Working at NZ Rugby

RWC2021 Sponsorship & Sales Manager

Listed 24 days Ago
NZ Rugby
Sports and Physical Recreation

Location: Auckland or Wellington

Rugby World Cup 2021 is coming to New Zealand! This is a fantastic opportunity to super-charge women’s rugby. With the tournament kicking off on 18 September 2021 in Auckland and Whangarei, your energy is needed to deliver a world class event that will leave a sustainable legacy for future generations. We are seeking an outstanding Sponsorship and Sales Manager to join our passionate, hardworking team to deliver this incredible event!  

As our Sponsorship and Sales Manager, you will bring your enthusiasm and grit to this fast-paced role. You will be responsible for driving commercial revenue acquisition, managing partnerships, and ensuring strong relationships with our key stakeholders. 

As the perfect candidate for this role, you will have 

  • Proven success working within a commercial sales and marketing sponsorship environment (5 + years’ experience)   
  • Considerable event industry experience with commercial negotiation and live sport delivery expertise
  • Account management experience, with strong relationship management experience
  • A thorough understanding of the process of negotiation 
  • The ability to stay cool and calm under pressure and a positive can do attitude 

About Us 

At NZR we love what we do, we work hard and have fun! You’ll be joining a team of awesome people who are passionate about the game and each other, and you’ll be backed with support to thrive in your role. We know that life isn’t all about work, so we are open to flexible working options. 

We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to improving our cultural responsiveness. We embrace and respect each other’s values and we are so proud to be Rainbow Tick certified. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and walks of life. 

Apply Now!

If you are looking to join a fantastic group of people and think you have what it takes, then don’t delay, submit your CV and cover letter now! 

Applications close at midday, Sunday, 24 January 2021.

This is a fixed term opportunity until October 2021. Candidates applying from Wellington, please note our RWC team will be based in Auckland from September for the duration of the tournament.

To be considered for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Aotearoa, New Zealand and obtain a clear MOJ check.