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Digital Coordinator

The Adelaide Football Club is seeking a Digital Coordinator who possesses an intricate knowledge of Australian rules football and is passionate about building digital engagement. 

Reporting to the Digital Engagement Manager, the Digital Coordinator is responsible for the day to day administration of the Club’s key digital channels including afc.com.au, mobile app and social media. This position is also responsible for producing captivating and creative content for the Club’s digital platforms. A key requirement for this role is your strong work ethic, ability to work varied hours and deliver within tight deadlines.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to:

  • Monitor, maintain and develop the Club’s digital and social media platforms.
  • Create, edit and publish all forms of content, including editorial and video.
  • Assist with coverage of the AFL, SANFL and AFLW teams, including attendance at games.
  • Assist with other Communications areas, including media, public relations and digital publications.
  • Learn and grow in an ever-changing industry.
  • Work varied hours which are often outside of standard business hours including game days, training, and various function and events.

Essential qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Qualification in Communications, Journalism, Digital Media, Multimedia or relevant field.

Competencies / expertise:                  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work to tight deadlines.
  • Highly developed computer skills, including experience with content management systems (CMS), video production and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Excellent knowledge of emerging digital / social media trends, technologies and web analytics.
  • Has a deep understanding of Australian rules football, its terminologies, intricacies, and the workings of a club-based environment.

This position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic sports business that is experiencing growth. A high performance working culture and a competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

All applicants must apply through SEEK and include a resume and cover letter, addressing the role requirements.

Applications close on Sunday 17th February.

Recruitment and shortlisting will commence immediately, roles may close earlier than the closing date.

Please direct all enquiries to Hayley Christiansen at employment@afc.com.au

No agencies please.

Business Development Executive

  • Join a dynamic and elite sporting organisation
  • 12-month fixed term
  • Newly created role, immediate start 

In the past 18 months, AFC have established several new businesses including Legacy Esports, High School Esports League and the Adelaide Bite. In response to this growth, AFC now requires a Business Development Executive to focus on sponsorship, advertising and hospitality revenue for these new businesses, in addition to the AFL Men’s and Women’s teams.

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, this newly created, 12-month contract role will be pivotal in the sales of all available commercial assets. It will also ensure that revenue targets are achieved via the business plan. 

The key responsibilities of this role include: -

  • Actively develop relationships within private and public sectors to identify and create sponsorship, corporate hospitality and advertising opportunities.
  • In conjunction with Commercial Team, maintain contact and liaise with corporate partners to assist in developing business leads; and develop and implement strategies to acquire new event and coterie business.
  • Prepare and deliver sponsorship proposals for prospective corporate partners and advertising clients.
  • Liaise with the Commercial and Events teams regarding the execution of new business benefits.
  • Ensure documentation formalising new business agreements is completed.
  • Keep client contact and interaction records updated in CRM system.
  • Attend delegated match day and non-match day functions in a hosting capacity, whilst upholding the image and integrity of AFC.

This role will require work outside of standard business hours including on game days and various function and events. Interstate travel may be required.

Qualifications: Qualifications in business would be advantageous.

To be successful in this position, you will possess the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an equivalent role.
  • Record of business development achievements.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Experience in advertising, media, gaming or sports industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with a diverse range of people and businesses in corporate, government and not for profit sectors.
  • Creative and strategic thinker.
  • Experienced in developing sale proposals, presentation development and delivery.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and deliver high quality outputs, within tight time constraints when necessary.
  • Exceptional communication skills including proven ability in public speaking.
  • Ability to utilise CRM systems.

This position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic sports business that is experiencing growth and a high-performance working culture. The successful candidate will be offered competitive salary package and incentives.

All applicants should apply through SEEK and must include a resume and cover letter, addressing the role requirements. 

Applications close on Sunday 17th February. 

Recruitment and shortlisting will commence immediately, roles may close earlier than the closing date.

Please direct all enquiries to Hayley Christiansen at employment@afc.com.au

No agencies please.