The Essendon Football Club has a reputation as a leader in the Australian sports industry, with a proud history and strong values. Driven to be recognised and respected as the most successful sporting club in Australia, both on and off the field, we are now seeking an experienced Account Manager to join our Commercial Partnerships team.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Partnerships, you will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring high level service and account management principles are executed
  • Leading the development and implementation of sponsorship activation plans aligned to specific commercial partners’ business and marketing objectives
  • Coordinating plans with the media and fan development divisions to implement integrated activation programs designed to deliver maximum commercial and ROO / ROI for all stakeholders
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Proven account management and exposure to a sales environment
  • Experience in developing and presenting marketing proposals
  • Exceptional customer service approach with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across a range of personnel, from members, commercial partners, corporate guests and suppliers
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with high attention to detail
  • Creative, analytical and strategic thinker
To apply in strict confidence, please send your resume together with a one page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Position description available by request.

Applications close 5pm 14th February 2014.

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks.