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Client Partner - Sport

Melbourne, Australia

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KOJO have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Sports team. If you are energetic, passionate and love developing great partnerships to deliver high quality and innovative work, we’d love to hear from you.

This role will suit a highly skilled Client Partner with experience managing clients in the sport industry. The role requires an ability to develop and build strong client relationships and build a long term pipeline of sport marketing, sport presentation and marketing campaign work.

It is essential that you have proven results in growing business with clients, an excellent network within the sports industry, plus a true love of sport and entertainment.

With this love of Sports and Live Experiences, you will be able to draw on your interests and craft to excite clients to deliver world-class work. You understand the importance of ‘fan first’ thinking ensuring each event day decision enhances the fan’s live sports experience.

A born leader you will identify and create opportunities for KOJO to add value to our clients’ businesses. To succeed in this role, you need to be laser-focussed on understanding our clients, assisting in strategy, pitching and winning new work, writing briefs, and overseeing production across KOJO’s wide-ranging strategic, creative, technical and production services in Sport.

A natural people person, you will be comfortable dealing with roles at all levels of an organisation and understand the importance of clear stakeholder communication and management. You posses a strong understanding of the creative process and have a background or deep understanding of the sports production process.

You must be looking for a new challenge, having spent a minimum of five years in account service, new business or management with a sports-related agency or organisation. Experience specifically in working directly on sports presentation and marketing communication are considered mandatory.

The ability to effectively drive new business opportunities from identification to conversion, including presenting at senior levels will be something you thrive on. You also love process and know how important it is to delivering successful outcomes.

As with most Sports roles, there will be work commitments outside regular business hours and is accounted for in the work week. The role will also include some interstate travel.

This role is supported through the guidance and direction of our Executive and Senior Leadership Team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in an equivalent role
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in building client relationships
  • Demonstrable understanding in the successful delivery of sporting events and content for stadiums
  • Understanding of how to manage creative processes, video and motion production, identifying and securing on-field talent, entertainment and leading large teams
  • Understanding of sporting trends and landscape in Australia
  • Understanding of the stadium space is essential
  • Previous project management or production experience
  • Ability to build strategic thinking into client work
  • Commercial responsibility to grow revenue & profitability of clients
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to demonstrate how you’ve made a measurable difference to an organisation
  • Assist in managing budgets and delivering complex projects on time and on budget every time
  • Assist in marketing and new business development, including client presentations, pitches and proposals
  • Work closely with producers and creatives across all KOJO Sport services
  • Motivate and coordinate teamwork across all of KOJO’s services and disciplines
  • People should love to work with you because you are caring, genuine and positive even in the toughest of situations

Sound like you?

Please send your resume and a cover letter addressed to Chantella Perera, Head of Sport, via careers@kojo.com.au or click apply.

EVENT PRODUCER - SPORT

Perth, Australia

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KOJO have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Sport team in Perth. If you are energetic, passionate and love pushing the boundaries to ensure our team is delivering high quality and innovative work, we’d love to hear from you.

This role will suit a highly skilled Event Producer with experience in all areas of running live sports events. As a KOJO Producer you will be a confident communicator able to work across a variety of production, event and activation deliverables, both autonomously and as part of a team.

The role works across the KOJO Sport team with a view to managing the production of live events and activations for sporting teams and commercial partners.

As is the nature of production, the role will change depending on the project, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality is a must.

It is important that you have the ability to effectively communicate with clients and the internal KOJO team. You will have proven results in applying problem-solving skills to production challenges, amazing attention to detail plus a love of sport and entertainment.

Your natural curiosity will mean you are on top of sporting trends both in Australia and internationally.

The role may include interstate and/or international travel, attending game day rehearsals, stadium testing and game day delivery. All of which will fall outside of normal business working hours, and will be accounted for in your work week.

People should love to work with you because you are caring, genuine and positive even in the toughest of situations.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in an equivalent role
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrable understanding and ability in the successful delivery of live sporting events and content for stadiums
  • Managing budgets, schedules and delivering complex projects on time and on budget every time
  • Identifying and securing talent and entertainment and managing the creative processes for video and motion production
  • Ability to create run sheets, call sheets and relevant documentation to the running of an event
  • Ability to lead teams as well as on-site client management, team and supplier management and ability to source and crew relevant and required roles to execute the event
  • Working with a Technical Director, understand the technical requirements for delivery of live sporting experiences and activations
  • Understanding and ability to manage AV requirements, OH&S standards and guidelines, site and location permits and other logistical and operational requirements as needed to execute an event
  • Understanding sporting trends and landscape both in Australia and internationally
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in building client relationships
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to demonstrate how you’ve made a measurable difference to an organisation
  • Coordinate teamwork across all of KOJO’s services and disciplines

Sound like you?

Please send your resume and a cover letter addressed to Chantella Perera, Head of Sport, via careers@kojo.com.au or click apply.

Executive Producer - Sport

Melbourne, Australia

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KOJO have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Sports team. If you are energetic, passionate and love pushing the boundaries to ensure you deliver high quality and innovative work, we’d love to hear from you.

This role will suit a highly skilled Event Producer with experience managing major sport programs from creative direction, sports presentation through to game day production and technical delivery. The role requires an ability to develop and build appropriate internal and external teams, create and execute long-term sport presentation and production plans and to push new creative thinking into everything you do.

A natural people person, you will be comfortable dealing with roles at all levels of an organisation and understand the importance of clear stakeholder communication and management. You will have the ability to understand and manage risk and make appropriate decisions to balance new ideas while maintaining a high level of quality in delivery.

With a love of Sports and Live Experiences, you will be able to draw on your interests and craft to create world-class work. You understand the importance of ‘fan first’ thinking ensuring each event day decision enhances the fan’s live sports experience.

As an Executive Producer, you will have strong finance and budgeting skills, and be comfortable managing the delivery of projects on time and budget, within our nominated software programs.

You are a confident communicator able to work across a variety of production, event and activation deliverables, both autonomously and as part of a team.

As is the nature of production, the role will change depending on the project, and your ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality is a must.

It is essential that you have proven results in applying problem-solving skills to production challenges, fantastic attention to detail, plus a love of sport and entertainment.

Your role will include interstate travel, attending game day rehearsals, stadium testing and game day delivery. All of which may fall outside of regular business working hours and is accounted for in your work week.

This role is supported through the guidance and direction of our Executive and Senior Leadership Team.

People should love to work with you because you are caring, genuine and positive even in the toughest of situations.

Minimum qualifications

  • Experience in an equivalent role
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in managing major programs of work in sport
  • Demonstrable experience in the successful delivery of sporting events
  • Experience in managing creative processes, video and motion production, identifying and securing on-field talent, entertainment and leading large teams
  • Understanding of sporting trends and landscape in Australia
  • Understanding of the stadium space is essential
  • Must have work authorisation in Australia.

Sound like you?

Please send your resume and a cover letter addressed to Chantella Perera, Head of Sport, via careers@kojo.com.au or click apply.

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