Volunteer - Partnerships Director

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Position description: 

The Partnerships Team Director develops strategies for raising revenue, builds the framework to maintain relationships with business partners, and identifies opportunities for new alliances.

  • Develop partner networks and strategic sponsorships across Canada
  • Deliver professional sales presentations to potential sponsor organizations with the ability to persuade and close business
  • Ensure compliance with sponsorship elements agreed upon in contract negotiations
  • Together with the CEO establish clear sponsorship goals and strategies to increase the reach and impact of our ongoing efforts to support and advance women in the technology industry
  • Oversight and process development for on each strategic area under partnerships ensuring regularly reporting on progress
  • Provide guidance and support for partnership team to improve organizational capacity in fundraising, community engagement, partner and sponsor management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to structure and execute business initiatives, lead analysis and develop and communicate final recommendations for growing partner relationships
  • Proven ability to find strategic partnerships that have led to an increase in corporate sponsorship
  • Proven ability to negotiate and work with high level executives
  • Strong analytic skills (financial, planning, operational)
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing partnerships over time
  • Strong relationship building skills and an entrepreneurial approach that leverages further opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral and excellent relationship building skills
Role is suitable for: 
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

About Women in Tech World

Women in Tech World (WitWorld) is a 100% volunteer-run, grassroots organization that is dedicated to creating community-driven plans and educational programming to support and advance women in tech. We envision women and girls having equal opportunities within the tech industry worldwide. 

We’re issuing a call for volunteers to join our team. We’re committed to aligning your goals, experience and time availability with the right role at WiTWorld. 


  • To collect data and stories relevant to the resources, challenges, barriers, and successes experienced by women in tech across the country
  • To encourage discussion and enhance community capacity to overcome gaps and challenges in the Canadian technology sector
  • To celebrate the accomplishments of women in technology
  • To create a network of resources within and across technology communities nationally 

Volunteer Benefits

  • Autonomy and empowerment to influence Women in Tech World's growth strategy
  • Volunteer engagement and professional development initiatives
  • Access to an extensive network of women in tech, mentors and industry leaders
  • Supportive environment to develop your skills
  • Remote and startup environment (flexible, encourages adaptability and growth)
How to apply: 
Email cover letter and resume to volunteer@womenintechworld.com
Contact person: 
Samantha Crane
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Capacity Building
Community Development & Housing
Education & Research
TO ELEVATE WOMEN IN TECH To work with local communities nationally and internationally to define and execute actionable steps to increase the number of young women (age 25 to 34) in the technology sector in decision making and engineering roles.
Position type:
Board Role:
Skilled Role:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
4 Jun 2018
Time Committment:
10 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver, BC