Account Manager, Design & Manufacturing Education, UK
Job Description - Account Manager, Design & Manufacturing Education, UK (19WD34172)Job Description Account Manager, Design & Manufacturing Education, UK 19WD34172 Europe, Middle East and Africa-United Kingdom-England-Birmingham Account Manager, Design & Manufacturing Education, UKLocation: Farnborough or Birmingham, UK Job ID: 19WD34172Position OverviewAre you enthused by manufacturing industry trends and the 'Future of Making Things'? Do you want to enable educators and students to teach and learn the newest tools around cloud-based design and collaboration, additive manufacturing and generative design? If so, we want to hear from you. This role is responsible for driving awareness and adoption of our newest Autodesk technologies at Universities throughout UK. You will develop effective working relationships with Deans, Department Chairs, Professors and administrators within the education sector, but also with student organisations and teams in order to build networks and communities, making our solutions visual and increasing the adoption into the curriculum without the hard sell. ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate ability to earn customer respect as a trusted advisor and thought leaderSupport overall Education team efforts in the development and delivery of special events, training and on-campus activitiesRecruit and support student representatives at assigned education institutionsWork with product development divisions to understand technical trends, thought leadership messaging and ongoing product updatesInitiate and maintain collaborative relationships with key education partners and professional organizationsLeverage team technical expertise in appropriate software workflowProvide monthly metric reports on progress toward goalsMinimum Qualifications BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Design. MS, PhD or MBA helpful Exposure to Higher Education - Adjunct Professor would be idealKnowledge of 3D Design software: Autodesk Fusion 360 and/or Inventor, SolidWorks or other competitive products - ideally from commercial/sales experienceProven ability to develop strategic relationships with education customers and industry partnersConfident at presenting and discussing industry workflows and practices as well as their application in the academic environmentProven ability to influence others and drive results in a matrix organizationAbility to build rapport with a wide variety of internal and external constituentsAbility to use multiple presentation tools and techniques, adapting/fitting them to audience and topicOutstanding communication skills, including the ability to explain issues in a clear, concise, and logical mannerCapacity to work independently and as part of a geographically distributed groupAbility to travel 40% of time to educational institutions, conferences and other education-related eventsAbout AutodeskWith Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world. At Autodesk, we are committed to diversity and inclusion and urge all interested applicants, including members of communities currently underrepresented in technology to apply. Program & Project ManagementAt Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.To all recruitment agencies: Autodesk does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Autodesk will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Autodesk, Inc.