Partnerships Coordinator | Times Square Alliance

Core responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Development & Partnerships department in achieving annual fundraising goals for the Alliance’s annual signature events and Times Square Arts’ public art program.
  • Developing support materials and sponsorship decks to communicate upcoming programs and events.
  • Researching and identifying new potential sponsors for all of the Alliance’s programs, annual events and public art program; assisting in cultivation and stewardship efforts.
  • Creating and managing grants calendar for public art, ensuring that all deadlines are met; creating accurate narrative and financial reports on grant expenditures.
  • Writing and editing persuasive sponsorship requests and grant proposals; developing program budgets.
  • Coordinating partnerships and activations, including contracts, letters of agreement, acknowledgment letters, and sponsor inclusion on marketing collateral.
  • Assisting with on-site activations and fulfillment of sponsorship deliverables for signature events throughout the year.
  • Maintaining current records in database (Salesforce) and in paper files of sponsorship requests and reports; maintaining accurate sponsor contact information and VIP lists.
  • Attending programs and events as required, including some evening and weekend hours as dictated by events and workflow.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, and ability to clearly articulate both Alliance and partner needs.
  • Experience in communicating with a wide range of stakeholders, including employees across all levels and departments; foundation, philanthropic and government grant makers; corporate officers; and agency executives.
  • One to three years of full-time sponsorship, development and/or grant writing experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  • Focused yet flexible demeanor in a demanding work environment and ability to prioritize deadlines and assignments effectively.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an eye for detail.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

The Times Square Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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