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Expression of Interest | ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT TEAM | SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE

Contract Roles, Melbourne or Sydney, Expression of Interest

  • Working with high profile brands in the Sports and Entertainment industry
  • Contract based roles ranging from 6 weeks to 4 months
  • Sydney and Melbourne opportunities available

 

Are you looking to establish a career within the Sport and Entertainment industry? Interested in an opportunity to work with clients who are leaders in their field?

With the world of Sport of Entertainment getting back on its feet, Gemba is looking to grow its Account Management team. We have several contract roles coming up over the next few months based in both Melbourne and Sydney, with time periods ranging from 6 weeks to 4 months.

If you are a prospective candidate looking for your next career move, submit an Expression of Interest to join our team in one of the below roles:

  • Account Manager
  • Senior Account Manager
  • Account Director
  • Senior Account Director

This is an exciting opportunity to bring your A-game to a market leading business in the most dynamic of industries. So, if you’ve got a passion for Sports and Entertainment, coupled with experience in managing the execution of marketing communications from creative brief to production delivery (i.e. Content, Digital, Social, Advertising Production, Events, Sponsorship and Activation), then read on.

 

A little about the team

The Gemba Account Management team works closely with some of the biggest names in the business to manage their sponsorships including the development and project management of marketing communications and content campaigns. The successful candidates will work towards developing strong relationships with clients, such as Toyota in Melbourne and St. George in Sydney, based on trust and integrity through effective client management.

The Account Management team are integral in contributing to and/or managing the day-to-day workflow of clients including, but not limited to, communications and activation projects. By understanding and contributing to effective client management, budget control and managing external vendors they ensure optimal profitability on projects and maximum client impact.

More specifically, duties include:

  • Working collaboratively with rights holders on behalf of clients
  • Managing the execution of projects through production shoots, content and activations
  • Liaising with our internal creative team to create first-class campaigns
  • Managing and supporting the estimating and budgeting process
  • Completion of post-analysis event case studies and sharing of learnings with the team
  • Completing campaign evaluations and post analysis reviews

The Account Director and Senior Account Director roles further help develop the strategy for core creative ideas and manage an internal team, creatives, and external suppliers to bring the concept to life across all relevant channels, whilst actively growing the Gemba clientele.

 

A little about you

You will have tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Advertising or Communications and ideally have experience in an agency role. You must have experience in managing the execution of marketing communications. This includes Content, Advertising Production, Sponsorship and / or Digital from creative brief to production delivery.

Your excellent communication and organisational skills, attention to detail and stakeholder management will set you apart from other applicants. You will thrive in a fast paced, busy environment that will see you work across a multitude of tasks at any one time.

An energetic personality is important; we are seeking a hardworking, diligent marketing professional but you must have the ability to let your hair down and have a laugh with the fantastic team that surrounds you.

All roles on offer are contract based and can range from 6 weeks to 4 months in our Melbourne or Sydney office. Please state your preferred role, availability and salary type in the application form.

 

About Gemba

Gemba is a leading authority in the ever-changing world of Sport and Entertainment.

Offering specialised services across insights, strategy and communications, we are passionate about our clients, proud of the work we do and love operating in one of the most dynamic industries on the global stage.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

Note: All candidates require working rights in Australia to perform the role.

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider job share for this role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

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SENIOR STRATEGY CONSULTANT | MELBOURNE

Full Time, Melbourne , Australia

  • Do you have a management consulting background and want to move into the sport and entertainment industry?
  • Keen to help shape the future of our industry, working with leading rights holders and broadcasters across global sport?
  • Want clear pathways to build your career as a leader in the industry?

 

Gemba is the authority in our industry working at the crossroads of sport, entertainment, media and digital to help our clients grow their businesses and get more people playing, attending, and consuming.  We are seeking a Senior Strategy Consultant to join our team in Melbourne.

