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Account Manager

at Gemba
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted May 26, 2017
Category Account Management
Job Type Full-time


Gemba is the authority in Sport & Entertainment, and we’re currently looking for an enthusiastic Account Manager to work on some of our largest corporate clients. Based in Sydney, you’ll be responsible for leading and executing key projects across a variety of channels. 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 4+ years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications, then read on.

Who is Gemba?

Gemba is a leading Sports & Entertainment consultancy with offices in Australia, New Zealand and Asia and an enviable client list across the sporting, entertainment and consumer goods sector.

Our Marketing team work with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through Sport and Entertainment. 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.

A little about the role

You will be working with a number of our largest corporate clients such as Sanitarium and St.George Bank to manage the day to day workflow of their sponsorships including the development and project management of marketing communications and content campaigns. You will be responsible for developing strong client relationships based on trust and integrity through effective client management.


The role will require you to be heavily involved in managing and supporting the estimating and budgeting process to ensure optimal profitability on projects and maximum client impact. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing external vendors, completing post-analysis event case studies and the sharing of learnings with the team whilst contributing to the collection of market insights.


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.

More specifically, you will have:


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Advertising Production, Sponsorship, Digital) from creative brief to production delivery
  • Proven experience in key stakeholder management including liaising with clients and other external agencies
  • Experience in managing large budgets (in excess of $1.0 Million) and negotiating with external vendors
  • Good understanding of the communication planning process and the creative development process
  • Good spread sheet skills for the purposes of managing budgets
  • Strong project management skills, including process and procedures (e.g. critical paths, project plans)
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Valid ‘Working With Children’ Check and a Current Driver’s License


During activations and specific projects, you will need to be prepared to work outside of normal office hours.


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 category.


How to apply for this job?


Written applications including a CV and COVER LETTER should be addressed to Vicki Nikitins, People & Culture Co-ordinator and emailed to


Applications close Friday 9 June 2017

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