Sponsorship Assistant - Summer Student

The Westerner Exposition Association

Sponsorship Assistant - Summer Student

Employer
The Westerner Exposition Association
Description of Position / skills Required
SUMMER STUDENT—8 WEEKS, 35 HOURS PER WEEK
 
Westerner Park is Western Canada’s Event Centre…Your Home for Celebration! We provide premier facilities and service for agriculture and trade, sports and entertainment, conferences and meetings.  We are community and team focused and continually growing.  
 
The Sponsorship Assistant is a vital member of the Westerner Park Business Development Team.  Under the direction of the Business Development Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in driving sustainable financial growth through increased sponsorship and sales along with forging strong relationships with clients. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Under the direction of the Business Development Manager, the Sponsorship Assistant is responsible for:
  • Updating sponsor presentations and documents as required.
  • Assisting with the development of presentation materials and/or reports as required for each project.
  • Collecting, preparing and assembling sponsor collateral for event.
  • Developing prospect lists of potential sponsors for the Events. This includes web research.
  • Inputting information into a database to help track the fulfillment for each sponsorship
  • Setting timelines from initial sponsor confirmation to the final event. 
  • Following up with information on the Event as required.
  • Receiving and responding to sponsorship enquiries as required.
  • Preparing contracts and proposals as applicable.
  • Updating sponsor status charts.
  • Maintain an organized filing system of all projects assigned to you.
  • Other duties assigned.
 
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES
  • Provide administrative assistance and support to the Business Development Manager.
  • The candidate for this position requires excellent written and oral communications skills with a demonstrated expertise in front-line service. The candidate will be a confident self-starter, a multitasker, must be able to work independently and exercise great time management skills. Bring a positive attitude to the work environment.
 
Certifications / Qualifications / Education
  • Currently enrolled in an Event or Marketing Communication Program or a related field program
  • Eligibility for Canada Summer Jobs Program 
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to multi-task on various projects at one time
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with a “can do” attitude and the ability to be a strong team player.
 
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and Personnel may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
 
Important Message: We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. This position will remain posted until successful applicants are found.
 

 

Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Canada
Nature of Work
Contract, Full Time
Category
Office / Business Administration, Sales and Service, Other
Wage
$17.00/hour
How to Apply

Please email your Cover Letter and Resume to Human Resources at HR@westernerpark.ca. Please include your full name and the position you are applying for in the subject line