Associate, Sponsorship Fulfillment [Contract, San Francisco]

About Sustainable Brands:

Sustainable Brands® is the premier global community of brand innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Since 2006, our mission has been to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and brand leaders to prosper for the near and long term by leading the way to a better future. Digitally published news articles and issues-focused conversation topics, internationally known conferences and regional events, a robust e-learning library and peer-to-peer membership groups all facilitate community learning and engagement throughout the year. Sustainable Brands is a division of Sustainable Life Media headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Joining our team offers you the opportunity to gain a first-hand awareness into what is happening at the forefront of innovation for sustainability. You'll meet the people who are making it happen and growing yourself and contributing to a healthy organization in the process.

The Opportunity:

We have an incredible opportunity at Sustainable Brands for a Sponsorship Fulfillment Associate. This role will be responsible for managing engagement and client fulfillment for sponsors of our flagship event, SB'18 Vancouver, as well as sponsored digital platform fulfillment. This role is based in San Francisco, CA with the rest of the Live Event & Sponsorship team. We’re looking for a high energy, highly motivated, hands-on individual with the people skills to work with our business leaders across the SB community and be part of our amazing, purpose driven team. This role is a 6-month contract position, beginning ASAP, with a possibility of becoming contract-to-hire. 

Why You'll Love Working with Us:

Our team is a diverse mix of media, sustainability and business experts. Our people are changing the business conversation and in the process are changing the world. We are a team of fun individuals passionate about the role brand and business play in creating a sustainable and regenerative future. If you are inspired by working with others whose purpose is to have a lasting impact on the world, you’ll fit in well here.

Why You:

You have the ability to operate effectively in a rapidly scaling, dynamic environment, and are able to manage multiple stakeholders and groups simultaneously. You are a team player with a strong background in customer service, event organization, and/or client-facing fulfillment work. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and diplomacy comes naturally to you. You are inspired by the idea of working with others to have a lasting impact on an organization and are looking to take on challenging problems with integrity.

 

The day-to-day details:

The Sponsorship Fulfillment Associate is responsible for managing relations with sponsors of live events and digital partners, as well as fulfilling on contract benefits for live events and digital. S/he will be the point of contact pre-event and onsite for all fulfillment needs. Working with the Senior Manager of Sponsorship Fulfillment and Executive Producer of Events to manage client expectations and engagements at onsite events. Actively researching additional value ads and creative engagement opportunities to suit client needs. Associate will also work closely with the Live Event Operations team in sourcing attendee engagement activities and supporting the build of the event mobile app and other attendee communication/engagement tools.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sponsorship fulfillment: logistics, registration, creative support, client support
  • Ability to utilize CRM platform to keep progress and communications with clients updated
  • Produce Impact Reports for appropriate sponsors
  • Assist with administrative duties such as LOA and template revisions and creation
  • Onboard, manage, and act as the point of contact for exhibitors at live events
  • Work in partnership with Live Event team: sourcing, managing (pre-event/onsite), producing event mobile app
  • Manage webinar production and client relations
  • Act as point of contact for digital partnership fulfillment - coordinating with editorial staff and managing client assets on SustainableBrands.com
  • Collect data for all digital partners via various platforms: Google DFP, Amazon AWS, Google Analytics, Meltwater

 

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications, marketing, event management, and/or hospitality
  • 2+ years relevant experience with small to midsize businesses
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is exceptionally well organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Google Suite
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, WordPress, drupal, and Photoshop desired
  • Ability to earn the trust and respect of  our staff members, partners and community
  • A team player who communicates well across the organization and views their personal success as integrally connected with the success of the team and the performance of the organization as a whole
  • Ethically driven with high personal integrity, able to maintain confidentiality 
  • Looking for a position with a high impact, purpose driven, entrepreneurially run organization

To apply:

Send your resume and a cover letter that is interesting and personal - and best describes who you are and why you are the one to fill this opportunity with the email subject "Sponsorship Fulfillment Associate" - to joinus@sustainablebrands.com.  Also, please include a URL to your LinkedIn profile and Twitter handle if applicable, as well as how you heard about the job.

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