As Partnership Manager, you will be responsible for providing best practice campaign management, communication creating proposals, and media plans, for SENZ’s clients.
Your client base will include clients that have multi-level campaigns across different platforms and require in-depth campaign knowledge and strong relationship management. You will be required to liaise with the Strategy & Solutions team and the Commercial Managers with preparation of proposals and media booking for major prospective clients and client renewals.
You will lead the client campaign implementation meetings from the commencement and conclusion of a campaign whilst ensuring on time deliverables as agreed with clients, on budget with a high service level. Large campaigns will require progress meetings with client and frequent communication. You will need to establish and develop strong internal relationships and direct lines of communication for key stakeholders and clients, to ensure the successful implementation of all campaigns.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Previous account management / sales experience within radio, media or similar
- Experience managing partner servicing plans, budgets and other deliverables
- Outstanding relationship / stakeholder management skills and ability to navigate complexity and manage multiple agendas
- Excellent communications and presentation skills with the ability to effectively manage your time and multiple projects at a time.
- Team player and a proven ability to think outside the box to create innovative solutions.
- Experience within a media and / or advertising agency would be well regarded
- A passion for sport and / or media is important
Sports Entertainment Network is a dynamic multi-platform sports and entertainment business – connecting brands with fans across radio, television, digital, publishing, stadiums and events. In Australia, the business owns and operates 21 radio stations around the country, a newspaper, magazine, events, brand activation and talent management business as well as being the largest syndicator of sports radio content across Australia.
Sports Entertainment Network is launching SENZ, New Zealand’s new home of sport. SENZ will be custom-built with a national network of 24/7 sports talk radio stations to provide mass reach throughout the country, delivering live sport broadcasting, racing and sports-talk content. SENZ will deliver news, opinion and entertainment in an interactive talk format as well as feature guests and interviews with athletes, coaches and personalities.
As a talent-lead client first business, SENZ will invest in a hand-picked line up of expert high profile sports presenters at all times, headlined by former New Zealand Cricket superstar, Brendan McCullum. Fan experience will be enhanced through an incredible array of digital products lead by the SEN App, website and social media channels providing access to live radio programming, breaking news, engaging video content and podcasts to become the digital home for Sport in New Zealand.
SENZ will establish radio studios in Auckland and Wellington and will produce local sports content from both studios.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Friday 30th April 2021
To submit your application please send your resume with cover letter to: [email protected]. Global Elite Sports (www.globalelitesports.com) have been contracted exclusively on behalf of SENZ to undertake the recruitment for this appointment.