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Industry Partnership Manager

Website Hyper Island

Join Hyper Island as a Industry Partnership Manager!

Are you a seasoned relationship builder with a passion for bridging education and industry?

As the Industry Partnership Manager at Hyper Island, you will be at the critical intersection of education and industry. Your mission is to integrate real-world industry challenges and opportunities into our educational programs by fostering and managing strategic partnerships with industry experts, mentors, and future employers. You will develop strategies for peer-learning partnerships, focusing on Mentor Partners and Mentor Partnership Strategy. Additionally, you will oversee the Industry Course, including the Industrial Placement (LIA) across our programs, ensuring students are prepared for the professional world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage Mentor Partners and Mentor Partnership Strategy.

  • Own and design learning journeys for all students to prepare them for their career as well as industrial placement (LIA/Internship Course) in alignment with educational goals.

  • Create and implement sales strategies for sponsorships to meet sales targets.

  • Serve as a liaison between industry partners and Hyper Island’s educational teams.

  • Oversee the selection, engagement, and execution of industry partnerships.

    Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in education or creative industries with a focus on partnerships, relations and/or sales.

  • Excellent facilitation skills & competence in learning design that supports educational goals.

  • Proven networking abilities with substantial industry contacts.

  • Strong sales acumen with a successful track record in securing partnerships and sponsorships.

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills.

  • Proficiency in both English and Swedish.

  • Empathetic and creative

  • Thorough, with and analytical mindset

  • Curious, and proactive

  • Resilient with a strong stamina

  • A collaborative team player

Plus would be if you also have

  • Experience in working with CRM (preferably Hubspot)

  • Experience in coaching, career development and/or talent management

  • A proactive approach to exploring and integrating emerging technologies, such as generative AI, to enhance educational quality and learning design.

Form of Contract

This hybrid role offers the flexibility, while expecting regular in-person engagement at our office in Stockholm to maintain our agile work culture, emphasising essential face-to-face interactions according to the agile principles. Alongside the balance between remote work freedom and dynamic on-site collaboration, this position includes occasional travel to different campuses and industry events, and may require extended hours to meet project deadlines and operational demands, ensuring both individual flexibility and collective efficiency.

Why Join Hyper Island?

  • Be part of a globally recognized institution dedicated to transforming education through industry collaboration and experiential learning.

  • Work in a flexible, hybrid environment that balances remote freedom with dynamic on-site collaboration.

  • Shape the future of digital creative education and make a significant impact on the next generation of industry leaders.

About Hyper Island

Hyper Island is a global learning institution dedicated to equipping individuals and organisations with the skills to navigate the complexities of the digital world. Our innovative programs are designed to meet the real-world demands of the digital creative industries.

Join us and be part of shaping the future of education and industry collaboration at Hyper Island!

Website Hyper Island

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