SPONSORSHIP & EVENTS MANAGER

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  • Job Category:

    Sales & Marketing
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    30063067

Description

Are you looking for a part-time opportunity that will build on your skills?  We are looking for a Sponsorship & Event manager to work 5-10 hours a week to start with increased hours leading up to the events. This position is a one year contract position in Calgary. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Sponsorship & Event Manager is responsible for developing, managing and executing a strategic plan to support a leading Calgary event.  If this sounds like something you would be interested in please apply today!

Job Description
  • Identify and build relationships with key existing clients, sponsors and prospects for partnerships
  • Provide the highest level of service through constant communication and follow up with prospects and current clients
  • Generate ideas for new sponsorship opportunities including but not limited to on-site activations, partner promotions, events, website and media features, signage, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of marketing material
  • Implement and execute new strategies that increase client retention
  • Plan and execute daily and weekly sales activity including generating new business relationships, responding to corporate inquires, outbound calls, face to face appointments, prospecting, attending networking events, etc.
  • Assist with the post-sale process to include: wrap up reports, partnership reviews, invoicing, client relations, etc.
  • Oversee and facilitate all aspects of event planning including venue selection, vendor management, event registration, volunteer management, onsite staffing and post event reporting.
  • Manage budget effectively and monitor spend throughout the year
  • Manage and oversee the ticket distribution process
  • Maintain a weekly ticket sales report and develop strategies to increase online and group ticket sales

Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or another relevant field
  • Two+ years’ experience of sales, event management, sponsorship or marketing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with good general computer literacy
  • Proven ability to close sales and meet or exceed sales targets
  • Determination to support the team and go above and beyond what is expected
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills
  • High degree of accountability
  • Ability to multi-task competing priorities while remaining flexible and calm under pressure
  • Self-starter who can work independently with the ability to establish strong working relationships
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