Sponsorship Coordinator
Job Details
Experienced
Walton Arts Center - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time - hourly
Btw Fayetteville & Rogers AR, as needed
Development & Fundraising
Description

About Us

At Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our audiences in Northwest Arkansas, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

Our organizations’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our values: Relevance; Inclusivity; Sustainability; Excellence. Diversity is a commitment at Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP.  We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

 

Position Overview

As part of the Corporate Sponsorship team in Walton Arts Center’s Development department, the Sponsorship Coordinator provides administrative and project support to increase organizational contributed revenue.  

 

Principal Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Assist Corporate Sponsorship team in meeting goals for contributed revenue, including but not limited to prospect research, gift processing, contract fulfillment, recognition, booking sponsor tickets and stewardship
  • Coordinate in-kind sponsorship program, including collaboration with internal stakeholders and communication with sponsors
  • Develop and maintain relationships with current and prospective funders and sponsors, as well as professional working relationships with teammates and staff members from other departments
  • Maintain funder and sponsor information in Tessitura, WAC’s ticketing, and donor database
  • Participate in team strategy development, goalsetting, and budgeting
  • Perform duties as assigned for special fundraising events
  • Provide administrative support for the Development team, as required
  • Represent Walton Arts Center / Walmart AMP at both on and off-site events, as requested
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

The work environment as well as the intellectual, social, and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education, Experience, Training, Traits

  • Combination of relevant education and/or professional experience, with education/experience in fundraising, communication, customer service or other related fields; nonprofit experience is not required but a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with relationship management software or database management a plus
  • Interest in and ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including funders, sponsors, and donors
  • Strong analytical skills and/or strong interest in data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Detail- and process-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to handle personal and sensitive information confidentially
  • An on-going desire to learn and improve
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with others to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Must be able to work extended, evening, and weekend hours in WAC and AMP donor/sponsor lounges and for special events as required
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

 

Physical

  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Must be able to endure sitting or standing for extended periods of time
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