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Sport Publicist

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Sport_Publicist_Sep_2019_ID_3309

Sport Publicist

REF NO: 3309
POSITION: SPORT PUBLICIST 
DEPT: MARKETING
LOCATION: MT WELLINGTON - AUCKLAND
 
WHAT KINDS OF THINGS ARE WE LOOKING FOR? 
We are looking for detail-oriented person who has a passion for sport to help us develop and maintain the Sky Sport brand. In this role, you’ll be responsible for realising the Sport marketing strategy and driving positive awareness of the brand through the planning, design and implementation of innovative sports publicity activity.
 
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning, managing and implementing all sports publicity activity including key announcements and partner communications in conjunction with the Sport Marketing Manager and Free-to-Air (FTA) Product Marketing Manager 
  • Supporting the execution of the overall publicity strategy for Sky Sport content 
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key local and international content and media providers, studios and content and media partners 
  • Supporting and developing key sport relationships to identify opportunities and develop joint Public Relations opportunities 
  • Gaining unpaid representation of key Sky brand messages 
  • Working closely with Social Media team to leverage opportunities for enhancing publicity 
  • Actively monitoring the market and industry for current events, news and coverage that can be leveraged to further support promotion of the Sky sport brand, products, services and content. 
  • Maintaining and managing sport media database management 
  • Supporting the creation of materials to support Sport publicity activity 
  • Support the creating of feature articles and interviews, organising channel promotions, events and talent-led activities, including media and social activities to use our talent 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years’ marketing experience 
  • A good depth of personal connections into the sport landscape
  • Demonstrable experience developing and strengthening relationships with key decision makers 
  • Creative thinking, able to develop and test concepts  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • A passion for sports and its role in culture in New Zealand  
  • A reputation for networking and influencing – always looking to develop new contacts and pursue new opportunities 
  • A strategic mind-set with a clear track record for delivering outcomes 
  • Degree/business degree (non-essential) 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 30 September 2019

A FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION IS AVAILABLE FROM HR 

COME WITH US BY:
Sending your CV and cover letter through to jobs@sky.co.nz
All SKY employees with 6 months plus service are entitled to apply for positions advertised internally. For employees with less than six months’ company service, the application must have the approval of their Direct Manager. The Manager has the right to veto the application during this initial six-month period.

 


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