Sponsorship Coordinator

Website Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Catskill Animal Sanctuary is a 148-acre haven for rescued farmed animals and a center that empowers individuals in their journey toward veganism. Catskill has saved over 4,000 animals
through direct rescue, and countless more through our vegan culinary program, children’s day camp, and other educational offerings. Catskill offers weekend tours, large-group programs, and
with a recently acquired adjacent property, is expanding programming in 2017 and beyond. One of our key revenue streams is animal sponsorship, which helps with animal care costs and
creates opportunities for donors to develop deeper relationships with their sponsored animals. The Sponsorship Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of animal sponsorships including
donor communications, sponsorship fulfillment, and tracking. He or she will work under the direction of the Donor Relations Manager.

Sponsorship​ ​Coordinator

This is a full-time, professional support position. Occasional weekend work is required.


● Create and send sponsorship packets for new and renewing sponsors
● Fulfill memberships and sponsorship premiums as part of sponsorship packets
● Follow up with donors due to renew annual sponsorships
● Track sponsors and their animals in NEON database
● Send updates to sponsors
● Give sponsor tours
● Share monthly and annual sponsorship statistics for both number of sponsors and dollar
value of their commitments with Donor Relations Manager and Executive Director
● Implement quarterly components of annual cultivation strategy created by supervisor
● Work with Communications staff to coordinate animal photography and
sponsorship-related social media content

Database​ ​Management/General​ ​Administrative​ ​Duties
● Follow up on declined transactions for recurring donors
● Maintain donor database to ensure integrity and security.
● Update records and process monthly duplicate merges.
● Update donor contact or payment information as needed via phone and email requests.
● Process weekly membership mailings and donor thank you letters
● Support administrative office tasks including payment processing, phone support
● Processing mail during high volume times (Winter Appeal)

Development​ ​Support
● Execute grant process. Handle grant administration through identifying deadlines and
updating grants calendar, offer final report to appropriate Dept Head, receives report for
final review and submission
● Other development related tasks as needed

Special​ ​Events
● Sponsorship displays, processing, updates, mailings, etc are included in the above
tasks. It should be noted that Sponsorship plays a key role in all of Catskill’s events both
for fundraising and for tabling presence.

● Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree plus 2 years of relevant experience
● Excellent oral and written communications skills with demonstrated capability to write
with clarity, enthusiasm, and engagement.
● Highly organized.
● Strong desire to connect with and promote our mission, the animals, and their stories.
● Team player with excellent relationship-building skills, listening skills, professional
maturity, and sound judgment.
● Proficiency using databases, donor database products in particular.
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office and some experience with InDesign.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Lisa Jackson at lisa@casanctuary.org. No
phone calls please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Vegans and Vegetarians
encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to lisa@casanctuary.org

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