Job: Sponsorship Manager, 7 Wonders in 7 Days

Job: Sponsorship Manager, 7 Wonders in 7 DaysWe are looking for a passionate, tenacious and fun loving over achiever with a successful track record in media or conference telesales to join the 7 Wonders in 7 Days project team as a Sponsorship Manager.

7 Wonders in 7 Days is Real Fresh TV’s social media powered round-the-world charity fundraising project.

Next July (on 7-7-2011), 7 travel companions, all brought together through social media (YouTube and Twitter) will embark on a never-been-done-before adventure to see the new 7 wonders of the world in 7 days.  The goal: to raise £777,000 for 7 charities.

We are now seeking a freelance sponsorship manager to co-ordinate our fundraising efforts and raise the funds needed to pay for everyone’s travel expenses during the trip.

Our fundraising target is £26,250 based on securing 28 sponsors each paying the amounts detailed on the Sponsor page on the 7 Wonders in 7 Days website.

In return our sponsors receive significant PR, promotional and brand awareness opportunities and some very innovative social media marketing on Facebook and Twitter.

Namely, we will be running social media giveaways and contests on Facebook and Twitter for our sponsors in the run up to and during the 7 Wonders in 7 Days trip.  These social media promotions provide our sponsors with a fully managed and cost-effective way to engage with and acquire new customers on Facebook and Twitter.

What We’re Looking For
The 7 Wonders in 7 Days Sponsorship Manager role would suit an experienced sponsorship manager or corporate fundraiser who has an enviable black book of contacts.  A key part of the successful candidate’s role is to get sponsors to sign our sponsorship agreement and pay what they have promised.

Role Requirements

  • Successful track record in media or conference telesales
  • Experienced in selling and closing high value deals
  • Conversant with corporate sponsorship and corporate event organisation
  • Ability to achieve a monthly fundraising target of £4375

Rewards

  • 6 month contract, work from home
  • Commission based, payment of 20% of any sponsorship raised, upon receipt of payment from sponsor
  • Potential to earn up to £5250 over 6 months

This is a freelance role, the successful candidate will be subcontracted to provide services to Real Fresh TV and will be responsible for their own PAYE, NI, pension, holiday, maternity, paternity or any other benefits required by sub-contractor. Full terms available in sub contractor contract, with 1 month cancellation clause on either side.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to fraser@7wondersin7days.com

Please provide examples of previous work, detailing sponsorship amounts raised and organisations signed up.

Successful candidates will be contacted for a telephone interview in the first instance.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 29 October

Image credit: justinbess on Flickr

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