Picnic Day: Business Director (Sponsorship Director)

Contact Information

Name: Caitlyn Liu

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Picnic Day website to learn more about them.


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $1281.00 (pending budget approval) (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: none


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 10-15 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: May 21, 2021


Job Number: 0004-3959-2020

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 23, 2020


To manage and oversee (with the Chair) the ASUCD budget for Picnic Day and to obtain sponsors for Picnic Day. 


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Coordinate purchase orders, reimbursements, recharges, reviews monthly budget statements and other business functions such as ordering supplies and merchandise.
  • Update and revise sponsorship package; collaborate with Chair to cultivate relationships with business partners and obtain sponsorships 
  • Work with the Publicity Director to implement digital marketing practices
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings and 1x1s, and prepare end of year board report.
  • After Picnic Day, assist Chair in preparing budget for the following fiscal year


  • Sales-person mindset. Comfortable making cold-calls and conversing and negotiating with partners
  • Tenacious and goal-oriented
  • Organization, communication and time-management skills
  • Detail-oriented, professional, responsible, respectful, punctual

Supplemental Questions

  1. Overall, describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Choose one past experience and describe how it will help you be successful in this position.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  4. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  5. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  6. What do you hope to accomplish as Picnic Day Business Director? (200 words max)

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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