About Our Client
Our client is one of Australia’s leading sports and entertainment marketing agencies who specialise in sponsorship management, brand activation, media and talent services.
The role of Sponsorship & Partnerships Director is based in Sydney and responsible for managing the sponsorship programs for a major global brand with a particular focus on their AFL and Football Australia partnerships.
This is a hands-on role that requires an individual with high levels of creativity, initiative, drive and innovative thinking, who can work proactively with clients, manage agencies and possesses very strong communications and relationship management skills.
- You will be responsible for developing, co-ordinating and implementing national sponsorship strategies and localized executions as well as ensuring sponsorship entitlements are maximised for the client;
- You will have strategic and creative input into client proposals and reporting, lead the coordination of all brand approvals as well as being responsible for day to day account management;
- Participate in regular internal meetings with the client and their other agencies with regular communication on progress updates;
Desired Skills and Experience
We are looking for someone with six or more years’ experience within a sponsorship environment with preference given to those with experience in sports sponsorships and with an exceptional knowledge of Australia’s football codes.
You will have demonstrated experience across sponsorship strategy, marketing, fan engagement, events and PR as well as external and internal stakeholder management and networking skills. You will have excellent project management skills, a demonstrated ability to multitask and work to project timelines in an autonomous manner, the ability to identify business development opportunities and develop strong stakeholder relationships quickly.
An agency background would be well regarded but we would also consider rights holder and client side background.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE – Friday 19th January, 2018
Job Description Available On Request
Please contact [email protected] – 0416 315 014 for more information or apply directly by clicking on the APPLY FOR JOB button above.