The Sydney Roosters are a passionate team with an enduring reputation as one of the oldest and most successful professional Football Clubs. We were formed in 1908 and have enjoyed many successes through hard work.
About the role
The Sydney Roosters are seeking a Sponsorship and Sales Executive to grow sponsorship and drive revenue opportunities. This position reports to the Sponsorship & Sales Manager. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently within a team in identifying suitable and realistic corporate opportunities. Preparing sales information and securing partnerships for the Club will be vital to performing in this role. You will also possess the ability to present confidently to prospective clients.
Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
Meet or exceed the net profit budgeting contribution from the Sponsorship and Sales Department
Assist in setting the annual budget for Sales and Sponsorship
Identify, target and develop business relationships that are aligned with the strategy and support year on year growth
Ensure that all partnerships being taken to market are consistent with the budgeted plans and the year on year growth targets
Build and maintain key client relationships to ensure expectations are exceeded
Build a network of new business contacts for transactional sales or partnership leads
Provide detailed sales analysis to ensure cost servicing margins are upheld
Manage profitability of line items to ensure contractual inclusions are consistent with the Sponsorship, Hospitality and Event Budgets
Weekend work will be required at Sydney Roosters events, promotions and games.
Benefits and perks
Opportunity to work for a highly successful NRL Team
Working for a winning culture
Learning and development opportunities
Skills and experience
Minimum 2 years experience working in sales
Relevant tertiary education
A good sound understanding of sponsorship, event and corporate hospitality
A solid understanding of the sporting industry
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
A proven track record of sales success and business development.