Head of League Partnerships - Australia
||Melbourne or Sydney, Australia
||Competitive salary plus commission
Open until filled
||Broadcast & Media, Sporting Goods Brands, Sports Medicine and Science
Catapult is an ASX listed business, with high growth and a market
capitalisation that supports significant investment in growing its business
functions, product suite and technology platform. A strategic objective for
Catapult is to nurture existing partnerships with leagues in
Sports leagues, federations and associations are beginning to centralise
technology investments for teams. We have seen this evidenced in the AFL,
NBL and ARU in Australia. Ensuring that these relationships continue to
grow strategically and commercially will be a key component of the overall
business success in the coming years.
The League Partnerships role will drive these partnerships through their
industry experience, existing relationships and understanding of the teams
key drivers for success. Success in this role will create accelerated
revenue growth, renewal of contracts and development of key stakeholder
relationships for the entire Catapult group.
The role will report to the Global Head of League & Data Partnerships,
with daily interaction with the Melbourne head office teams, including the
Catapult Board members, Technical and Operational staff, Sports Scientists
and administrative functions; Finance, HR. The individual must be
independent and self-motivated, making decisions in the interest of the
global group. Attitude and character will shape the role and how our global
brand is represented in making a difference to the lives of professional
athletes and the Catapult team.
Renewal of key AUS league contracts
Develop senior league relationships directly or facilitate for the Catapult Exec team.
Deliver new commercial opportunities; Consumer, Sub-Elite, Tournaments/Events, Elite Performance Enhancements
Support new league business development to ensure a smooth handover following contract agreement
Create relationships with player associations, brand partners, broadcasters and other stakeholders
Support global Catapult initiatives including (but not limited to): Analytics production and commercialisation, broadcast integration, sub elite and prosumer opportunities, video analysis platform development.
Be prepared to travel domestically, internationally and work flexible hours.
Issue resolution, communicating across global teams in US, UK and Australia.
Skills & Experience Required
Experience within a strategic Account Development leadership role, with proven records of securing renewed commercial agreements with leagues.
Existing relationships with senior league stakeholders in AUS; AFL, NBL, ARU advantageous.
Knowledge or direct experience working in the sports analytics industry.
Start-up or entrepreneurial experience in a small-growth enterprise or internal corporate start-up, with demonstrated sales growth, is highly desired.
Understand basic sports science principles, how Catapult data is being applied in elite sport, and how the information benefits users.
Strong understanding of a range of sports
For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Josie Lahey on +61478 803 255 or send your cv in a word format to email@example.com
Only those with full working rights for Australia need apply.