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General Manager – Commercial
Established in 1870, the Port Adelaide Football Club is one of Australia’s leading, most innovative sporting organisations with a proud, successful history in both the AFL and SANFL competitions.
Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for delivering growth through strategic development, and a sales plan targeting both traditional sport sponsorship, new markets (principally China), community partners and the PAFC Eastern Advisory Board. You will be responsible for managing a strong commercial team, the achievement of budgets and will maintain a high profile with key clients and stakeholders throughout Australia and in China.
Key responsibilities include:
To be successful in this role you will have:
We are seeking interest from candidates of a truly strong pedigree from within the sports, entertainment and/or media industries with the gravitas to lead an engaged and highly capable team.
Possession of personal characteristics to build a strong culture and establish best practice and good governance is essential. In addition, attention to detail, a customer focus, high levels of energy, willingness to work flexible hours in line with the requirements of the Club’s schedule and a positive ‘can do’ attitude will be required.
The Port Adelaide Football Club is a high-performance organisation, devoted to excellence and the ongoing development of our outstanding team. We will provide you with attractive benefits along with learning and advanced career development opportunities. If necessary, a relocation allowance will also be available, and the candidate will be expected to be based permanently in Adelaide with regular travel.
This is a significant appointment for the Club, and an outstanding opportunity for the right person, with the recruitment process being conducted personally by the CEO. Please direct your confidential application to Simone de Laine, General Manager – Human Resources at email@example.com by COB 20th October, 2017.