
Direct ReportsAssociate Director – Partnerships
Role TypeVoluntary- volunteers will not be remunerated for their time
Length of AppointmentUp to 24 months
Time Commitment1-2 hours per week

Roles and Responsibilities

TaskDescription% of Role
StrategyDevelop and execute MBA Network’s partnerships strategy20%
Relationship managementEstablish close working relationships across the business, government and non-profit sectors Work closely with the MBA management team, especially the Careers team40%
FundraisingUsing the partnership strategy, and leveraging professional network, securing funding for MBA Network’s program of events and other activities30%
Other Other tasks as required10%

Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experience in developing and executing organisational strategy
  • Proven skills in fundraising and/ or relationship management
  • Current student within either the MBA or EMBA programs at the University of Sydney

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Previous experience in student council or equivalent would be an advantage