Sponsorship/Fundraising Coordinator

Sports Leaders Institute of Zambia

The Sponsorship/Fundraising will be required to attract sponsors and conduct various types of fundraising activities. The position requires a tenacious attitude combined with a level-headed approach. While in this role, the Sponsorship/Fundraising Coordinator must have a strong corporate network  and understand the community as well as sponsorship opportunities that are suitable for the Event.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Possess strong written and verbal communication skills along with a strong, persuasive personality
Need to be professional, friendly, organized, energetic, and determined
Engaging and encouraging, so current corporate friends will introduce you to potential sponsors in their network
Ability to develop relationships and build a rapport quickly
Strong customer focus, so can support existing sponsors while developing other revenue streams
In-depth understanding of what the event has to offer sponsors
High level of attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

To successfully undertake the role of Sponsorship/Fundraising Coordinator, it requires the person to:

DUTIES

Review and if required develop sponsorship categories which seek to grow and expand the sponsorship base of the company
Review and note any grant or sponsorship application dates to allow plenty of time to complete the applications
Provide the committee with the recommendations for all sponsorship types and fees for the upcoming year, which can be turned into a plan.
Work with the Club Treasurer and Board/Committee to accurately set sponsorship sales targets which will be reflected in the company’s budget
Liaise with the President and Board/Committee to ensure sponsorship fees reflect the current expectations of sponsors
Create the sponsorship marketing information which can be provided to event participants so they can sell sponsorships to their network of family and friends
Update the club website to reflect current sponsorship information
Have social media posts created that promote and sell the club sponsorship
Be the primary point of contact for all sponsorship inquiries
Assist with the collection of sponsorship applications and fees
Provide details of sponsorship applications to the secretary for maintenance in company’s databases
Present proposals to interested parties
Ensure that all commitments are provided according to the terms of the respective sponsorship agreements
Arrange all necessary permits, registrations, and approvals for fundraising activities as required.

To apply for this job email your details to info@slizambia.com


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