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VenuWorks of Cedar Rapids proudly manages the Alliant Energy PowerHouse, McGrath Amphitheatre, Paramount Theatre and ImOn Ice. Our mission is to “maximize the presentation of successful events for the cultural, recreational, educational and economic benefit of Cedar Rapids.” Our commitment is built on our knowledge and experience in working with all aspects of facility management and our tenacious approach to make every venue successful.

In short, we are dedicated to delivering FUN at all our facilities and making memorable experiences for our guests. Our lean team is filled with self-starters with a keen eye for the details - because successful events are all about the details! Each team member plays a vital role in the successful execution of the large-scale events we produce - from operations to marketing to finance. For us, finding the right "fit" for an open position is just important as the skill set. We value a team-player attitude with a true "work hard, play hard" mentality.

Full-Time Opportunities

Sales & Sponsorship Manager

VenuWorks of Cedar Rapids is seeking immediately a full time professional for the position of Sales and Sponsorship Manager. This salaried management position is responsible for planning, selling and administering sponsorship and signage programs and to foster community partnerships at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse, Paramount Theatre, ImOn Ice Arena, and McGrath Amphitheatre. VenuWorks operates in a dynamic environment in hosting premier national entertainment in these venues, and this position may be required to work assigned events taking place in the evenings and on weekends.

This position will be primarily responsible for sponsorship development through cold calls, presentations and meeting with small and large business owners. Inventory being sold to include billboard and digital signage, loge box and suite rentals, group ticket packages, banners, flags and kiosks, in-ice and dasher board ads, promotional “in-event” packages, unique customer concourse experiences, and in-kind trades for services and materials. Use local contacts and research to generate leads and develop a message with new clients. Negotiate deals and customize pitches for each client. Design and develop sales materials and presentations including, but not limited to, proposals and event/year-end wrap up reports.

Benefits, 401K retirement plan and insurance offered. Salary will be based upon work experience and education. Qualifications: Bachelor degree from a four-year college or university in sports management, marketing, communications or related fields; or at least two years related experience and/or training in any aforementioned field.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references and salary history to:

Melissa Wickham, Human Resources

Alliant Energy PowerHouse

370 First Avenue NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


More information about the position will be found at https://www.creventslive.com/p/jobs/full-time. VenuWorks is a private management company specializing in management of public assembly facilities. VenuWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Sales & Sponsorship Manager - Description

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