Job Description:

Job Title: Sponsorship & Events Coordinator 


Classification: Regular, full time, non-exempt (hourly) 


Compensation: Commensurate with experience, includes a competitive benefit package 



Relationship: This position reports directly to the Corporate Underwriting Director from whom overall work direction is received. Assignments may also be received from Event Manager, Membership & Major Gift Directors, and Account Executives. 



Description: This position is responsible for management of all research resources for the Underwriting team, while providing strategic insights and guidance to staff regarding any and all research-related activities. Duties include managing the creation and distribution of sales materials; creating presentations, proposals and schedules for sales team; conducting sponsorship and rates analysis and identifying prospects. 

Essential Functions:   

  • Support sponsorship team with research, creation of sales materials and sponsorship fulfillment 

  • Manage non-broadcast inventory, Google DFP and provide digital design support 

  • Assist Event Manager with station events & donor engagement opportunities  


The above responsibilities will be achieved through: 


Sponsorship / Underwriting:  

  • Works with Corporate Underwriting Director to create multi-platform packages, industry and audience profiles, sales tools and marketing materials to facilitate the sales process. 

  • Supports Account Executives with customized proposals audience profiles, media kit and other sales tools and marketing materials to facilitate the sales process 

  • Audience data expert (quantitative & qualitative) to assist with sales opportunities.  

  • Provide relevant audience data to departments, including Membership, MG, Marketing, etc.  

  • Manages fulfillment for production packages that include multiple sponsors and station events – including logos, deliverables and creating post-event proof of performance 

  • Manages magazine, e-news and digital inventory, including scheduling ads and pulling reports for clients  



  • Assists with Trivia Night Fundraiser, Listen Up Events, including communication logistics, marketing and on-site support and follow-up 

  • Take the lead on smaller station / engagement events 

  • Manage RSVPs for engagement events  



  • Assist with some marketing functions in development, including the creation of invitations, managing contests, updating development department web content and marketing campaigns to promote development initiatives  

  • Manages in-kind documentation for reporting 

  • Assists with ticket fulfillment for membership and coordinates details for Meet & Greet opportunities  

  • Serves as a backup for Corporate Development Office Manager duties, including contracts, traffic.  

  • Other duties, as assigned 






  • Working knowledge and proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 

  • Demonstrated self-starter who can meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments, prioritize and track multiple projects at various levels of completion 

  • Flexible, organized, and unflappable, with ability to multi-task and prioritize requests from a variety of people, such as prospects, clients, staff and senior management.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, non-profit or similar/related field, preferred 

  • Knowledge & passion for public media  

  • High energy and passion for WFYI Public Media mission and core values of:  Operating with unquestionable integrity; collaborating with each other and with community partners; respecting everyone; serving with humility; embracing change; delivering excellence every day. 

Job Location: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Job Category: 
Monday, September 30, 2019
Job Type: 
Full time
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(317) 614-0441