The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation “SPJA” is a 501(c)6 mutual benefit non-profit trade organization actively seeking to fill multiple positions in various fields to help with the organization's growth. The SPJA is ideal for someone seeking to make a difference in a culture-based community, providing not only operational support to the organization but helping to promote a positive work environment for both employees and volunteers.
Experience Requirements: Coordinator candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of related work experience, Manager roles require a minimum of 5 years of experience, and Director roles require a Minimum of 10 years’ experience. You must have strong leadership skills as all paid roles within the organization require leading teams and managing vendor relationships. An ideal candidate will have strong consensus-building skills, tremendous personal integrity, and dedication to superior customer service. They will be hands on workers who are self-starters and have excellent communication skills in addition to strong technical skills required of the specific position.
To apply: Please submit a resume in PDF and brief e-mail introduction to email@example.com with the position of interest in the subject title. Please note that resumes submitted in alternative formats may not be viewable and make result in a failure to apply. The positions listed below require different skill sets and applying for multiple positions at once will decrease your likelihood for consideration.
The Senior Sponsorship Sales Manager will work to bring appropriate parties from the anime & video game ecosystem to our events through sponsorships and unique activations. The successful candidate will work most closely with our executive team and internal/external partners to ensure alignment of sponsorship offerings with business goals. This role requires a blend of skills – strong sales experience, an understanding of event operations, business development, and the anime & video game ecosystem. Experience in tracking of sales efforts and forecasting appropriately is very important for success.
The Senior Sponsorship Sales Manager must have a strong presence as executive level sales meetings will be common. The candidate also knows how to prioritize competing deliverables, is a problem solver, is unwaveringly flexible, has deep experience in sponsorships in the anime and video game industry, loves events, and wants to work with an amazing team of individuals that are passionate about partner success.
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