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SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR | MELBOURNE

Full Time, Melbourne, Australia

  • Manage an energetic Account Management team
  • Work with the authority in Sports and Entertainment
  • Execute marketing strategies in a dynamic and exciting environment

 

At Gemba, we pride ourselves in being the authority in Sport & Entertainment, and we are currently looking for a Senior Account Director to join our dynamic Melbourne team.

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 extensive 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.

 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Client Services, you will be responsible for the strategic development and implementation of creative ideas, as well as managing the overall day to day running of Toyota’s sponsorship portfolio and projects. This role will also oversee the estimating and budgeting process and provide support to the Head of Client Services in new business development.

The successful candidate will oversee the marketing communication projects and need to understand and contribute to effective client management, budget control and managing a range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure the optimal profitability on projects and maximum client impact.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Managing a team of highly motivated individuals
  • Strategic creation and management of campaigns on time and within budget.
  • Communication of marketing strategy across a variety of mediums

You will be responsible for managing the day to day workflow of the Toyota account across its enviable roster of sport and entertainment sponsorships including the AFL, Cricket, Olympics, Paralympics, National Tree Day and Tamworth Country Music Festival.

 

About You

We are looking for someone with a tertiary qualification in Marketing, Advertising or Communications and experience in an agency role. Your excellent leadership, communication, and organisational skills, as well as your attention to detail 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.

Other relevant skills and experience include:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Digital, Social, Advertising Production, Sponsorship etc) from creative brief to production to delivery
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team of at least 3-4 direct reports
  • Proven experience in key stakeholder management including liaising with clients and other external agencies
  • Experience in managing large budgets (in excess of $2.0 Million) and negotiating with external vendors
  • Strong understanding of the communication planning process
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A valid ‘Working with Children’ Check and a Current Driver’s License

 You will need to be prepared to work, on occasion, outside of normal office hours.

 

About Gemba

Gemba is a leading Sports & Entertainment consultancy with an enviable client list. Our Marketing team work with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through sponsorship.

We achieve this through a considered and rigorous approach that is underpinned by consumer insights.

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

We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

 

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 Wednesday 12 May 2021

Note: All candidates require working rights of this country to perform the role.

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

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SENIOR MARKETING CONSULTANT | MELBOURNE

Full Time, Melbourne, Australia

  • Build and maintain strong industry client relationships
  • Work with the authority in Sports and Entertainment
  • Experience developing marketing strategies for brand sponsorships

 

At Gemba, we pride ourselves in being the authority in Sport & Entertainment, and we are currently looking for a Senior Marketing Consultant to join our dynamic Melbourne team.

This role, which is integral to our Sport and Entertainment Marketing Strategy team, will have you managing the development of commercial partnership strategy, creative planning and become a trusted senior advisor for our client – one of the biggest and most active brands in Australian sponsorship. If you have a strong passion for the business of Sports and Entertainment coupled with 5+ years relevant commercial consulting, marketing or allied experience, then this will be worth the read.

 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Marketing Strategy, you will be responsible for building and managing client relationships whilst delivering projects that include sport and entertainment marketing plans, sponsorship strategies, asset planning, contract valuations, negotiation strategies and overseeing work with and collaborating with other agencies.

In addition to existing client work you will contribute to the business development pipeline as well as assist in the development and evolution of Gemba’s proprietary intellectual capital.

Additionally, there will be responsibilities to analyse competitor activity, research reports, media and industry data to identify insights and opportunities for Gemba clients. The successful candidate will also be responsible for financial scoping of projects and the management of jobs through our financial and project management system.

 

About You

You will need to have an excellent understanding of marketing and business disciplines and processes. You will also have demonstrated experience in managing marketing projects, writing and implementing marketing/brand plans and communication strategies.

Whilst relevant tertiary education will be looked upon favourability, more important is an ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the commercial side of partnership marketing. You may current be working in a senior strategy role with an agency like us, you might be in the commercial or marketing teams of a rights holder or could be in more traditional management consultancy. Over the years we have also had success from early career lawyers who are looking for a change in career direction. What matters is your ability to break down a business problem, apply data and insight to find a solution and then sell this plan to senior clients with passion and conviction.

More specifics of the ideal candidate include:

  • Experience in managing partnership marketing projects, from proposal to final delivery.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing communications strategies and leverage plans for a brand’s sponsorship assets
  • Excellent understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research methods and the appropriate uses for each approach
  • Understanding of sponsorship as a marketing discipline and ability to help brands unlock its potential.
  • Advanced PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills
  • Sound research skills and ability to synthesize information and draw out the insights relevant to clients

This role has one direct report (also based in Melbourne) who you will be responsible for guiding and developing. Your line manager is based in Sydney, so whilst communication is excellent and face to face visits frequent, you will need to be an independent self-starter and be willing to draw on the exceptional team of creative, account management and support staff (also based in our Southbank offices) to get the job done.

 

About Gemba

Gemba is a leading Sports & Entertainment consultancy with an enviable client list. Our Marketing team work with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through sponsorship.

We achieve this through a considered and rigorous approach that is underpinned by consumer insights.

