Development & Events Intern – Sponsorship

Canadian Film Centre, 2489 Bayview Avenue

Start Date
May 07, 2018

Reports to
Events Manager and Director, Partnerships & Events

Application Deadline
April 22, 2018


End Date
October 12, 2018

Job Description

Job Title: Development & Events Intern – Sponsorship
Type: Contract
Start Date: May 7, 2018
End Date: October 12, 2018
Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs/week
Compensation: $14.00/hour
Reports to: Events Manager and Director, Partnerships & Events
Posting Expires: April 22, 2018
Location: Canadian Film Centre, 2489 Bayview Avenue

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC), celebrating 30 years, is a charitable cultural organization that supports, develops and accelerates the content, careers and companies of Canadian creative and entrepreneurial talent in the screen-based and digital industries. Its uniquely designed programs and initiatives span film, television, screen acting, screen composing and songwriting, and innovative work in the digital media and entertainment technology industries, all of which continue to push boundaries and generate world-class content, products and companies for the global marketplace.


Under the direction of the CFC Events Manager and the Director of Partnerships & Events, the Development and Events Intern’s duties and responsibilities include, but not are limited to:


  • Research and assess sponsorship needs
  • Create proposals to solicit potential sponsors (cash and DIK)
  • Draft corporate communications documents and liaise with sponsors
  • Draft contracts and invoices
  • Organize all admin documents
  • Liaise with Marketing department to ensure BBQ marketing material deliverables have been met

Provide departmental support to the Development & Events team, including:

  • Database entry
  • Managing guest lists for various events
  • Administrative support, filing, and taking meeting minutes
  • Sponsorship management support; researching new potential sponsors, proposals, invoicing
  • Compiling sponsorship reports post-event
  • Issuing tax receipts

Assist with CFC events:

  • CFC Annual Garden Party
  • CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser
  • Monthly Circle of Supporters screenings (as necessary)
  • Set up for Programs Department events
  • Internal meetings, lunches etc.
  • External events


  • Attend all departmental meetings and events listed above
  • Front desk Reception duties as required
  • Other duties/events as required


Required Skills:

  • Fundraising and event planning experience
  • Related degree or diploma
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with attention to detail
  • Exceptional at multitasking, problem solving, meeting deadlines and working under pressure
  • Self-starter, highly organized and resourceful
  • Team player
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce (or similar database)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop & Acrobat an asset

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to by April 22, 2018 and indicate “Development & Events Intern – Sponsorship” in the subject line.

The CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.