The Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (“NYCWFF”) is NYC’s largest wine and food festival raising funds to support New Yorkers affected by severe illness and food poverty. NYCWFF features close to 80 events throughout four days attracting over 50,000 consumers and over 500 world-renowned chefs, culinary personalities, winemakers, spirits producers, trade and industry professionals.
One hundred percent of the Festival’s net proceeds benefit two hunger relief organizations – God’s Love We Deliver and Food Bank for New York City.
God’s Love We Deliver, a nonsectarian organization, is the New York metropolitan area’s leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses. Begun as an HIV/AIDS service organization, today God’s Love provides for people living with more than 200 individual diagnoses. God’s Love cooks and home delivers the specific, nutritious meals a client’s severe illness and treatment so urgently require. Meals are individually tailored for each client by one of our Registered Dietitians, and all clients have access to unlimited nutrition counseling. God’s Love supports families by providing meals for the children and senior caregivers of its clients. All of the agency’s services are provided free of charge.
The Sponsorship Associate will support the Manager, Sponsorship & Business Development and the Sponsorship & Business Development Director for the Festival with achieving superior event quality, marketing performance, goal attainment and positive community standing. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide sponsorship support to ensure that the festival runs smoothly, with a focus on revenue data management and tracking, exhibitor sales responsibilities, and activation fulfillment of sponsorship and exhibitor benefits.
You are a highly self-motivated ‘people person’ with a strong desire to support our mission and your colleagues. You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and can work both autonomously and within a group setting. You have an interest in the NYC culinary world and a passion for networking, sales and relationship development.
In addition, the right candidate meets the following requirements: