Melbourne City FC

Melbourne City FC

Senior Manager, Partnership Sales

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Posting Date

Oct 31, 2022

Role description

Elite professional sporting environment in a leading global organisation
Supportive, dynamic, and high-performing team
Empowering and engaging workplace
Uncapped commission
About the Role

Melbourne City FC has an exciting opportunity available for a highly motivated and accomplished salesperson.

Working closely with the CEO, Director of Commercial & Marketing and Head of Partnerships, this stand-alone role as Senior Manager, Partnership Sales will be responsible for driving revenue through the development of new commercial partnerships, whilst contributing significantly to the commercial performance of the Club.

Some of your key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

· Develop leads and secure meetings with prospective partners through research, outbound calls and building an industry network.

· Develop bespoke and tailored partnership proposals.

· Present opportunities to senior executives at prospective partner brands.

· Manage the sales lifecycle from initial contact through to negotiating commercial terms concluding contractual agreements.

· Develop relationships with relevant media and sponsorship agencies.

· Maintain accurate records and database of all sales and business development activities.

About Melbourne City FC

Melbourne City FC is part of a global football business, City Football Group We compete in the major Australian domestic football competition, the A-Leagues, with teams in the men’s, women’s, and youth leagues.

City Football Group consists of 12 football clubs, including Manchester City, and is the fastest growing sporting organisation in the world.

About City People

City people are entrepreneurial, innovative, open-minded and team-oriented. Our team members are humble and hardworking, challenge our thinking and have a will to win. They combine genuine understanding of the importance of our local communities with a global approach.

What We Need From You

· Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar sales environment.

· Experience in the commercial aspects of sport (desired, but not essential).

· Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Highly professional collaborator, with the ability to build rapport and strong working relationships.

· Ability to meet outcomes by working autonomously, as well as within a team.

· Innovative, enthusiastic, flexible, resilient and an expert problem solver.

· Results driven, high achiever with a strong work ethic and willing to go the extra mile to achieve outcomes.

· Driver’s Licence.

Some Incentives for You

· Opportunity to be part of a global organisation within elite sport.

· Uncapped commission.

· Club Bonus Scheme.

· Club Memberships.

· Deals and discounts with corporate partners.

· Respectful, collaborative and positive culture.

· Construction of Australia’s leading elite & community sporting facilities, opening in 2023.

· Immediate start.

If you want to be part of a global organisation, have a proven sales record with a desire to work in sport, then we want to meet you! Please send your covering letter and resume to Susan Mills, Head of Human Resources at

Applications close on Friday 18 November, 2022. Only candidates with current Australian work rights will be eligible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, this appointment will be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including satisfactory criminal record and other background checks. City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment we positively welcome applications from all candidates.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the respective country.

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