Commercial Sponsorship Specialist

Job Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: AGL Energy Ltd
Full time

AGL is changing and with change comes great opportunity.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people.

For more than 180 years, AGL Energy has been at the forefront of energy innovation in Australia. Now, we’re moving ahead with a new chapter as we look to create two new leading energy companies who will build on strengths of AGL today and play an equally important but different role in Australia’s energy transition.

With our eyes on the future, we’re investing in new ideas, partnerships and infrastructure – renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable and affordable for our customers.

As we evolve, we’re looking for people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talents to build their careers with us.

By being part of our story, you will play an important role in helping Australia transition to a cleaner and more connected tomorrow.

About the Role

  • Diverse, inclusive culture where you’ll feel truly valued and supported
  • Flexible working arrangements – find a way that works for you
  • Bring your curiosity and expertise to this cross-function opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join AGL as a Commercial Sponsorship Specialist dealing with several AFL and A League clubs. This role works closely with the Commercial Sponsorship Manager to manage and leverage national sponsorship partnerships to create value and equity in the AGL brand, aiding consideration and ultimately positive commercial outcomes.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work closely with AGL sponsorship partners and develop leverage plans for sponsorships underpinned by market and customer insights, ensuring all contractual obligations are met
  • Develop and implementation of cost-effective leverage activities, including promotions, branded content and activations for sponsorship properties ensuring alignment with brand strategies, leading to consideration and conversion
  • Work closely with the Commercial and Industrial teams to leverage sponsorship assets to drive B2B introductions including networking events, hospitality and bespoke business led activity
  • Work closely with Marketing and product teams to drive B2C acquisition and retention opportunities accessing sponsorships databases.
  • Manage internal and external agency relationships for the development of sponsorship activities and collateral as required
  • Liaise with Internal Stakeholders to drive communications and awareness both internal and external to leverage partnership associations and drive employee engagement

About You

You will be a self-driven individual, with strong planning and conceptual skills. You will have the ability to manage and communicate with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Tertiary qualification in Marketing or related business discipline
  • Ability to work across multiple partnerships and effectively be able to prioritise work to tight deadlines
  • Effective interpersonal skills, stakeholder management and engagement
  • Ability to manage agency and external supplier relationships and produce effective and timely materials
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong understanding of the marketing function with an emphasis on retail communications across a range of mediums and channels

How to Apply

We’d love to see your application, submitted by this date: 5th December 2021

Please note – unsolicited resumes from agencies will not be accepted by AGL.

Inclusion at AGL

At AGL, all employees are encouraged to be themselves and to bring their whole selves to work every day. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTQ+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people.

AGL has a commitment to maintain a diverse workforce, and welcomes the opportunity for applicants to share their lived experiences. We also recognise that some applicants may not wish to disclose, and we respect their decision. To learn more about reasonable adjustments that can be offered throughout the recruitment process, please visit: https://www.agl.com.au/-/media/aglmedia/documents/about-agl/who-we-are/our-committments/210719_reasonable_adjustments_guideline_2021.pdf [link removed]

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL supplies around 4.5 million energy and telecommunications customer services*. We’re committed to becoming a leading multi-product retailer, making energy and other essential services simple, fair and transparent. AGL operates Australia’s largest private electricity generation portfolio within the National Electricity Market, comprising coal and gas-fired generation, renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro and solar, batteries and other firming technology, and gas production and storage assets. We are building on our history as Australia’s leading private investor in renewable energy to now lead the business of transition to a low emissions, affordable and smart energy future in line with the goals of our Climate Statement. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, the Australian economy and our planet.

* Services to customers number is as at 31 December 2020 and includes Click Energy and 100% of approximately 300,000 services to customers of ActewAGL, in which AGL owns a 50% equity stake of the retail operations.

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