Sports Sales Executive

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Sales

Join Seven Network as our new Sports Sales Executive 🚀 

The Opportunity 

As the Sports Sales Executive, you will play a strategic role in delivering sustainable growth for Seven Network. You will be responsible for the sales and management of sport programming on the Seven Network, including AFL, AFLW, Test Cricket, Big Bash League, Women’s Cricket, Supercars, Horse Racing, LIV Golf, and NFL across all screens and the catalogue of sport appearing across 7Plus platform. 

In this role you will be based in Melbourne and reporting to the Melbourne Sport Sales Manager. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Sales: Meeting revenue targets across each sport property, primarily through the sale of broadcast sponsorships and spot packages; 
  • Implementation: Specific portfolio management and overseeing all broadcast campaigns deliver as sold throughout their respective on-air periods; 
  • Strategy: Assist in the development and implementation of strategies for each new and returning Sport to maximise future network revenues and uncover innovative growth opportunities and; 
  • Communication: Build strong relationships both internally and externally to enhance the overall team’s effectiveness and performance. 

About You 

You are an excellent communicator and team player who has relevant sales experience and knowledge of media sales. We are looking for someone who has: 

  • Experience in the media industry in sales, consumer, or administrative role.   
  • Excellent communication skills and a confident negotiator. 
  • Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office suite of applications. 
  • Keen attention to details and is quality oriented. 
  • The ability to manage multiple projects whilst capable of building and keeping relationships (both internally and externally) to accomplish goals of the team. 

Why Seven Network? 

Seven is Australia’s #1 television network and home to iconic News, Sports, and Entertainment brands, plus Australia’s #1 BVOD service, 7Plus. At Seven, we are here to bring all Australians closer to the moments that move us. Seven Network is where you can come to make a difference – in your career, in our company and in the lives of 19 million Australians that we reach each month. 

Our company values of Be Brave, Better Together and Make It Happen, put our people first and celebrate diversity, innovation and making a difference to the lives of millions of Australians. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our “Better Together” Employee Advocacy Groups drive diversity, and inclusion efforts across the company ensuring that Seven is an authentic workplace where everybody belongs. We’re proud to be Australia’s first media company to achieve the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality certification and partners with UN Women. In 2023 we launched our RAP as our commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous and First Nations communities and providing education and meaningful accountability for Seven and our people. 

At the heart of our culture is the belief that creativity thrives on connection and collaboration – it's where the magic happens. Our offices across the country buzz with energy and inspiring interactions that can transform to magic on screen.  

Some of our perks:  

Recognition and Rewards programs: 

  • Our peer nominated “Moments that move us” program recognises and rewards our people who shine bright by living our values every day.  
  • Our 7Perks exclusive benefits platform provides discounts to over 500 retailers.  

Time to manage life events:  

  • Community Volunteering, Domestic and Family Violence Leave, Compassionate leave, Personal and Annual leave.  
  • Fertility leave: Up to 5 days paid per year  
  • Parental leave: Up to 14 weeks for the Primary Carer (dependent on service) and up to 3 weeks for the Secondary Carer (dependent on service)  

Total wellbeing approach: 

  • Nutritional, Exercise, Financial, Legal and Emotional wellbeing support via our EAP, Health and Wellbeing programs, and bespoke onsite events.  

Learn your own way: 

  • Own your learning by accessing our Leading@SWM and Accelerate@SWM programs. Decide what and when you learn with a mix of just in time online learning and facilitated programs.  
  • Be mentored by the best in the business as part of our SPARK Mentoring program. 

Your Professional Adventure Awaits... 

Ready to embark on your next career adventure? Apply now and become an integral part of shaping the future of Australian media!

Recruitment Agencies: The Seven Network does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.