General manager of Sponsorship

Job Title: General manager of Sponsorship
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Up to AU$150000 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH19841_1549327241
Contact Name: Ben Brookfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 14:59

Job Description

The Company:
Well known sporting governing body based in a specific sport which relies on funding from sponsorship so they can continue to grow the sport and its good work within the community sector. The athletes within this sport rely heavily on funding to continue to participate so generating different forms of revenue is key. (Based in Melbourne, Victoria)

The Role:
The ideal candidate will have a strong sports network as well as a good network within sponsorship and the corporate sector. They will have a successful track record in a similar managerial role and evidence within a membership-based organisation. They will also possess the ability to deal with the membership side of the organisation and develop a strategy to grow membership as well as retain it. They must have previous experience in developing successful and strategic fundraising. The ability to identify non-traditional ways to generate income for the organisation will also be advantageous.

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • A passion for sport and strong sport networks
  • Experience in a managerial role
  • Advanced IT skills
  • A full clean driving licence
  • 10 years in Sponsorship
  • Sales background will also be highly regarded.

The Candidate:

  • Degree qualification in Business or similar
  • Demonstrated success in the areas of gaining and servicing fund raising activities, sponsorship's and sales
  • Existing relationships and contacts with key brands/potential sponsors
  • High level interpersonal skills and networking skills with experience managing a diverse range of stakeholders and people
  • Expertise in sales, contract and commercial agreement negotiation and management
  • Experience managing budgets with an analytical ability to derive financial / statistical insights
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft

Note: Must have Australian Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship
How to Apply

To be considered for this role, please apply or send your resume to
Or contact Ben on 02 9194 5521 for a confidential discussion for further information

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