From league expansion to major event commercialisation strategy; from football to esports; from the athletics track to the mobile app – Gemba works with clients that are at the heart of Australian fans’ passions, on their most pressing strategic issues. Our recent project clients include FIFA, Cricket Australia, Tennis Australia, Rugby Australia, NRL clubs, MCC and Stan Sport.

As a Senior Strategy Consultant, you will use your 3-5 years of prior experience, preferably within a management consulting organisation, to deliver strategy projects which help our clients grow and transform.

 

About Gemba

Gemba offers specialised services in the sport and entertainment sector across Strategy, Insights, Data & Analytics and Communications. We are passionate about our business, proud of what we do and love working in one of the most dynamic industries on the global stage.

Our management consulting division delivers strategic insights and business advice to sport and entertainment organisations, brands and government, with specialised expertise in strategic planning, product development, broadcast and digital strategy, and commercialisation.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

 

About the Role

The Senior Strategy Consultant is responsible for delivering quality client outcomes on challenging consulting projects. This includes responsibilities such as developing strategic recommendations, undertaking commercial analysis, developing business cases and helping define new products and concepts to improve our industry. In addition to existing client work, you will contribute to the business development pipeline by supporting new business acquisition processes for prospective and current clients in the Melbourne market and beyond.

Additionally, there will be responsibilities to assist in the development and evolution of Gemba’s proprietary intellectual capital. This involves incorporating latest market and consumer insights, client trends and project deliverables into scalable products, frameworks and approaches that in turn drive new business as well as efficient project delivery through repeatable methodologies.

 

About You

Along with experience within a management consulting environment, below are some of the key skills we are looking for:

  • You’re an experienced and professional strategy consultant who can quickly establish and maintain trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • You can apply your consulting craft skills to scope, plan and deliver strategy projects, and lead and mentor people in your team
  • You have an excellent understanding of consulting frameworks and techniques as well as strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • You enjoy understanding strategic problems and coming up with solutions, in collaboration with clients and your colleagues
  • You are comfortable developing strong relationships with clients to identify new project opportunities, convert these opportunities to proposals, sell strategy consulting work and then deliver it
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong ability to use PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Above all, though, you embody Gemba’s values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity in your daily work

 

How to apply for this job?

 

Written applications including a CV and cover letter should be addressed to Elaine Passanha, People & Culture Coordinator at careers@thegembagroup.com

 

Applications close Friday 13 August 2021 however we are ready for you to start now.

 

Note:  All candidates require working rights in Australia to perform the role.

 

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider job share for this role.

 

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

 

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ACCOUNT MANAGER | SYDNEY

Full Time, Sydney , Australia

  • Working with high profile global brands in the Sports and Entertainment industry
  • Dynamic team culture in a supportive working environment
  • Continuous Learning & Development opportunities

 

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

The idea of working with big brands on exciting projects and the best sports and entertainment properties in Australia?

How about being part of a dynamic, supportive and curious agency culture? Maybe surrounding yourself with smart, collaborative professionals, all striving for the best work every day?

Then come and be our newest Account Manager at Gemba’s Sydney office.

We need your help to deliver great work across a wide variety of marketing mediums. You’ll need three or more years of experience, ideally in an agency where you’ve managed clients and projects from start to finish, so you know how client/agency relationships work.

You’ll be pretty excited about helping big brands tell great stories through Sport & Entertainment, leveraging some of the biggest sponsorships in the country via brand activations, digital, social, experiential and much more.

 

What’s the role?

Based in Sydney and reporting to a Senior Account Director, you will be responsible for managing a set group of clients and helping them deliver marketing communications through sport and entertainment sponsorship properties.