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

We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

 

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 Wednesday 12 May 2021

Note: All candidates require working rights of this country to perform the role.

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

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

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SENIOR INSIGHTS CONSULTANT | MELBOURNE OR SYDNEY | FULL TIME

Full Time, Melbourne or Sydney, Australia

  • Work with global sports organisations
  • 6+ years of market research experience
  • Working knowledge of techniques such as choice-based conjoint analysis

 

 

About Gemba

Football Australia, Cricket Australia, Toyota, FIFA … if you want to come play with the biggest Rights Holders and Brands on the planet then get off the sideline, because we’ve got a massive opportunity for you. Right now Gemba is looking to recruit a Senior Insights Consultant to play a key role within a great team of people. So, if you’ve got a passion for Sports and Entertainment, coupled with 6+ years of hands-on data / statistical research experience, read on.

As one of the highest profile Sport & Entertainment consultancies in Australia with an enviable client list across the sporting, entertainment and consumer goods sectors, Gemba is looking for an experienced Senior Researcher for our team – either Sydney or Melbourne based.

 

The role

This role requires hands-on ability to design, conduct, analyse and deliver qualitative and quantitative research projects. You will require experience with different research techniques and statistical techniques (e.g choice modelling, segmentation and campaign effectiveness.

While your statistical acumen will be second to none, you will leading projects for a range of clients so end to end client and project management experience is a must. Gemba also conducts its own internal research program, which you will be involved in managing. While the role is primarily quantitative based, we are after a holistic researcher, so a working knowledge of qualitative research is advantageous (though not mandatory).

We work with some of Australia and the worlds biggest brands, broadcasters and rightsholder, with the aim of helping them make the most effective decisions when it comes to their involvement with sport and entertainment

 

The person we need

6+ years of market research experience (consulting side). You’ll have a good understanding of general business principles, with relevant tertiary qualifications in economics, psychology, commerce or market research.

The successful candidate will also have:

  • Experience managing accounts and clients
  • The ability to understand and interpret business/marketing information and research
  • A strong ability to manage research programs for start to finish (questionnaire design, to data analysis and report generation)
  • Ability to apply understanding of fundamental sport & entertainment industry strategic issues
  • Ability to prepare ‘client ready’ final documents
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience presenting to clients
  • Advanced PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills
  • Experience working with SPSS and Q (or comparable statistical programs)
  • Business development experience an advantage

This key senior role demands an experienced, hands-on researcher with proven experience developing customised research programs and applying sophisticated analysis techniques.

You will have a background in consumer research with a deep understanding of the research process, strong presentation skills and the ability to extract impactful insights that inform strategic decision making.

It’s a great opportunity to grow with this fast moving and successful business that continues to break new ground in the industry.

 

How to apply for this job?

Written applications including a CV and COVER LETTER should be addressed to the People & Culture Team careers@thegembagroup.com

Applications close Friday 14 May 2021.

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

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

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OPERATIONS COORDINATOR | MELBOURNE

Full Time, Melbourne, Australia

  • Industry Experts in Sport & Entertainment
  • The chance to develop skills in multiple areas
  • Dynamic team culture in a supportive working environment

 

At Tenka, we pride ourselves in being the authority in Sport & Entertainment. We are looking for an Operations Coordinator to join our team and play an integral role in managing the day-to-day operations of the Melbourne Office.

 

The Role

Based in Southbank, Melbourne, this role is charged with organising and coordinating the administrative and office management requirements for the team based in Melbourne as well as members of the Leadership team. Working within the Operations team, the role will provide office management support in several areas including including administrative tasks and staff support, travel bookings, on-boarding new hires, arranging social and business events.

A key focus of the role will also be to provide administrative support to the Finance Team, assisting the Management Accountant with AP and AR processing, bank account and credit card reconciliations, debt collection and assisting with end of month work.

The successful candidate will be liaising with both internal and external stakeholders in a high energy, challenging and dynamic environment so attention to detail along with a positive and friendly disposition are a must. 

 

About You

We are looking for someone with 1 -2 years’ experience in an Office Management role supporting different teams across a variety of tasks, preferably in the advertising/marketing industries, with relevant qualifications.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is organised, efficient and highly motivated in nature with a strong work ethic. This will be your opportunity to grow and contribute your own ideas for maintaining efficiency and a positive environment. You will enjoy being a strong team player and will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Other relevant skills and experience include:

  • Strong background in administration and diary management;
  • Experience organising office supplies and  working with external vendors such as ICT teams and building maintenance;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Excel & Word;
  • Competence with bank account and credit card reconciliations;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Professional, positive & flexible approach to tasks & service delivery.

 

About Tenka

Tenka offers specialised services across Insights, Strategy 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.

We have offices in Australia and the UK with an enviable client list across the sporting, entertainment and consumer goods sector. Our vision is to shape a better future for the sport and entertainment industry. We currently do this through two industry leading businesses;

Gemba: Delivering Insights, Strategy and Marketing Communications to brands and sport & entertainment organisations

Turnstile: A global leader in sponsorship valuations and innovation

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours. We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

 

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 22 May 2021

Note: All candidates require working rights of this country to perform the role.

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

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

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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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