The Sponsorship  Coordinator Opportunity:

TEDxYouth@Toronto is looking for the perfect elevator pitch and we want your help! We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced fundraising coordinators to help raise sponsorship dollars for our annual event.

You will own the relationship with your corporate partners and be accountable for contributing to our fundraising goal. You will have the opportunity to help potential donors understand the value of supporting TEDxYouth@Toronto. Your successful efforts are vital to ensuring the success of TEDxYouth@Toronto 2018.

About the gig:

  • Procure financial and in-kind sponsorship to meet the 2018 fundraising goals

  • Research, develop a tailored pitch for, and strategically target potential sponsors

  • attend regular sponsorship meetings to provide updates on fundraising progress and share best practises with the Sponsorship Team

  • Contribute to the maintenance of the Master Sponsorship Contact Database

  • Build on, and update, existing sponsorship material in collaboration with the Design Team

  • Maintain relationships with current and past sponsors, including post-event follow-up and retention

  • Work with sponsors to clarify and manage event day expectations, responsibilities, and logistics

You’re Perfect Because You...

  • are comfortable with networking and cold calling

  • possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

  • can creatively develop customized, innovative benefits as part of sponsorship pitches

  • have previous professional sales or fundraising skills

  • are passionate about community development and youth leadership

  • never take take no for an answer!