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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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INSIGHTS ANALYST | SYDNEY or MELBOURNE

Full Time, Melbourne or Sydney, Australia

  • Looking to commence a career in the Sport and Entertainment Industry?
  • Clear career paths and opportunities to grow
  • Ideal candidate will have a background in Market Research for over a year

Step out from the same boring stuff, and step into a world of sport and entertainment.

As an Insights Analyst, this is your opportunity to take everything you know and apply it to an industry you love, with a team that treats their employees like superstars. Cricket Australia, Supercars, FIFA, Football Australia, Channel Nine and Toyota are just a few of the big brands you’ll get your hands on. In fact, you’ll be playing a key role in developing world-class research projects for the biggest brands in the best Insights, Strategy and Communications agency in the game.

What is the role?

Working closely with Gemba’s Marketing and Strategy teams, the Insights Analyst will be responsible for project managing, implementing and reporting for Gemba clients, applying both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Examples of our high-profile projects include a measuring the impact of sponsorship for Channel Nine’s largest shows (Australian Open, Married at First Sight and the Block) and analysing how NRL teams can convert more fans to paying members. You will also play a key role in managing the biggest Sport and Entertainment proprietary research program, which is active in over 20 markets around the world.

This role requires someone who is confident delivering a high quality of work and be confident using research and data to problem solve for clients. This would include supporting the development of research methodologies and questionnaires, extracting data from databases and proactively looking for potential insights and then preparing client ready reports.

There will be opportunities to develop your consulting skills by working frequently and closely with internal and external stakeholders including Gemba clients and research partners. This is a great opportunity to take on responsibility for specific research initiatives and maintaining relationships.

Who are we looking for?

This key role requires an Insights Analyst with 1-2 years of market research experience within a company (preferably consulting /agency side) with a focus on managing research projects on behalf of a range of clients. Quantitative research skills are a must with qualitative experience an added bonus. A good understanding of general business principles, with relevant tertiary qualifications in commerce, marketing, statistics or market research is essential as is a passion to build a career in market research, focusing on Sport & Entertainment. Advanced PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills are required as is experience with Q software (and/or SPSS or similar software) and Questionnaire design. Additional skills and experience required include –

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced data manipulation and processing skills
  • Strong understanding of data quality control measures
  • A clear understanding of questionnaire design principles and question formats
  • Some advanced statistical capabilities are an advantage (e.g. regression / path analysis) and experience with Q Software / SPSS also a strong plus!
  • A proven ability to manage research trackers, including technical aspects of sampling and quota management
  • The ability to understand and interpret business/marketing information and research
  • A proven capability in identifying and communicating key insights
  • The ability to prepare Insights driven documents for clients
  • Being confident in dealing with clients including presenting report findings
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Qualitative research capabilities are an advantage, or at a minimum you must have the desire to learn how to undertake qualitative projects
  • Experience with dashboards (management/uploads) is also favourable but not essential
  • 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 Sports and Entertainment industry.

About Gemba

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

We offer 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.

How to apply for this job?

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

Applications close Friday 1st October 2021

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, colour, 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

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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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