Job Opportunity

Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator

Job Title: Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development

Summary of Position:

The Corporate Sponsorship Manager is a Coordinator of the Development Department at Montclair Film (MF), which exists to engage, educate, and entertain through the power of film and visual storytelling. The Corporate Sponsorship Manager will support the Development Department’s fundraising efforts with a focus on corporate giving, specifically attracting support for the annual Montclair Film Festival and branded year-round education and film programs. The position involves building and cultivating sponsors for the organization, managing these relationships throughout the year, and working in conjunction with Development staff and other departments to create the best customized strategy for each company given their own philanthropic mission.

Principle Duties:

  • Work collaboratively with Director of Development
    • to identify, solicit and secure corporate sponsors and in-kind donations for Montclair Film Festival, branded programs, and special events
    • to develop and implement a strategy for attaining fundraising revenue goals
  • Develop a pipeline of new prospects through outbound solicitations; field, assess, and evaluate incoming calls and email inquiries; and secure corporate partners to achieve and maintain annual revenue goals of Development Department
  • Assist in development of solicitations and materials that includes writing letters of inquiry, sponsor proposals, and presentation materials
  • Maintain corporate development files, contact lists, and records of existing and previous sponsors
  • Manage pre-meeting activity, including pitch, presentations, and proposals
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Understand, appreciate, and have passion for the mission of Montclair Film
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in related field, arts, humanities, social sciences, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3-year proven track record in corporate and/or event sponsorship
  • Strong negotiation and clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude in all interactions
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, problem-solve, and multi-task
  • Ability to work equally well independently and as part of team
  • Working computer software knowledge and use, primarily in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Salesforce Platform and/or Patron Manager, or aptitude for database management
  • Requires occasional evening and weekend hours for events
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Position Classification:

  • Part-time: 24 hours week
  • Salary: commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:

  • October 15, 2017

Start Date:

  • November 15, 2017

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience to