Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island need an Event and Sponsorship Coordinator

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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.

Job Description

Position: Event & Sponsorship Coordinator

Location: West Island

Start date: January 9th, 2017

Position summary:

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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)

 Oversee interns/volunteers

 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.corso@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca.

Applications must be received by 5pm December 14th, 2016.

While we appreciate interest in this position, only those offered an interview will be contacted.

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