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Do you have experience in building meaningful relationships that result in partnership and sponsorship opportunities? Do you consider yourself a “people person” and want to work with like-minded colleagues? ventureLAB is seeking a results-oriented, collaborative individual to join its team as Director of Sponsorships and Partnerships! The successful candidate is a confident, resourceful and self-initiating team player, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, where each individual contributor is expected to drive projects forward, while also working collaboratively to achieve shared goals.
Reporting to the Vice President, Partnerships, this role is responsible for the development and end-to-end delivery of a robust private sector, industry pipeline and revenue stream.
Working closely with the Vice President, Partnerships, the Director will contribute to setting the strategy and direction for the Partnerships department, and lead the implementation of strategies and plans that drive major revenue growth and secure industry partners, targeting hardware, software, health, and finance sectors.
The successful candidate will possess a strong fundraising and business development mentality, and have the capability to switch seamlessly between strategic thinking, proposal development, presentations, and tactical work. They will also be a strong communicator, strategic thinker, be able to demonstrate a high degree of drive, focus and purpose, and be able to convert strategic goals into multi-year, revenue-generating sponsorship opportunities and programs. The successful candidate requires a demonstrated ability to collaboratively build relationships, both internally and externally, manage complex projects and competing priorities, as well as track, report and optimize the performance of partnerships, sponsorships and partner programs.
The Director will be expected to manage work independently, with the ability to deliver agreed targets in a timely manner. The role will work both collaboratively and cross-functionally with internal teams to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of contracted industry partner/sponsor engagements and programs.
Compensation: $80,000 – $85,000 per annum with comprehensive benefits and vacation package.
How to Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “Director, Partnerships and Sponsorships – Job ID 201905” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the posting will remain open until filled.
ventureLAB is a not-for-profit leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second-largest tech cluster. Through its programs focused on capital, talent, technology, and customers, ventureLAB has supported over 2,000 tech companies and entrepreneurs, including 100 companies that have raised over $100 million and created 3,500 jobs. ventureLAB’s innovation hub is a 50,000 square foot facility that is home to over 45 tech companies and partners that employ over 300 people. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada.