Employment Opportunities

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Page updated September 25, 2018

Manager - Corporate Sponsorship

Theatre Calgary is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, connected, resourceful team player who thrives in a fast-paced, hands-on, creative environment to be its Manager – Corporate Sponsorship.

Key Responsibilities

Contribute to TC’s annual revenue goals by securing sponsorship support from corporations and foundations by developing and executing a sponsorship sales plan including full inventory of Theatre Calgary assets and valuation; 

  • Build and manage a portfolio of 50-100 prospects and sponsors 
  • Strategically and creatively establish activation platforms for potential and existing corporate partners that drive the business of both the theatre and client. 
  • Develop high value sponsorship collateral; proposals, gift agreements and sponsor communication materials, and ensure highest standard of management of sponsor communications 
  • Solicit sponsorship for Theatre Calgary productions, programs and events through customised proposals and face-to-face meetings 
  • Develop robust, best in class sponsorship partnership experiences within Theatre Calgary that position Theatre Calgary as the premier partner for investors  
  • Develop and maintain relationship management strategies for your portfolio  
  • Manage the sponsorship benefit fulfilment process for your portfolio 
  • Work in collaboration with the team to develop annual work plans and budgets to ensure that the team meets its annual target 
  • Work with other members of the team to ensure maintenance of Tessitura database 

Experience and skills 

  • Post-secondary education 
  • Minimum of five years relevant sales experience in the sponsorship or entertainment fields 
  • Proven track record of meeting and/or exceed revenue target goals of more than $500,000 per year 
  • Experience in developing high value propositions that meet or exceed partner expectations. 
  • Outstanding communication skills are essential for interactions with clients, operational leaders and other senior executives. 
  • Demonstrated professional sales presentation skills 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written 

Please submit your application by emailing your cover letter and résumé to Victoria Tharakan