Jobs at CoSN

CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) is the premier membership association for education technology leaders engaged in improving teaching and learning through the effective use of technology for K-12. CoSN believes that education transformation can only happen when the entire school district team is involved. That same value exists within the culture of the organization and our staff members are committed to teamwork, collaboration, and creativity.



Job Title: External Relations Assistant


The External Relations Assistant provides support related to the implementation and fulfillment of CoSN’s comprehensive sponsorship program and events.  Position supports managers to ensure efficacy of existing sponsorship programs. Position also provides administrative support for CoSN Senior Staff.


  • Support the Chief Strategy Officer to create and maintain all tracking spreadsheets and forms required for successful execution of the sponsorship program.
    • Assist in developing annual prospectus of sponsorship opportunities
    • Ensure that sponsorship letters of agreement are completed, distributed and returned in a timely manner and invoices are generated as requested
    • Maintain lists of sponsors by program and update as necessary
    • Maintain and update sponsor contact information
    • Research the ed tech industry and identify prospects and key contacts.
    • Assist in the development and distribution  of a sponsorship fulfillment  template to ensure the timely delivery of sponsor benefits
    • Maintain a list of scheduled calls with sponsors
    • Monitor responses to sponsorship pitches and follow up as necessary
  • Support the Director of Meetings and Conferences to fulfill all event related sponsorship terms.
    • Collect and maintain the most current sponsorship logos.
    • Update websites and communications with new sponsors.
    • Support logistics for ancillary events
    • Send logistic information to sponsors and exhibitors
    • Collect company and session descriptions for annual conference and CTO clinics
    • Review sponsor registration
    • Ensure all acknowledgement and branding is accurate, including ordering signage
    • Assist with onsite sponsor appreciation and distinction methods
    • Send registration reports to sponsors as scheduled.
    • Assist with onsite management of @InnovationCentral and CTO Clinics
  • Support Senior Staff with general administrative support which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Booking travel and organizing travel documentation for reimbursement
    • Managing Outlook calenders and organize meetings as requested
    • Making phone calls
    • Preparing written correspondence
  • Other duties that support of the CoSN mission, but not enumerated here, may be assigned to this position.


Specific requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Good decision-making and problem solving abilities.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong copy writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive issues.
  • Ability to travel to Annual Conference and other events as needed
  • Solid mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to interface with internal and external contacts, including sponsors, sales persons and support vendors.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as work independently.


  • Four-year accredited bachelor’s degree.


  • One to two years of relevant experience in association administration, fundraising and/or meeting planning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with database management software, preferably NetForum.
  • Knowledge of the Education Technology industry

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary expectations to