Partnerships Sales Executive

Seven Network

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‘At Seven we are here to bring all Australians closer to the moments that move us – we’re first on the scene, with our finger on the pulse, on demand, in the moment. Together, we’re responsible for creating and sustaining authentic Australian engagement.’

Seven has an exciting opportunity for a passionate, hard-working Partnerships Sales Executive to join our team. Based in Melbourne and reporting to the Partnerships Manager, the Partnerships Executive is primarily responsible for the formulation and implementation of Seven’s Sponsorship strategies and communications that augments and supports the sales team to meet Network revenue goals and market share and that enhance the Seven brand.

The Melbourne Partnerships Sales Executive is responsible for working with the Partnerships Manager on managing the specific formats that they have been allocated and to develop proactive product strategies – the go to market proposition.

Using existing agency and direct client relationships at mid-senior level; the role will develop, win and deliver new incremental revenue for Seven West Media products for all available assets from agencies and direct clients nationally, achieving agreed monthly, quarterly, annual and program sales budgets. This includes accompanying 7Sales colleagues on critical briefs and market-facing presentations, as well as initiating proactive conversations with agencies and clients to drive opportunities that are multi-platform.

As the Partnerships Sales Executive, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Proactively and reactively drive premium revenue for all Tentpole General Entertainment programs across Seven.
  • Drive collaboration with internal departments including: 7Production, 7Digital, 7Design, Red Engine, and Research to interpret briefs and develop market-leading integration opportunities and strategically-led multi-screen proposals in support of clients objectives to secure premium revenue for Seven West Media Group.
  • Preparation & presentation of Partnership opportunities and costs for both internal and external customers/clients
  • Ensure the smooth running of sponsorship roll out through Client and Product liaison while effectively managing project budgets, client communications and meeting deadlines.
  • Deliver recommendations and insights from on-going market trends, news and conditions
  • Directly dealing with EP, format holders, Activation & Digital Managers
  • Drive new, creative premium revenue solutions for the network
  • Prepare and manage relevant business documents, reports and correspondence

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Exceptional negotiation, sales and presentation skills
  • Persuasive and considerate communication skills
  • High levels of creativity and innovation
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Proactive, flexible, motivated and results-oriented approach
  • Critical Thinking – strength in critical thinking, data analysis, creative problem solving, and customer service.
  • Time management & Attention to Detail – ensure that objectives are accomplished effectively within the timeframe given, and in an efficient manner.

Previous Media Channel Planning experience is essential and formal Qualifications in Business, Management or Marketing and In-depth understanding of the marketing process is well regarded.

In return, we will provide you with:

  • Generous corporate discounts at a range of retail, tech and health & fitness facilities
  • A collaborative, vibrant culture
  • Professional development opportunities through Seven’s Mentoring and Performance & Development programs
  • A reward and recognition program

The Seven Network is part of Seven West Media, one of Australia’s most prominent media companies, with a market leading presence in content across broadcast television, online and in print. Comprising some of Australia’s most renowned media brands, SWM includes not just Seven Network and its affiliate channels 7two, 7mate, 7flix and BVOD offering 7plus, but also, The West Australian, The Sunday Times and more.

The Seven Network is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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