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Head of Sales & Partnerships

About the business
Surfing Australia is a National Sporting Organisation that was formed in 1963 to establish, guide and promote the development of surfing in Australia.

Surfing Australia is the representative body on the International Surfing Association (ISA) of which there are 86 member countries and is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission, the Australian Olympic Committee and is a member of the Water Safety Council of Australia.

Our Purpose
A healthier and happier Australia by enriching communities through surfing

Our Vision
To be one of Australia’s most loved and viable sports creating authentic heroes
and champions

Our Values
We live the surfing lifestyle and we share the stoke
We are appreciative of our community, environment and celebrate our surfing history and culture
We embrace change and innovation

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to develop both the Surfing Australia organisation and our strategic pillar partnership requirements by taking ownership of the growth of our existing partnerships and developing new partners with your extensive network of brand contacts you have worked with during your career.

About You
• 4+ years proven track record of high performing sales results in media &/or sponsorships
• A dynamic, motivated and energetic professional driven by business development and a desire for success
• Ability to identify and build new referral networks and successfully negotiate and execute partnerships
• A passion for sport

Skills and experience
• Strong knowledge of the Australian Sports landscape
• Competent on the Australian media business
• Excellent rolodex of the Australian advertising industry
• Deep rolodex of brand partners you have worked with during career
• Exemplary Customer Service skills
• Prioritisation and organisational skills
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Able to work in a team environment and independently
• Experience in creating a partnership strategy
• Strong people management & leadership skills
• Expert in negotiation & creating solutions/options
• Project management
• Relationship development

Casuarina, NSW 2487

Surfing Australia


If you would like to be part of an epic team culture creating a healthier and happier Australia through surfing, please email your cover letter + CV to alaina@surfingaustralia.com


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