The Repco Supercars Championship is the premier motorsport category in Australasia and one of the most watched and attended sports in the country. The sport is evolving and is now globally recognised as the best touring car category in the world and a leader in motorsport entertainment.
Our ambition is to be a part of every Australian household. That is, we aim to grow value by increasing our reach and improving our market relevance, so it is an exciting time to be a member of the Supercars team, as we continue to grow as one of the leaders in Australian sport.
To build and maintain strong partnerships that benefit both parties, regularly communicate and collaborate with your partners, ensure deliverables are executed effectively and timely, be proactive in renewing partnerships with existing sponsors, and develop and look for opportunities to upsell and sell digital and marketing offerings.
This role reports to the Head of Client Service
PR and Communications Team
Manage several key Championship and Event partnership accounts to ensure all contracted partnership arrangements are delivered and reported on.
Develop strong relationships with all sponsors and event stakeholders to ensure sponsor objectives and contracted deliverables can be achieved.
Prepare and manage post-event reports across the Partnership portfolio.
Preparing and present partnership proposals to existing partnership clients to drive the renewal and/or upgrade of existing partnerships.
Reporting regularly to the Head of Client Services on management of sponsors and the delivery of sponsor KPIs.
Collaborate with the Digital Department to identify new digital opportunities across all partnerships, managing the roll out of digital assets and establishing the process for reporting on digital KPIs.
Identifying new opportunities within the Supercars Events and working with the sponsors to provide added value to their partnerships.
Assist with management of Physical and Virtual signage deliverables for Partners including artwork approvals and maintaining signage asset lists. Also assisting with pulling together signage packages for the Sales team.
Preparation of draft partnership contracts for approval/finalisation/amendment by the Legal Team.
Assist the Corporate Hospitality team and Events team implement and manage the various detailed partnership benefits at our Events.
Managing Championship/ Event partnership logo use and any other contracted or non-contracted deliverables from time to time.
Working with the Head of Client Services/Partnerships Managers/Partnership Executives to ensure event delivery (course car rides, grid walks, etc).
Coordinating other requirements such as trophies, podium champagne, event schedules, Big Screens TVC’s/Interviews and photo briefing documents for each event.
All other duties that assist in the smooth running of the department and the business.
Note that this role requires extensive interstate travel, along with weekend and evening work.
Relevant tertiary qualifications
Minimum 3+ years’ experience
Previous experience in a sales & partnerships/sponsorships and/or sporting environment (desirable)
Sound understanding of the digital landscape and delivery of digital assets
Experience in managing event activations
Creative thinker and focused on creative solutions for our clients
Enthusiasm, confidence, and ability to work independently.
Well-developed written communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
Detail oriented, organised with good time management.
Strong attention to detail and high standards of integrity
Ability to work under pressure and to tight timeframes, without close supervision
Resilience and drive
Friendly, courteous professional manner
Ability to multitask and work under pressure
Someone with a “pitch in and help mentality” – at Supercars we look out for each other, and we support, encourage, and assist to lighten the load of others within the Partnerships department and across the business.
In return, you can anticipate a vibrant and supportive team culture that fosters passion and collaboration. This presents a fantastic opportunity to take on a role and imbue it with your unique vision. As Supercars stands as the fourth largest sport in Australia, our aspirations for the future are ambitious and promising