Picnic Day: Sponsorship Director (Business Director)

Contact Information

Name: Amanda Portier

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $1,100.00 paid after completion of duties. (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: Sept. 16, 2021

End Date: June 5, 2022


Job Number: 0004-4359-2021

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 23, 2021


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 office supplies, t-shirts, frisbees, and sweatshirts.
  • Advise Chair on budget matters.
  • Update and revise sponsorship package. 
  • Collaborate with the Chair and to cultivate relationships with business partners and obtain sponsorships.
  • Train board about business processes.
  • Hire Assistant  Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings, and prepare end of year report.
  • After Picnic Day, assist chair in preparing budget for the following fiscal year.


  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills 
  • Time-management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Professional
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Picnic Day Sponsorship Director (Business Director)? (200 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  4. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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