Greater Louisville Inc.
  • 27-Feb-2018 to 28-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Investment
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy.  As the region's largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community's talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville's business community, GLI advocates for a pro business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit

The Manager, Sponsorship Sales leads GLI advertising and sponsorship sales efforts for GLI events, website and e-newsletter.

Under general supervision, leads GLI advertising and sponsorship sales efforts for GLI events, website and e-newsletter.

  • Prospect and secure sponsors for GLI programs/events
  • Prospect and secure advertisers for GLI website, e-newsletter and other publications
  • Meet and manage sponsorship sales revenue goals as determined by annual budgeting process
  • Create sponsor levels and benefits for new and existing programs and events
  • Prepare proposals for to all potential sponsors and advertisers
  • Develop and implement activation plans for each sponsor and advertiser
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with sponsors. Be a creditable GLI liaison
  • Gather all information (logo, speaker names, etc.) communicate pre and post event as well as serve as the onsite GLI contact for sponsors, work in conjunction with the program manager for sponsorship needs based on the different requirements for each event
  • Develop and deliver fulfillment report for sponsors and advertisers
  • Develop and maintain GLI's sponsor and web-marketing catalog
  • Manage database with sponsorship information, payments, asks, etc.
  • Responsible for creating, distributing, and gathering secured sponsorship monies (i.e. creating and sending invoices, securing payment within a determined timeframe)
  • Working with GLI senior leadership to coordinate annual sponsor engagement meetings for GLI's top 25 accounts by revenue
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work will also be performed away from office, meeting face to face with prospects and clients.

Bachelor's Degree plus two (2) to four (4) years experience in Business to Business Sales.  A combination of education and experience may be substituted when proficiency is demonstrated.

Sponsorship Sales Experience is preferred.

Excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills

Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously


Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


The preferred  candidate should have documented sales and program development/management experience.   The incumbent must have computer skills.  Experience with the following types of software and/or Windows based applications is preferred: word processing, Internet, e-mail.



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