Duties include:

  • Being a key-contact for our amazing clients – unpacking briefs, understanding their challenges and managing projects from go to woah, from kick-off to project review
  • Collaborating with our great creative team to help develop and execute first-class sponsorship campaigns
  • Working with and managing rights holders large and small, helping deliver great client outcomes
  • Hands-on contributions as part of production… on-site at shoots, activations, events

 

A little about you

You will have relevant qualifications in one or more of the following: Marketing, Advertising, Sports Management, Communications or Events Management and ideally have experience in an agency role. You’ll be passionate about brining marketing ideas to life. Your excellent communication skills, organisational skills, ability to manage deadlines and attention to detail will set you apart from other applicants.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Account Management – including the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Advertising, Sponsorship, Events) from brief to production delivery
  • Proven experience in key stakeholder management, liaising with clients, internal teams and external agencies/suppliers
  • Experience managing budgets and project timelines
  • Strong project management skills, including process and procedures (e.g. critical paths, project plans)
  • Willing to apply for or hold a valid ‘Working with Children Check’ and a current driver’s licence 

As you will be involved with live events, shoots, activations etc., you will need to be prepared to work outside of ‘normal office hours’ on occasion.

 

Who is Gemba?

Gemba is the authority in sport and entertainment.  We’re part of the Tenka Group, a leading independent consultancy boasting an enviable blue-chip client list, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London.

Gemba’s Communications Division brings insight and strategy to life to connect brands with fans through shared passion. We live and breathe sport and entertainment… so no one understands the sponsorship landscape like we do. It’s all about compelling ideas, authentically executed. As the authority in sport and entertainment, we know how to leverage real insight to create communications that stand out in the crowd and we’re dedicated to squeezing the most value out of every sponsorship opportunity for our clients.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

 

How to apply

Written applications including a CV and cover letter should be addressed to Elaine Passanha, People & Culture Coordinator at careers@thegembagroup.com

Applications close Friday 30 July 2021

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider a job share for this role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks!

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

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Advertising Copywriter – Midweight | 6 Month Contract

Full Time, Melbourne , Australia

  • Grow your career with the Authority in the Sport and Entertainment
  • Work with a range of clients including some big names in the market
  • Mandatory to have a folio submitted with the application

Love sport and ideas? Come play on our team!

Copywriter wanted to deliver fresh ideas and quality craft in the sport and entertainment sponsorship biz.

Gemba’s Communications team connects brands with fans through the power of shared passion. We work with some of the world’s biggest brands on some of Australia’s biggest sponsorship properties… Think Toyota, Coca-Cola and Macca’s across footy, cricket, motorsports and much, much more.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative copywriter to have a real impact on our business and develop deep expertise in sponsorship marketing. We’re looking for smart ideas that push boundaries, technologies and channels, always striving for results.

Working with our dynamic creative team, you’ll get a crack at almost every brief, large and small. It’s hands on and always different, with a diversity of clients and workstreams that only comes with sponsorship marketing.

Interested? You’ll need 3+ years’ creative experience in communications, advertising or sponsorship marketing. You’ll be a creative problem solver, with keen curiosity and a passion to grow with our business. You’ll have the ability and motivation to work alone as well as part of a team, developing your copy craft and adapting quickly to feedback and ambiguity.

You should have a folio of insight-driven ideas and a good mixture of media including video content, digital and social, as well as some personal projects that showcase your individuality.

So, let’s be clear: we need an idea generator and a writer driven by quality copy craft. If you can’t already, we’ll help you you’ll package up quality ideas, sell ideas internally and externally, then execute them in style. All this with the help of our dedicated studio team.

The non-negotiables:

  • Prolific idea generator, technology and social media savvy
  • Agency experience in campaign development and execution
  • Adaptable copy skills; across eDM, social, digital, video content and traditional media. Experiential expertise a big bonus.
  • Well developed craft skills – an efficient, clear communicator
  • You better know your sport, because it’s lots of what we do, day-in, day-out!

With clients large and small, offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and in a business spanning a multitude of sports and entertainment properties, there’s no shortage of variety.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

Written applications including a CV, cover letter and links to your kick-ass portfolio should be addressed to Elaine, People & Culture Co-ordinator careers@thegembagroup.com

Applications close 17th September 2021

Contract start date 4th October 2021

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider a job share for this role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks!

