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Account Manager

We’re that Account Management Team in that company which everyone wants to work for. Now you’re in luck because we need a new distinguished Account Manager. A person who wants to be surrounded by the best companies in Australia. A person who loves challenging the status quo. We need you to think the way we do. Different.

Every day is different as an Account Manager, but with 3+ years of experience you already know that, yeah? Well, have you been an Account Manager at a company who is the industry leader in Sport & Entertainment marketing? Through all different channels: content, social, events, activations, TVCs you’ll be immersed in sport and entertainment. It’s not a bad life!

Who’s Gemba?

Gemba is a leading Sports & Entertainment consultancy with offices in Australia, New Zealand and Asia with an enviable client list across the sporting, entertainment and consumer goods sector.

Our Marketing team works with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through Sport and Entertainment. We achieve this through a considered and rigorous approach that is underpinned by consumer insights.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours. We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

A little about the role

Based in Melbourne and reporting to an Account Director, you will be responsible for contributing to and/or managing the day to day workflow of assigned clients’ business and Marketing Communications projects by understanding and contributing to effective client management and budget control and managing external vendors to ensure the optimal profitability on projects and maximum client impact.

Duties include:

Project managing the key assigned accounts or projects
Liaise with different internal and external stakeholders to create client briefs
Manage multiple rights holders
Manage on-ground events and activations
Complete evaluations and post analysis reviews

A little about you

You will have tertiary qualifications in any of the following: Marketing, Advertising, Communications, PR, Events or Media and ideally have experience in an agency role. Your excellent communication skills, organisational skills and attention to detail will set you apart from other applicants.

You love the fast paced, non-stop environment that will see you work across a multitude of tasks at any one time. A contagiously energetic personality is important; we are seeking a hardworking, diligent marketing professional. At the same time, someone who loves a good time!

More specifically, you will have:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Advertising Production, Sponsorship, Events, Digital, Content, Social) from creative brief to production delivery
Proven experience in key stakeholder management including liaising with clients and other external agencies
Experience in managing budgets and negotiating with external vendors
Good understanding of the communication planning process and the creative development process
Strong project management skills, including process and procedures (e.g. critical paths, project plans)
Valid ‘Working With Children’ Check and a Current Driver’s License

As you will be involved in activations for your client you will need to be prepared to work, on occasion, outside of normal office hours.

This is your chance to show you can perform in an elite industry leading team, roll with corporate giants and make it look effortless all at the same time.

How to apply for this job?

Written applications including a CV and COVER LETTER should be addressed to Nick Perry, at careers@thegembagroup.com

Applications close Friday, 19 April 2019

Note: You must hold the right to live and work in Australia

Southbank, Melbourne 3006



Written applications including a CV and COVER LETTER should be addressed to Nick Perry, at careers@thegembagroup.com


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