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UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival Sponsorship Director Position

UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival Sponsorship Director Position
Position: Approximately 10 hours a month, about 15-20 hours in the months before the festival and
attendance during the entire Festival weekend (or via other board proxy)
Objective: To manage, secure, develop, create, grow and maintain sponsorships; goal determined
through a collaborative process with the Executive committee. Solicit sponsorship deals and maximize
sponsorship revenue.

  • Develop and implement overall sponsorship program for cash and in-kind donations

  • Track and maintain contact with all returning and prospective sponsorship leads

  • Form Sponsorship subcommittee to assist with completion of task

  • Ensure all sponsors receive appropriate mention as per sponsorship package – name or logo recognition on website and in Festival program,

  • Ensure all thank you letters are delivered to sponsors by Festival Manager

  • Work with marketing director to put together a sponsorship package

Festival Weekend:

  • Coordinate drop off and pick up (post-festival) of all sponsor logos to be displayed on Festival stage as per sponsorship agreement

  • Ensure title sponsor tent (Sun Life Financial) set up before title sponsor arrival

  • Attend backstage VIP area and greet all sponsors to ensure the overall experience is exceptional

  • Ensure there is a sponsorship representative on site during the operating times of the Festival

• Logistical skills
• Customer Service
• Excellent communications skills (written & verbal)
• Highly organized and good plan management skills
• Flexible
• Experience or knowledge with identifying, cultivating, and developing sponsorship leads and
prospects an asset

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