Posted: Feb 27 2020 | Full-time | Marketing

Corporate Events and Partnership Manager


Company: Cradle Inc | Job Location: On-Site in Mountain View, CA | Website: https://www.cradleinc.com/

About Us:

The worldwide automobile industry is facing an era of rapid change arising from the emergence of new technologies and new business opportunities. Hyundai is at the forefront of this change! Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has established a new strategic organization for innovation focusing on AI, future mobility solutions, new energy solutions (EV, hydrogen and beyond, for automotive and other applications), robotics, smart cities, corporate venture capital, open innovation, and advanced automotive technologies. This organization is creating business strategies, conducting strategic venture investments, partnering with other companies on new ventures, pursuing open innovation, and developing plans to launch future businesses in these emerging segments. To date, HMG as made strategic investments in over 30 startups globally. CRADLE (Center for Robotic-Augmented Design in Living Experience) is HMG’s corporate venturing and open innovation centers to initiate and to incubate advanced future automotive technologies and businesses. There are other CRADLE offices in Tel Aviv, Berlin, and Beijing.

Job Description:

Job Description:
The worldwide automobile industry is facing an era of rapid change arising from the emergence of new technologies and new business opportunities. Hyundai is at the forefront of this change! Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has established a new strategic organization for innovation focusing on AI, future mobility solutions, new energy solutions (EV, hydrogen and beyond, for automotive and other applications), robotics, smart cities, and advanced automotive technologies. This organization is creating business strategies, conducting strategic venture investments, partnering with other companies on new ventures, pursuing open innovation, and developing plans to launch future businesses in these emerging segments. To date, HMG has made strategic investments in over 30 startups globally.

CRADLE (Center for Robotic-Augmented Design in Living Experience) is HMG’s corporate venturing and open innovation, and special projects centers to develop advanced future automotive technologies and businesses.

Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. (HATCI) is looking for a Corporate Events and Partnership Manager to join the Hyundai CRADLE

Organize the Open Innovation Events

Initiate, manage and/or support CRADLE Silicon Valley’s events by working on detailed planning, budget preparation, content creation, internal and external marketing, vendor management, meeting logistics, and event operations.
Support necessary preparations for CRADLES SVs internal & external events including annual Mobility Innovators Forum
Prepare sophisticated PowerPoint documents that include illustrations, pictures, and videos to be used as visual aids when doing a presentation and edit speeches for those presentations that are given by CRADLE executives
Managing all of Cradle's Open Innovation Partners and Resources

Identify new opportunities through partnerships with startup/founder accelerators and incubators, event sponsorships, and membership and make recommendations.
Encourage and manage CRADLE members’ engagements and participation in existing partnerships.
Evaluate the value of each partnerships, sponsorships and memberships and make renewal and withdrawal recommendations.
Build and foster a network of positive local relationships to create new opportunities such as deal flow for venture investments, facilitating a startup’s business development opportunities, and new contacts within the emerging tech and mobility innovation ecosystems.
Collaborate with PR to conduct proper marketing for sponsorships or memberships when necessary.
Managing CRADLE website and social media pages by maintaining links and updating content and graphics, identify and evaluate website improvement options.

Required Experience:

Bachelor degree
2 years of experience in managing partnerships, conducting events or equivalent
Experience booking venues, recruiting speakers, and determining speaker speech topic content
Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Candidates applying for positions with Hyundai Kia must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor

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