The Harvard Innovation Labs is a unique collaboration and education space designed to foster entrepreneurship and innovation across the Harvard University community. The Harvard Innovation Labs comprise three programs:
The i-lab is available to all current students from any Harvard school who are looking to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. The i-lab provides all the physical and intellectual resources needed to develop and grow startups, including co-working space, advising, office hours with industry experts, workshops, plus venture programs and competitions.
Launch Lab X is a nine-month accelerator for 10-12 Harvard alumni ventures. Housed inside the i-lab, the program commences every September and culminates in May with the Launch Lab X track of the President’s Innovation Challenge. Applications are accepted from all over the world and open to any alum from any school.
The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a shared laboratory space for high-potential life sciences and biotech startups founded by Harvard faculty, alumni, students, and postdoctoral scholars. The 15,000-square-foot facility has 36 lab workbenches, 50 co-working spaces, and conference rooms.
What’s the role and why is it important?
The Strategic Marketing Manager plays a key role on the Marketing Team at the Harvard Innovation Labs. You will be the driver of quarterly marketing plans and oversee the i-labs marketing campaigns and outreach efforts. The Strategic Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing marketing plans that help us achieve our larger organization-wide strategic initiatives. Additionally, you will directly manage the Digital Marketing Coordinator – helping plan the digital strategy, content calendars and distribution processes across all marketing channels.
The Strategic Marketing Manager’s #1 goal is to develop insights and strategies that connects the Harvard Innovation Labs with our customers in emotional, creative, compelling ways. Your mission is to guide our customers to engage with us digitally and physically to give them an understanding of what the i-lab is about – and how we can help them create a better world.
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We are an innovation ecosystem that exists to support Harvard students and select alumni in their quest to explore the world of game-changing entrepreneurship.
We unleash the innovative power of individuals through a network of highly-curated advisors and mentors, peer collaboration and interaction, and comprehensive resource and programming support.
We believe that while knowledge is the engine of innovation, connection and collaboration are the fuel. We believe that when you bring together the right mix of people, with shared intentions and similar values, remarkable things happen. We believe in providing all the necessary supports for innovation, including physical safety, transparency, empathy, compassion, connection and the opportunity for creative collision. We believe in unlocking unrealized value that can have a deep impact on markets, on the world, and on the individuals who walk through these doors.