02 - Sponsorship Coordinator
Sponsorship is integral to a successful event as we need adequate funding for the venue, prototyping equipment, food and refreshments, swag, and much more. Additionally, this role will be critical for communication between Hatching Health and our academic/ community partners and sponsors. You will have the opportunity to network with the bigwigs - the ones who make funding decisions. If you have experience or would like to gain experience making sponsorship pitches, fundraising, and creating professional partnerships, this would be the position for you.
Work closely with the Co-Directors to establish and maintain longitudinal relationships with major sponsors and academic/ community partners
Organize all sponsorships for funding, food, prototyping equipment, and services, maintaining professional communication with all external organizations and persons
Seek and pitch to new potential sponsors and partners to grow our network
Act as the main representative to sponsor representatives during The Great Hatch
Work with the Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer to ensure our sponsors receive all the sponsorship benefits owed to them
Bi-weekly team meeting (2hr)
Up to an additional 3-4 hours weekly - this will increase closer to the event date.
Desired Experience and Traits
Experience in a previous sponsorship and/or fundraising role
Comfortable cold calling and pitching to businesses/ academic/ community organizations to establish professional relationships
Strong organization and communication skills
Works well in a team setting and is reliable, proactive, professional
Motivated to deliver the best event possible!
Gain experience fundraising for a large-scale event
Hone communication skills in a professional setting with external organizations and persons
Expand your personal and professional networks with multidisciplinary connections
Learn about the current medical innovation field in Vancouver and British Columbia
Work as part of a diverse team of event organizers
Opportunity to continue with Hatching Health at an organizational level in future years