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Festival Associate Manager, Corporate Advancement (Seasonal role)

Location: Park City , UT

Employment Dates: Monday, September 30, 2019 through Friday, March 13, 2020

Pay rate: $17.75 per hour

Considerations: This position works full time in our Park City, UT office. May be lodged in Park City in January† during the Sundance Film Festival. Required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet deadlines. Must be willing and available to respond to on-call needs as assigned.†
A high level of mobility is required as well as an ability to drive safely in winter road conditions.

Position Summary: Manages an assigned group of Festival corporate partners and supporters and leads assigned projects within Sundance Instituteís internal operations group.††

Duties and Responsibilities:†

  • Serves as a lead contact for department, overseeing operational projects and deadlines and ensuring corporate needs are represented.†
  • Leads account management, which includes benefit administration and logistics facilitation for Festival partners and other corporate supporters, as defined in their respective contracts, e.g. enforcing ticketing policies and procedures, venue and event integrations.
  • Manages aspects of the marketing† process for corporate branding and signage materials (print and electronic), including routing logos and copy for approval, meeting all deadlines, etc.
  • Facilitates assigned projects including ticketing, credentials, logistics, volunteers, events, press, social media, etc., which includes close collaboration with internal departments.† ††
  • Assists department, corporate partners and supporters with Festival planning and administration needs as requested.†
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records in corporate advancement database.†
  • Supports onsite department operations at Festival HQ office, ensuring superior customer service is† provided at all times
  • Serves as department liaison to the Festival Operations Team to ensure corporate branding and activation is fulfilled at assigned venues and events.
  • Oversees private screenings and reserved seating at theatres for corporate groups as requested.†
  • Coordinates the compilation of post-fulfillment audit materials, such as thank you gifts, tax deduction statements, mailings, Festival demographics, etc.
  • Completes a written summary for each assigned account, including completed activation, benefit administration, archiving project details, and listing recommendations for future Festivals.†
  • Provides administrative management for the Corporate Partnerships team as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Valid driverís license and successful completion of DMV background check.
  • 3 years experience in managing corporate accounts, relationship management, or related.†
  • Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and professional skills required to work effectively with a variety of people.†
  • Excellent organizational skills including self management of work schedule.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information.†
  • Able to mitigate conflict and facilitate positive customer relations.†
  • Ability to work nights and weekends around events and key deadlines.†

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of databases along with proficiency in Google products.
  • Experience with proofreading corporate branding print and electronic signage.

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