• Permanent, FT role in a leading sporting organisation
  • Leadership role within Cricket Australia’s Commercial team
  • Melbourne Location

Here’s the deal…

Are you an experienced and driven commercial sales professional, looking to showcase your leaderships skills?

Reporting to the Head of Commercial you’ll be responsible for contributing to the success of Cricket Australia’s Commercial team by generating revenue through the retention and acquisition of new business across International Cricket, BBL & WBBL, Licensing Program, Travel Program and National Signage Program.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a purpose driven organisation.

About the role

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and manage the Commercial Sales Team’s efforts to execute the Commercial strategy, achieve budgeted revenue targets and to sell all available assets across the Commercial program
  • Plan, manage and execute an annual process of sponsorship renewals with existing partners
  • Creation of commercial proposals for existing CA partners to retain sponsorship agreements
  • Lead the Commercial Sales function
  • Work closely with the Head of Commercial and other members of the Commercial and Partnerships leadership team to build and develop a high performing Commercial team
  • Work closely with the Head of Commercial and other members of the Commercial team to continually evolve, innovate and grow key commercial programs, maximizing revenue while delivering excellence to our customers and fans.

About you

You’ll have:

  • 10+ years of sponsorship and new business sales experience (from lead to close)
  • Experience in solution sales to answer a customer’s brief
  • Commercial sales experience (business to business)
  • Demonstrated negotiation experience
  • High degree of commercial and digital nous

  • Strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven team management and development
  • Team player and excellent communicator
  • Experience in the sports industry is desirable

Sound like you? Let’s do this!

The work we do across Australian Cricket stretches across the sporting and entertainment industries – which means there are all kinds of opportunities for bright-minded, passionate and friendly people.

Cricket’s a sport for all Australians and our workplace reflects that. To deliver the best services and to achieve our vision of being a sport for all Australians, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and LGBTIQ+ people.

Vaccinations for our workers provide a key contribution to enabling our summers of cricket, and keeping our players, workers and fans safe. In order to support this, Cricket Australia is mandating vaccinations for all of their employees and will be asking about vaccination status as part of our employment process.

At Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children.


We work flexibly and offer extensive employee benefits including a range of discounts from fashion and travel to groceries and electronics! Salary packaging options and discounts with our corporate partners. We also have 5 extra days off a year!

If you want to learn more then apply now – we are looking forward to meeting you!

Please submit your resume & cover letter outlining your experience meeting the key criteria by 5pm Friday 6th January 2023.

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