Sports Business Development Manager

Job Title: Sports Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: NSW
Reference: 196409
Job Published: September 05, 2019 14:45

Job Description

The Company:

Well known organisation which operates in the sporting space. Ideal role for someone who is a sales professional wanting to work in there passion. 

The Role:

The Business Development Manager is responsible for generating partnership revenue and identifying potential partners. This will rely on a keen sales strategy within the sponsorship space. Experience in delivering new business and maintaining relationships with existing partners will be key. This will also mean:
  • Identifying and engaging corporate sponsors
  • Lead sponsorship efforts to develop opportunities in the corporate sector
  • Drive strategic development and policy formulation
  • Liaise with sporting governing bodies marketing department
  • Develop and manage event communications
The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a strong sports network as well as a good network within sponsorship and the corporate sector.  They must have previous experience in developing successful and strategic sales. Experience of Advertising and media agencies would be very beneficial.  
  • 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
  • 3-4 years in Sponsorship and working with Brands
  • Experience with Blue Chip clients and closing deals 
  • Sales background will also be highly regarded.
  • 3 years of Digital media experience min
  • Self-driven and proactive.
  • Understand key market trends within digital media

Note: Must have Australian Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

How to Apply
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