Director, Sponsorships and Events

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 21, 2013
Closes
Mar 23, 2013
Contact
Tina Gerraughty
Category
Marketing, Other
Duration
Full Time
Reporting to the Executive Director the Director of Sponsorships and Events will have primary responsibility to maintain and grow Citymeals sponsor network and special events including:

•Overall event management
-Oversee event staff to ensure the coordination of all logistics and donor
communications
-Work with Board, event chairs to develop themes, identify key event participants, and
maximize fundraising
-Supervise invitee list development and management, venue/event site and
management of relationships with site contacts,
-Oversee development of printed materials and other communications regarding
events.
-Create and adhere to budgets

•Develop and grow sponsorships
-Sustain and enhance relationships with current sponsors
-Solicit and secure new sponsors
-Maintain and manage sponsor relationships
-Work with sponsors to maximize their participation at annual events and develop
new opportunities for exposure and fundraising within the partnerships

•Develop partner events
-Research opportunities for outside events to benefit Citymeals
-Work with board members and others to identify and/or develop concepts for
partner productions
-Generate additional funds, reach potential new donors

•Donor and Board relations
-Keep board members and event chairs active and engaged
-Oversee and maintain contact with Special Event donors to ensure they are being
properly acknowledged and cultivated

SKILLS
Ideal Candidate will have:
-A minimum of 7 years of event and/or sponsor solicitation experience
-Experience in a non-profit organization not mandatory but a plus
-Independent, highly organized and detail-oriented
-Self-starter who has a record of success
-An energetic, hard-working and enthusiastic team player
-Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
-A creative and innovative thinker
-Strong communication, management and leadership skills
-Background in sales a plus
-New York City foodie scene is a plus

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree or Masters in related field


No phone calls please.

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