Manager, Corporate Partnerships
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MANAGER, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPSPOSITION OVERVIEW The Manager, Corporate Partnerships is charged with working closely with internal colleagues across all program areas, and on partner activations for the Sundance Film Festival. In addition to several critical endemic partners who are Festival Sponsors, Institute Associates and/or Industry Alliance members, this position serves as the team lead for creating sales materials and as the main liaison to the Advancement operations team. Working closely under the direction of Assistant Director, the Manager supports Sundance Institute’s commitment to support and advance the work of independent artists in film, media, and theater through a wide array of programs. Top priorities include, but are not limited to…
Supporting the sales team with all sales operations
and creative functions:
Conducting prospect research, brands for new business
Developing proposals and pitch decks and leading the
creative development including the design and layout of pitch
documents and decks.
Supporting the activation and fulfillment of a
portfolio of assigned accounts.
Overseeing the recognition process and serving as the
main liaison between Corp and Adv Ops.
Supports the Assistant Director with financial
tracking and reconciliation with the Finance Department as
You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:
Legal authorization to work in the United
3 years of experience managing corporate partnerships
and/or sponsorships with a focus on sales and account
Must be able to communicate effectively with a broad
range of internal and external stakeholders.
Strong attention to detail and organizational
Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, and
Ability to stay calm and focused under pressure and
with multiple demands.
Strong written and verbal communication
Ability to manage complex relationships.
Support the team in meeting or exceeding the annual
shared goal of $10M - $13M,
Help the team identify and cultivate continuous
pipeline of new prospects and a renewal rate of 40%+,
Own and drive key areas of the corporate partnerships
area such as media partnerships, some Industry Alliance members,
Create improved processes and systems to further
optimize the sales process and cycle.
Over 25 paid holidays
Health, vision, and dental insurance
Paid sick, family, and medical leave
401(k) with automatic 3% employer contribution after
one year of employment
Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies
Mission driven workplace and amazing
We believe individuals can spark new ideas that entertain, push creative boundaries, and ignite empathy and understanding that can ultimately lead to social change. We not only look for these attributes in the artists we support, but the extraordinary talent that we hire to bring our mission to life. With that, we encourage individuals from diverse and historically underrepresented communities, as well as those with unique and transferable skill-sets from various industries, to apply to join the Sundance Institute community.
If you have the qualifications and feel you would enjoy and excel in this position, please prepare a cover letter and resume for your application to give us a summary of an accomplishment in a similar role and why Sundance Institute would be your employer of choice! Apply using this link: https://sundance.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d3a72a58-1fc2-3fa9-c750-6138ccdcdf29/apply?source=1633446-CS-35189