IDSA is searching for an individual who prides themselves in exceeding sales targets as our next Manager of Sponsorships & Sales. This position reports to the Director of Finance and is the primary individual responsible for generating non-dues revenue for the association.
This is a fast-paced position that requires excellent time management and organization skills. As Manager of Sponsorships & Sales you will manage the entire sales process, from lead-generation and negotiating the contract through implementation of deliverables, in the following areas:
Sponsorships & exhibits for IDSA’s 7 conferences (1 Annual Conference, 5 District Conferences and 1 content specific Deep Dive Conference);
Bachelor’s degree in in Business Administration, Marketing or related field
5+ years of sponsorship, exhibit and/or advertising sales experience
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements when applying
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include: office closure between Christmas Day & New Years Day, low-cost medical coverage, free dental and vision coverage at the employee level, no commute into D.C., free parking, metro accessible
Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest membership associations for industrial design professionals. IDSA has thousands of members in dozens of Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special Interest Sections in the United States and internationally. IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA), ...the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition. The Society leads National Industrial Design Day efforts annually on March 5; and hosts events including an annual International Design Conference, five District Design Conferences and niche conferences, bringing together some of the biggest names and brightest minds in industrial design and related fields. Global outreach includes designUpdate and designBytes e-newsletters; INNOVATION—IDSA’s flagship publication—a highly regarded magazine within the profession; and the Yearbook of Design Excellence, featuring IDEA, IDSA Award and Student Merit Award winners. IDSA Ambassadors support and promote industrial design with research and thought leadership such as INsights.