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Sports Sales Executive

Apply now Job no: 972634
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney

  • Thrive in an exciting, busy, media sales environment
  • Fun, supportive, high-performing team
  • Commitment to your professional and personal growth

Seven, Australia’s leading television network, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sport Sales Executive, to join our team. Based in Sydney and reporting to the Sport Sales Manager, the Sport Sales Executive will be exposed to all sport programming on the Network, including AFL, Tennis, the 2017 Rugby World Cup, the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and grow an existing sports marketer’s portfolio and revenue base
  • Generate revenue by identifying, qualifying and following up leads
  • Develop responses to client advertising briefs and deliver effective and creative solutions
  • Prepare client proposals, media schedules within a fast moving sales team
  • Hunt and execute Seven’s Network Sport Sales business initiatives
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to meet network revenue, exceed market share and enhance the Seven brand
  • Building strong relationships both internally and externally to enhance the overall team’s effectiveness and performance

To be successful in this position you will:

  • Have demonstrated experience working in a media sales environment
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication
  • Be results orientated and driven to achieve sales targets
  • Have the ability to manage client feedback and concerns, and quickly resolve complex issues
  • Be a strong team player, be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Demonstrate a high level of Microsoft Office suite skills and attention to detail
  • Have a passion for, and understanding of the television and sporting industry

Formal qualifications in Business, Management or (Sports) Marketing, is well regarded.

Why Seven?

  • You will contribute to driving outcomes that make a difference to the success of our business
  • You will continue to develop skills in business development, customer service, negotiations, presentation skills, keynote, TV and digital media and more
  • You will use skills learned on the job to progress your career across many different departments within Seven West Media

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a hard-working team in an inspiring environment, with exceptional career prospects.

To apply for this position, please follow the below link below.

Applications close Thursday, 28 September 2017.

Seven West Media is the leading, listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia comprising Seven Television; Pacific Magazines, the country's second largest magazine group by readership; Yahoo!7 one of the nation’s most successful internet platforms, as well as Western Australia's leading newspaper, The West Australian and associated WA regional newspapers and radio stations. Be part of our journey.

 

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