Director - Corporate Partnerships & Donor Relations
University of Massachusetts Lowell
The Director for Corporate Partnerships and Athletic Donor Relations will work closely with the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Corporate Partnership and Donor Relations to develop and implement strategies, events and programs to engage and recruit companies to advertise and promote their product and service through UMass Lowell Athletics.
Essential Job Duties:
oResponsible for servicing existing athletic corporate partnerships to ensure their contracts are being implemented and executed
oWrite and present proposals to decision makers within organizations
oWork with various departments in athletics to ensure all components of contracts are being fulfilled (marketing, ticketing, communications, in game promotion staff, video department)
oRun annual cultivation events for corporate partners to assist with the acquisition and retention process
oDevelop annual re-cap decks to review with corporate partners
oWork with other departments on campus to identify other sponsorship opportunities (Homecoming, Freshman Orientation, Convocation)
oCreate additional outreach to grow corporate partner portfolio via outbound phone calls, email marketing, business-to-business partnerships, face-to-face presentations, social media campaigns and community events
oAttend all home hockey and basketball games as way to cultivate and prospect new corporate accounts
Athletic Donor Relations:
oWork with Senior Associate Athletic Director to maintain and increase athletic donor base as well as donor dollars
oWork with Assistant Director of Athletic Events and Donor Engagement to identify list of athletic donors and prospects to cultivate and solicit each year
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.