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POSTING NUMBER: 104245
The Corporate Project, Policy and Liaison (CPPL) division is designed to align specific functions to allow for continuous improvement on the delivery of identified corporate and Council initiatives. The four primary functions of the Division are: Corporate Projects, Corporate Policy, Equity, and Public Affairs. Although each business unit is responsible for their unique operations and capital projects, the Office of the CAO via the CPPL team provides management support through a centralized lens to ensure successful outcomes on corporate priorities.
The Sponsorship & Corporate Development portfolio is part of the Public Affairs business unit of the Corporate Project, Policy & Liaison division. The Sponsorship and Corporate Development portfolio oversees the pursuit of external funding opportunities as defined by sponsorship and naming rights, revenue-generating advertising, and government and non-government grants.
As part of the Public Affairs business unit and reporting to the Manager, Sponsorship & Corporate Development, this role provides administrative support to the pursuit of external funding opportunities with a primary focus on grants and secondary focus on sponsorship.
The position is responsible for maintaining situational awareness of government and non-government grant opportunities, and ongoing tracking and monitoring of active applications. The position will administer the centralized repository of all grant related information citywide, and will support the coordination and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders on drafting grant applications. The position will also support the sponsorship and advertising program assisting with the development of sponsorship proposals and results reporting back to sponsors as well as administrative activities.
- Monitor and track grant funding opportunities from all levels of government and the private sector.
- Maintain knowledge of grant related opportunities and learning opportunity through sector associations (FCM/AMO/MFOA)
- Maintain the Citywide grants database
- Evaluate grant opportunities for eligibility requirements and match grant opportunities to eligible City projects based on those requirements
- Work collaboratively with relevant departments to identify and prioritize projects and initiatives that meet the eligibility criteria and achieve maximum benefit to the City through the identified grant opportunity.
- Coordinate the planning and preparation of grant proposals, provide guidance and assistance in the interpretation of funding regulations and requirements.
- Coordinate internal and external stakeholders to support the completion of grant applications.
- Prepare and compile all components of grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements.
- Monitor and track status of submitted grant applications.
- Conduct post-application assessment to identify best practices and ensure continuous improvement.
- Conduct research and analysis to prospect future sponsorship and grant opportunities.
- Support the strategic development of sponsorship proposals and the implementation of sponsorship agreements.
- Coordinate the collection of marketing metrics for each sponsorship and support the development of results reports for each Sponsor.
- Support the administration of sponsorship invoices and contracts.
- Provide support for on-site sponsorship activations.
- Adhere to corporate, department/division policies and procedures including Health and Safety Standards.
- Post-secondary Degree or diploma in Sales, Marketing, Business Development or related field
- 3 – 5 years experience in the field of grant applications and marketing related to sponsorship
- Superior organization and analytical thinking skills
- Demonstrated understanding of government grant initiatives with successful application
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Ability to work weekends and holidays, when/as required.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office/software and other job related software
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Applications must be received by: July 30, 2021
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #104245 by July 30, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.