Event and Sponsorship Coordinator
Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides life-changing relationships to children through quality mentoring programs that inspire them to reach their full potential. As a self-funded NGO, we organize fundraisers throughout the year as well as other community based events.
Position: Event & Sponsorship Coordinator
Location: West Island
Start date: January 9th, 2017
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Event and Sponsorship Coordinator is responsible
for planning and executing all fundraising and special events. They will develop, promote
and sell sponsorship/advertising packages. They will also oversee social media activities
for the organization.
Organize all fundraising events
Develop and monitor critical path for each fundraiser to ensure optimal ROI
Create and update a budget for each event
Coordinate events on-site
Create and maintain close relationships with volunteers, as well as coordinate them for each event
Negotiate contracts with suppliers and buyers
Assist in increasing donor base and event sponsorships, as well as gifts for agency events
Provide post-event evaluation
Responsible for media relations in collaboration with ED
Start and manage donor database (data entry and maintenance)
Manage Social Media (fb, twitter, google +, youtube, LinkedIn, blog)
Strategize for future events with Executive Director
All other related duties
Qualifications and Skills:
Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and able to multi-task
Solid leadership attributes in: problem solving, innovative thinking, critical analysis, judgement and diplomacy
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while exhibiting a high degree of initiative and judgement
Excellent written and verbal communications (French and English)
Available to work evenings and weekends during events
At least 2 years of professional experience related to the duties and skills listed above
Certification in event management, fundraising management or other related field is an asset
Knowledge about the not-for-profit sector is preferred
Must have a car (mileage accrued paid by Agency)
Interested candidates must submit a copy of their CV and cover letter to Francesca.email@example.com.
Applications must be received by 5pm December 14th, 2016.
While we appreciate interest in this position, only those offered an interview will be contacted.