Volunteer Sponsorship Coordinator - Canadian Gymnaestrada (Richmond, BC)

22 décembre 2017

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Gymnastics Canada will be hosting the 2018 Canadian Gymnaeatrada in beautiful Richmond, BC from June 28th to July 1st 2018 and is looking for energetic and passionate volunteers to join the organizing committee for this great event. As part of this team, you will be creating and delivering a fun and inclusive event! The Canadian Gymnaestrada is a national celebration of gymnastics and movement where participants from across the country come together for four exciting days of indoor and city performances, workshops, and festivities. Participants share in the fun and excitement through group performances inspired by a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional gymnastics disciplines.  The Canadian Gymnaestrada is truly an event for all ages, with participants ranging from 9 to 90 years old.




Job Description
The Sponsorship Coordinator is responsible for approaching and maintaining relations with sponsors for the Canadian Gymnaestrada.  The Sponsorship Coordinator will work with Gymnastics Canada’s Business Development Lead in this capacity.  This  includes  work  such  as  maintaining  and  promoting  the  Sponsorship  Package,  searching  for  new  potential  sponsors,  and  providing stewardship to sponsors leading up to and during the event.

The Sponsorship Coordinator will be able to work from home in the months leading up to the event and will be required to attend monthly organizing committee conference calls. During the event the Coordinator will be present at each of the three venues as needed in the execution of the role.

Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Reports to: Karl Balisch, Business Development Lead (Director of Corporate Services and Development for Gymnastics Canada)

Time Commitment
The position will start in January 2018. The time commitment will vary as needed with some periods of greater involvement in the first three months as sponsors are sought with more involvement for the days leading up to and during the event. The Sponsorship Coordinator will be at the event from June 27th to July 1st, 2018.


How to apply
Please email your resume and a short letter of introduction describing your previous experience, motivations and qualifications to Mariève Reid (, Event Director, with “Sponsorship Coordinator application” as the subject line. 

Application deadline: January 12th, 2018 by 5:00pm EST.

*French poster available upon request.