The NSW Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers’ Association is seeking applications for the position of Business Development Officer.

The Business Development Officer will be primarily responsible for driving marketing and commercial activity across the venue network of the Association. The position will be located at the Association’s Head Office, at Wentworth Park (Glebe), NSW.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate capacity in the following areas:

  1. Co-ordination of marketing and promotion for NSW GBOTA venues, including driving attendance numbers and engagement with product offerings.

  2. Development and management of NSW GBOTA membership, including incentives, communications and merchandise.

  3. Development and implementation of communication strategy and associated policies.

  4. Oversight and management of NSW GBOTA main and individual venue websites and social media platforms, including content management.

  5. Development and maintenance of a loyalty programme for members and customers at NSW GBOTA venues.

  6. Oversight and stimulation of sponsorship revenue at NSW GBOTA venues.

  7. Oversight and stimulation commercial activity outside of race meetings at NSW GBOTA venues.

  8. Assistance in the preparation of submissions, grants and/or policies, where required by NSW GBOTA Executive Officer or Operations Manager.

  9. Attendance as required to assist with the staging of race meetings, in particular, feature race meetings.

     

     Your personal qualities will include:

  • Excellent customer and stakeholder communication skills, both written and verbal skills applied across traditional media and social media platforms.

  • High IT competency.

  • Sales and negotiation skills.

  • Exceptional time management, a team player outlook and attention to detail.

  • Project management and organisation skills.

  • Creative thinking skills and a feel for emerging opportunities.

     

    Ideally, you will have experience in a similar role with proven results. However, applicants who don’t meet all of the preferred experience criteria but can demonstrate capacity, enthusiasm and a plan to achieve positive trading impact are encouraged to apply. You will have an appreciation of the racing/sports administration industry and a desire to make a difference in an industry which is committed to an ethical and sustainable future. A current driver’s license is essential for this position.

    Salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant, commensurate with their qualifications, skills and experience they bring to the position. Some weekend and night work is required.

    Interested applicants are encouraged to obtain a copy of the Position Specification and Company profile from www.gbota.com.au. Your resume and a letter of application should be emailed to Brenton Scott, Executive Officer at gbota@gbota.com.au by COB Friday, May 26, 2017.