BBC Worldwide Australia Sponsorship & Promotions Executive Full Time in Sydney NSW

BBC Worldwide Australia

Branch Sydney NSW AU

Sponsorship & Promotions Executive
Sydney NSW

Work with TV networks and production companies to manage sponsorship activities around the BBCW locally produced TV formats….

BBC Worldwide is one of the most recognised and respected media brands in the world. Our mission is to maximise profits on behalf of the BBC by creating, acquiring, developing and exploiting media content and media brands on an international platform. Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) is a priority territory for BBC Worldwide, focusing on growth across all its core business areas.

The Sponsorship and Promotions Executive will be responsible for securing commercial brand licensing deals; managing TV sponsorship deals around BBC Worldwide (BBCW) locally produced TV formats and developing commercial strategies for BBCW key brands across multiple platforms. Key platforms will include TV sponsorship, brand promotions, FMCG, loyalty licensing and music licensing for new and existing brands.



Pitch, prepare and deliver commercial brand partnership and promotional programs for new and existing BBCW brands to ensure sales targets are achieved, sometimes in collaboration with joint venture partners.
Agree deal terms and oversee completion of deals in collaboration with line manager.
Develop relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are developing on track and within budget.
Regularly liaise with BBCW UK and regional commercial and brand teams, to understand commercial activities and brand strategy being driven through other regions.
Supervise the operational work flow of all project activity and ensures all projects are adequately resourced. This requires clear judgment to ascertain a clear brief from stakeholders to ensure the correct level of expertise is allocated to project.
Collaborate with line manager in day-to-day budget management for each project and tracks expenditure to ensure projects are planned to agreed budgets, evaluate return on investment and analysis all recharges.
Ad hoc day to day administration for the business area.

Sponsorship (formats)

Work with TV networks and production companies to manage sponsorship activities around the BBCW locally produced TV formats.
Actively develop and pitch concepts to prospective sponsors to ensure sponsorship targets are met.
Negotiate sponsorship fees and contracts in collaboration with line manager.
Supervise sponsorship implementation and approvals.
Keep abreast of market trends and conditions
Prepare relevant correspondence and documentation, proposals and collateral


Act as a brand champion within the consumer products division for select brands to ensure that commercial activity is maximised across other business areas within the team (Licensed Consumer Products, Retail Initiatives).
Assist the Retail team on an ad hoc basis with efficient setup, maintenance and close-down of stores.

Knowledge & Skills:

Accomplished sales professional
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent commercial acumen
Excellent client and agency contacts
Strategic thinking
Stakeholder management
Project management
Computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Excellent communications skills
Detail focused
Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment
Works within BBC Worldwide values

Professional Experience:

Experience in a commercial or sales environment preferably with Sponsorship and/or Promotions/FMCG.
Demonstrable experience in building commercial activity around high profile international brands.
Proven experience of working on complex commercial projects with multiple stakeholders.
Strong knowledge and understanding of how to commercialise brands across multiple platforms.

Sydney 2113 BBC Worldwide Australia

Interested? Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

If you feel you have the correct skills, knowledge and passion to be part of our success, please apply by sending your covering letter, CV and salary expectation to Ben Reid, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Applications must be received by 9am Monday 18 May 2015 to be considered.

BBC Worldwide ANZ is in EO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

May 7th, 2015 at 10:40 am

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2015-05-09
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