Director of Corporate Relations

Director of Corporate Relations


Director of Corporate
The Director of Corporate role is an integrative role who will be working closely with the various portfolios amongst the Laurier Women Investment Society team. The purpose of this role is to maintain and acquire new relationships with alumni and sponsorships in relevant fields. The Director of Corporate Relations will aim to work with the VPs in developing and improving the image and reputation of the club.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Maintain excellent relationships with existing sponsorships and alumni and expand relationships where possible.
Collaborate with the Events portfolio and reach out to other Wilfred Laurier clubs to plan and execute future partnered events.
Maintains industry contacts and history of sponsorship relationships.
Secure new sponsorship underwriting by identifying prospects, researching, approaching, and soliciting to secure support.

Ideal candidate will possess:

Strong communication skills (oral and written).
Ability to work collaboratively with their team and various internal LWIS executives.
Ability to develop good business relationships with sponsors, alumni and stakeholders.
General business acumen and professionalism is crucial.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment.
Experience in sales or a similar position is considered an asset.

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