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Partnerships Coordinator & Commercial Operations Executive.

AFC are seeking to fill two full time, 12-month contract roles in our Commercial Department; Partnerships Coordinator and Commercial Operations Executive.

Both roles are entry-level roles that are suited to candidates looking to kickstart their career in sports administration. 

You can apply for these roles through SEEK.

Partnerships Coordinator

Reporting to the Partnerships Manager, the Partnerships Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Account Management team in order to deliver high quality service to corporate partners.

This will be done by ensuring all contracted commitments are honoured, as well as assisting in the retention and growth of existing partners. 

The key responsibilities of the Partnerships Coordinator include: -

  • Provide accurate, organised, confidential and professional administrative service to the Account Management team.
  • Assist in the coordination of corporate bookings and administer through the CRM system.
  • Ensure client contact details and interaction is entered into CRM, including cleansing data periodically.
  • Ensure partnership correspondence and communications material is accurate and protects the integrity of AFC.
  • Respond to enquiries professionally and proactively, ensuring any further action is forwarded to the relevant personnel.
  • In conjunction with Account Management team, develop new initiatives related to corporate partner servicing that enhance customer relationships and leverage partnership renewals.
  • Liaise with and build strong working relationships with Account Management team and relevant internal departments, to ensure all aspects of partnership agreements are honoured and to a high service level.

Key Competencies & Experience: 

  • Administration skills.
  • Experience in developing strong relationships, internally and externally.
  • Professional manner across key communication channels.
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritise and order work.
  • Experience in event coordination.
  • Experience using the Microsoft suite, including CRM systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight time constraints.
  • Sales and negotiating skills.

Qualifications: Business administration, business, events, marketing, hospitality.

Commercial Operations Executive

Reporting to the Corporate Sales & Experience Manager the Commercial Operations Executive will be responsible for the renewal and retention of hospitality partners, fulfilment of partnership benefits, and coordinating hospitality programs to ensure client and guest satisfaction.

The key responsibilities of the Commercial Operations Executive include: -

  • Coordinate the renewal and servicing of Wine Bar and Deck partners, including match day ticketing, car parking, communications and engagement.
  • Assist in the design, printing and management of match day and event collateral (swing tags, ticketing, invitations, lanyards, banners) in conjunction with Events team.
  • Attend corporate functions ensuring they are executed by the Events team as directed, and attendees are provided with a high level of hospitality and service.
  • Acquire new hospitality and event business from new and existing clients.
  • Manage relationships with nominated hospitality partners, develop long-term sustainable associations via regular communication and servicing.
  • Ensure client contact details and interaction is entered into CRM, including cleansing data periodically.

Key Competencies & Experience: 

  • Administration skills.
  • Sales and negotiating skills.
  • Operational planning, scheduling and time management.
  • Communication and customer relationship management.
  • Experience in function/event coordination.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight time constraints.

Qualifications: Business administration, events, marketing, hospitality 

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

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

Applications close on Friday 8th March.

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

Please direct all enquiries to Hayley Christiansen at

No agencies please.