Position Responsibilities: The Director of Corporate Sponsorships will be primarily responsible for identifying corporate sponsorship prospects, engaging these prospects directly including the negotiation and solicitation of funds, documenting the negotiated terms and obtaining signed sponsorship agreements. This person will have the authority to negotiate binding sponsorship agreements for the athletic department, within university legal and athletic department guidelines. The Director will have a defined sponsorship revenue goal established each year with accountability of results part of their yearly performance evaluation. Additional responsibilities of this position will include: 1. Fulfillment of sponsorship agreements 2. Invoicing and collecting revenue generated from sponsorship agreements 3. Creating new and creative sponsorship inventory/packages 4. May supervise hourly workers 5. Other duties as assigned The Director of Corporate Sponsorships will report directly to the Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least one (1) year of full-time athletic sponsorship sales experience preferred
Internal Number: 005331
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