Start-Up Project Leader
(Individual or Firm)

PIONEERING INTERNET VENTURE is launching a pioneering, world-class internet education program for senior executives. Strategic business and entrepreneurial courses will create a paradigm shift for social enterprises and include best practices in the areas of ROI Marketing, Executive Compensation, Creative Finance, Benchmarking, and Technology. Quality content and service is paramount, with support from leading Internet software technologies.

The Opportunity:
The venture requires seasoned management skills to execute multiple aspects of this innovative online business strategy, including:

Business Development ­ Identify, develop, and negotiate key strategic relationships and alliances with content, marketing and distribution providers to enhance UnitedUšs presence and profit potential in the social sector education market. Develop superior marketing campaigns to attract senior executive students (CyberScholars).
Course Development - Convene team of faculty and course developers from leading academic and business institutions. Closely manage production to create best in class curriculum with clarity and focus on target market. Identify CyberScholar content expectations, skill levels, and technical capacities.
Research - Recruit and manage professors and advanced degree candidates from leading business schools to develop case studies and white papers on industry best practices.
Course Delivery ­ Create and implement a process to ensure smooth transition from development to commercially viable service offering. Advance partnership with leading e-learning software provider to maximize feature-rich learning environment.
Evaluation ­ Establish process for course and service assessment to ensure responsiveness to CyberScholar needs.

The Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to manage uncertainty and competing priorities.
Knowledge of Internet technology and New Economy Transactions. Ability to negotiate strategic alliances, partnerships, barter, and affiliate agreements. o Senior level business development skills.
Strong marketing background - product management experience a plus.
Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and driven with strong project management, team building, and communication skills.
MBAs/relevant advanced degree a plus.

Superior performance earns top-tier benchmark compensation and economic incentives.

Opportunity for equity participation. Flexible work location, although a Northeast-based candidate is preferred. Domestic and international travel opportunities. Candidates should forward their resume to: