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The Mills Fabrica

Partnerships Lead / Manager / Associate

Posted on: 19 April 2021

The Mills Fabrica is looking for the right candidate, with the energy and passion for driving positive action, to nurture its community of partners and more specifically to lead “Fabrica Innovation Club” initiatives.

Responsibilities:

Partnerships & Business Development 
  • Function as The Mills Fabrica primary contact to manage and foster relationships with current and potential partners to ensure ongoing commitment and continued growth to maximise collaboration opportunities and build long term, mutually beneficial relationships
  • Develop solid relationships with existing partners to encourage participation and commitment to Fabrica Innovation Club initiatives
  • Develop and maintain an ambitious pipeline of potential corporate partners through systematic and ongoing prospecting activities; proactively pursue business networking opportunities and establish relationships with key business leaders
  • Effectively evaluate partnership prospects and design effective programmes based upon knowledge of their business and CSR/ ESG/ sustainability/ innovation objectives, while also ensuring alignment with The Mills Fabrica vision and mission

 

Strategy & Programme Design
  • Support the development and implementation of Fabrica Innovation Club strategy and initiatives to attract and engage corporate partners to join Fabrica Innovation Club
  • Develop a strategy to ensure all relevant stakeholders are included, soliciting partnerships across relevant channels (i.e., membership, sponsorship, employee engagement, events, marketing, promotion, etc.)
  • Design and lead on programming and initiatives for corporate club partners including working on research/ analysis to develop content, coordinating with startups/ innovators on initiatives and project management for initiatives launched

 

Project management & Delivery
  • Lead and coordinate cross-organisational collaboration to ensure successful delivery of the partnership programmes
  • Develop and deliver engaging and effective presentations and proposals for corporate partners 
  • Drive revenue to achieve The Mills Fabrica’s revenue objectives
  • Proactively manage Fabrica Innovation Club initiatives including plan, coordinate and execute the implementation and follow up of meetings, events and projects defined by Fabrica Innovation club
  • Work closely together with The Mills Fabrica management and collaboratively with other departments to leverage The Mills Fabrica resources and network, and maximise Fabrica Innovation Club’s impact
  • Ensure accurate reporting of department performance

 

Act as a passionate ambassador for The Mills Fabrica in line with our values, representing The Mills Fabrica positively across the organisation and with external stakeholders

Requirements:

Partnerships & Business Development 
  • Function as The Mills Fabrica primary contact to manage and foster relationships with current and potential partners to ensure ongoing commitment and continued growth to maximise collaboration opportunities and build long term, mutually beneficial relationships
  • Develop solid relationships with existing partners to encourage participation and commitment to Fabrica Innovation Club initiatives
  • Develop and maintain an ambitious pipeline of potential corporate partners through systematic and ongoing prospecting activities; proactively pursue business networking opportunities and establish relationships with key business leaders
  • Effectively evaluate partnership prospects and design effective programmes based upon knowledge of their business and CSR/ ESG/ sustainability/ innovation objectives, while also ensuring alignment with The Mills Fabrica vision and mission

 

Strategy & Programme Design
  • Support the development and implementation of Fabrica Innovation Club strategy and initiatives to attract and engage corporate partners to join Fabrica Innovation Club
  • Develop a strategy to ensure all relevant stakeholders are included, soliciting partnerships across relevant channels (i.e., membership, sponsorship, employee engagement, events, marketing, promotion, etc.)
  • Design and lead on programming and initiatives for corporate club partners including working on research/ analysis to develop content, coordinating with startups/ innovators on initiatives and project management for initiatives launched

 

Project management & Delivery
  • Lead and coordinate cross-organisational collaboration to ensure successful delivery of the partnership programmes
  • Develop and deliver engaging and effective presentations and proposals for corporate partners 
  • Drive revenue to achieve The Mills Fabrica’s revenue objectives
  • Proactively manage Fabrica Innovation Club initiatives including plan, coordinate and execute the implementation and follow up of meetings, events and projects defined by Fabrica Innovation club
  • Work closely together with The Mills Fabrica management and collaboratively with other departments to leverage The Mills Fabrica resources and network, and maximise Fabrica Innovation Club’s impact
  • Ensure accurate reporting of department performance

 

Act as a passionate ambassador for The Mills Fabrica in line with our values, representing The Mills Fabrica positively across the organisation and with external stakeholders

Company Overview:

The Mills is a landmark heritage and innovation project by the Nan Fung Group consisting of 3 pillars- a nonprofit Center for Heritage, Arts & Textiles (CHAT), an experiential retail mall Shopfloor and an innovation center Fabrica.

The Mills Fabrica runs a startup incubator, a VC investment fund, a co-working space/ lab and store. The focus area for Fabrica is “techstyle”- companies at the intersection of technology and lifestyle (specifically focusing on apparel/ textiles and agri/ food tech including innovations improving the production process/supply chain, next-gen brands/ products and new retail experiences/ enabling technologies). The Mills Fabrica’s mission is to create startup success stories and to build a wider community of corporates and organizations to inspire the industry and the next generation for innovation.

Official Website: https://www.themillsfabrica.com/

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