The Mississippi Valley Running Association is actively searching for an outgoing and energetic individual to join our board to conduct sponsorship and promotional activities.
The individual will work alongside other board members with the specific responsibility of conducting all sponsorship and promotion activities that will contribute to the overall objectives, goals and mission of the MVRA.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Sponsor prospecting to develop and manage new sponsorship initiatives. This is done by following up on referrals and researching avenues for new opportunities.
Develop appropriate sponsorship proposals.
Maintain existing sponsorship relationships.
Seek in-kind support from different corporations and organizations.
Develop appropriate correspondence such as proposals, thank you letters and sponsorship results information.
Research, apply and write to obtain available grant opportunities.
Ensure races are posted on area and regional running/active websites and social media accounts
Promotion of races through local media.
Experience in securing sponsorships.
Demonstrate experience developing relationships with key decision makers.
Understanding of conventional and digital media platforms.
Grant writing not required but a plus.
Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management.
The ability to work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team.
Excited by challenges and motivated to find solutions that work for all parties.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
If you are interested, email Rob Harbin at firstname.lastname@example.org.