The Sponsorship Coordinator will support all events at SME with a focus on engaging and nurturing companies to support SME through the purchase of sponsorship opportunities.
The Sponsorship Coordinator will implement sales and marketing strategies to meet SME sponsorship sales goals. Develop and manage all aspects of the relationship with the sponsor including the fulfillment of sponsor benefits. Assist the Meetings Team in the execution of event related tasks necessary to best serve sponsors.
Develop sponsorship sales plan.
Develop marketing materials to support sales effort.
Match SME sponsorship opportunities to customer requirements, and needs.
Manage client relationships.
Invoice, collect and process sponsorship payments.
Track revenue received.
Fulfill sales promises to sponsors.
Thank and recognize sponsors.
Serve on teams associated with advertising, exhibits and sponsorships sales to ensure a coordinated effort.
Assist with event execution.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Two to four years’ in association or sponsorship.
Minimum two years’ experience interpreting sales performance.`
Strong negotiation and clear communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to sell and market to corporations and members of the Society.
Ability to thrive and work effectively as part of a small team in a fast-paced and rapidly growing program, in addition to remaining self-motivated and goal-oriented.
Excellent computer skills, specifically MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and donor management software.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem-solve, and multi-task.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Demonstrate prospect research experience.
Ability to build rapport with donors, volunteers, and the public with diplomacy, discretion, and customer-service orientation.
Essential to have intellectual curiosity and a strong interest in the SME’s mission.
The above qualifications and requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position.
All applications must contain a cover letter expressing why the candidate is interested in this particular position which includes how his/her experience is relative to the duties outlined in the positions, salary requirements and a resume. Applications must be sent as one electronic document to email@example.com. No relocation expenses provided.
A staff of 50 enjoys benefits including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a generous 401-K plan. For more information about SME, please visit our website: www.smenet.org
Additional Salary Information: A staff of 50 enjoys benefits including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a generous 401-K plan. For more information about SME, please visit our website: www.smenet.org
Interested Candidates: Please send a cover letter, a resume, and your salary requirements (a must) to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) is the premier professional society for the worldwide mining and minerals community with 15,000 members. Located in Englewood, Colorado, SME is the world’s leading provider of mineral industry techn...ical information and networking opportunities through meetings, conferences and exhibits, and the publishing of books and magazines for the industry. A staff of 48 enjoys benefits including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a generous 401-K plan.