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SENIOR DATA ANALYST | SYDNEY

Full-time, Sydney, Australia

  • Passion for sport & entertainment highly valued
  • 5+ years data & analytics experience
  • Experience working with consumer data and management consulting is advantageous

 

Gemba is the authority in our industry working at the crossroads of sport, entertainment, media and digital to help our clients grow their businesses and get more people playing, attending, and consuming.

Gemba’s Data & Analytics team works with leading sports and entertainment organisations such as the Melbourne Cricket Club, Cricket NSW, Parramatta Eels and Parramatta Leagues Club, Melbourne Storm and NSW Rugby League.

An exciting opportunity to join a leading data strategy agency and apply your data analysis experience to drive commercial outcomes for some of the biggest teams in Australian sport. If you have 5+ years of experience in data analysis, technical skills in one or more of Python/SQL/PowerBI, and an ability to connect diverse data sets to commercial outcomes in the sports sector, then look no further.

 

About the Role

In this role you will be working closely with Gemba’s Strategy and Insights team to make sure you can hit the ground running. You will be responsible for applying your technical and analytical skills to work with a variety of data sources to streamline processes and drive commercial outcomes for our clients.

You will be required to deliver high quality client deliverables through efficient and effective practices. This includes extracting, connecting and managing data from databases and proactively looking for potential insights, then preparing and being able to communicate these reports to our client in an impactful manner. This is a great opportunity to take on responsibility for driving organisational change and developing strong relationships with senior level stakeholders.

 

About You

This key role requires a Data/Business Analyst with 5+ years of experience (preferably with a keen interest in sport) with a focus on analysing data and developing digital strategies on behalf of a range of clients. Possessing technical skills in areas such as Python, R, SQL, PowerBI/Tableau or similar is mandatory.

A good understanding of general business principles, with qualifications in commerce, marketing, statistics, mathematics or engineering is preferred.

Additional skills and experience required include:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced data manipulation and processing skills
  • Experience with managing direct reports
  • Strong understanding of data quality control measures
  • The ability to understand and interpret business/marketing information and research
  • The ability to prepare Insights driven documents for clients
  • Being confident in dealing with clients including presenting report findings to C-Suite level
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver key insights
  • Qualitative research capabilities are an advantage
  • Last, but not least, a strong passion for Sport and Entertainment!

This is a great opportunity to join the Gemba team who are well respected as thought leaders in the exciting and dynamic Sport and Entertainment industry.

About Gemba

Gemba offers specialised services in the sport and entertainment sector across Strategy, Insights, Data & Analytics and Communications. We are passionate about our business, proud of what we do and love working in one of the most dynamic industries on the global stage.

 

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

 

How to apply for this job?

 

Written applications including a CV and cover letter should be addressed to Elaine Passanha, People & Culture Coordinator at careers@thegembagroup.com

 

Applications close Friday 20 August 2021 however we are ready for you to start now.

 

Note:  All candidates require working rights in Australia to perform the role.

 

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider job share for this role.

 

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

 

Recruitment agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered.

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Vocational Placements

Kick-start your career at Gemba.

Vocational Placement

Gemba offers third year university students who are currently studying an undergraduate degree the opportunity to complete their Vocational Placement at Gemba. If you are required to complete a set number of placement hours as part of your course, then come and get the best S&E experience with us, …

  • The placement must be done as a requirement of a tertiary education or training course.
  • The placement is unpaid
  • The placement will be for a set period of time depending on the requirement of the course.

To apply, please send your CV/Resume to careers@thegembagroup.com

Unfortunately we are unable to offer work experience placements to secondary school students or to graduates who have completed their university degree.

For 3rd year tertiary students who are not required to complete placement hours as part of their degree but are still studying, we will consider applications pending an official request from your University.

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