Senior Sponsorship Manager - TELUS


Montréal, QC, CA, H3B 1S6 RImouski, QC, CA, G5L 7E4 Montréal, QC, CA Québec City, QC, CA

Req ID:  39120
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Marketing
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Join our team and what we'll accomplish together


We are looking for a highly motivated and bilingual strategic sponsorship professional to join our incredibly talented team. In this exciting role you will bring the TELUS brand to life through compelling partnerships by driving forward business priorities and expanding our leadership in social purpose. We are committed to leveraging our partnerships to create remarkable outcomes through technology enablement for the benefit of our customers and communities.


This role will support the Manager - Sponsorship and will help to shape the strategy, management and implementation of TELUS business and brand objectives across key sponsorships in Quebec by leveraging partnership rights and benefits. You will join a team of some of the best and brightest sponsorship minds in the country – we share the fundamental belief that we have the best jobs in the company (and in Canada!) and if we aren’t having fun with what we do, we are doing it wrong.


Your responsibilities:


  • Ensure project management of sponsorships, from strategic ideation to delivery, in collaboration with agencies, internal business units, and key stakeholders.
  • Manage the day to day with partners strengthening relationships and leveraging contractual rights and benefits.
  • Ensure adherence to timelines and execution quality including rigorously managing budgets.
  • Lead on-site activations and ensure smooth logistics and installations.
  • Deliver strategic integrated activations with relevant, clearly established business objectives and measurable results to demonstrate marketing return on investment attributed back to sponsorship
  • Work with internal and external partners to support ongoing optimization against key performance indicators, enforce reporting, and escalate issues as they arise
  • Lead integrated programs in collaboration with business teams to drive revenue generating opportunities across sponsorships 
  • Analyze sponsorship requests (external and internal) and share appropriate recommendations.
  • Develop event/activation briefs, executive summaries, status reports, post-execution analysis documents, and expert presentation decks reporting results



What you bring:


  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both French and English.
  • Minimum 7+ years’ equivalent experience, preferably in a large corporate setting
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in sponsorship, business, marketing, sports marketing, communications, or another related field.
  • Knowledge of the sponsorship industry and experience in evaluation and quantitative analysis.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Positive attitude, tact and diplomacy, collaborative mindset, and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Calm and comfortable in ever-changing environment; results-driven with an ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills and relationship-building abilities.
  • Analytical and creative mindset with attention to detail and ability to handle tasks of varying scales while working under pressure.
  • Comfortable working occasionally on an irregular schedule.


Some of your benefits:


  • You will have the opportunity to work on highly coveted and interesting projects.
  • You will have the chance to work with some of the finest marketing minds in the industry and among the leading partner brands in the country.
  • We work with some of the most recognized properties in the country, and with the resources to make things better. 
  • You'll be proud to work for a company with a deep social commitment that makes a lasting contribution to the community.

Note: This role is offered in a flexible work mode.

Salary Range:  $83,000-$125,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

2023 engagement score

Team members worldwide

# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.