NOFA/Mass Corporate Sponsorship Director

Build on the successful Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter (NOFA/Mass) corporate sponsorship program! The Corporate Sponsorship Director identifies, fosters, and secures relationships and partnerships with like-minded corporations, small businesses and non-profits to support NOFA/Mass programming. This person is responsible for generating a minimum of $95,000 of revenue annually by securing sponsorships, exhibitors and advertisers, and through other marketing and sales activities.

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Sells and manages:
Corporate Sponsorships;
Sponsorships for the Winter and Summer conferences;
Sponsorships for Grower Seminars;
Exhibit space for the Winter and Summer conferences and advertising for the Summer and Winter Conference Program Book;
Advertising for the online Organic Food Guide;
Advertising for the NOFA/Mass Newsletter.

Responsibilities include:
Developing collaterals for the various sponsorship activities;
Marketing the Corporate Sponsorship Program and monitoring all the aspects involved with it;
Marketing and selling all revenue producing products;
Working under the direct supervision of the Development Director and in collaboration with the Executive Director on all aspects of Corporate Marketing;
Developing new sponsorship products to stay current with trends in the market;
Employee must attend NOFA/Mass retreats and staff meetings, the winter and summer conferences, development department conference calls, and other staff responsibilities.
Employee must submit weekly staff reports to the Executive Director, participate in peer reviews of other centrally-hired NOFA/Mass staff and maintain monthly timesheets.

Qualifications include:
A strong commitment and understanding of organic farming;
A track record of successful marketing and sales;
Experience working with non-profit organizations;
Excellent leadership skills as well as proficiency in working with others as a team;
Energetic and dynamic communication and work style that inspires colleagues, sponsors, and the wider NOFA/Mass community;
Strong ability to work independently with minor supervision.

This position pays $30,000/year plus commission. Sales $95,000 - $100,000 receive 10% commission on those additional sales. $100,000 - $110,000 receives 15% commission. There is a 20% commission above $110,000. Please note that revenue is defined as that coming from sales of advertising, vending, and sponsorship dollars.

Position Details
Employee must maintain a current NOFA/Mass membership.
Employee must provide appropriate basic office equipment to facilitate working from home
Application procedure: By Thursday, December 1 send resume and three references to Julie Rawson, Executive Director, If you have questions, email or call (978) 355-2853. NOFA/Mass is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in employment and contracting practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.