Advertising and Sponsorship Coordinator

10 Jul 2018 2:03 PM | Andrea Brown (Administrator)

About the business

Fitness Australia is the peak health and fitness industry association providing a range of professional and business support services to over 25,000 registered personal trainers and instructors, fitness businesses and industry suppliers Australia-wide.

Fitness Australia is seeking an Advertising & Sponsorship co-ordinator to join their team at their Head Office in Sydney (Alexandria).

This full-time position is responsible for:

1. Managing, identifying and securing all advertising.

2. Managing, identifying and securing all Industry Suppliers.

3. Account co-ordination of Advertisers, Industry Suppliers and Partners

4. Building and maintaining professional relationships with key industry stakeholders

About the role


  • Actively source and sell advertising
  • Prepare & manage all bookings, invoicing and reporting
  • Manage and monitor advertising schedule across all mediums, ensuring maximizing opportunities
  • Develop relationships with all key advertisers
  • Identify and continually update advertising prospect list
  • Deliver financial targets
  • Monthly reporting

Account Management

  • Assistance in the execution of contract deliverables
  • Administrative assistance on proposals & contracts
  • Assist in identifying potential partners
  • Work with project managers to integrate partner requirements into campaigns
  • Build and maintain a proactive professional relationships with partners
  • Assist in preparation of commercial forecasts, budgets, strategies & reports

Sponsorships & Partnerships

  • Drive the development of effective sponsorship and partnership arrangements for key industry events, programs and services in collaboration with the broader team & expansion of sponsorship agreements to meet agreed KPIs.
  • Manage & implement the sponsorship and partnership policy.
  • Maintain relationships with current service provider partners and investigate avenues to expand the range of services provided to them.
  • tailored proposals, contracts, & agreements.
  • value assessment for proposals & partnership packages.
  • Negotiate all deals to ensure maximum output for Fitness Australia and the Sponsor / Partner.
  • Maintain thorough understanding of contracts to ensure all benefits are delivered & relevant parties are aware of all details.
  • Quarterly reviews with sponsors and corporate partners to ensure expectations are being met & they are satisfied with the level of service received
  • Reports to sponsors and partners on completion of their term, addressing deliverables and successes.
  • Oversee & meet commercial targets and budgets.
  • Develop & deliver an internal monthly report

Industry Suppliers

  • Actively source & secure new Industry Suppliers
  • Execution of deliverables
  • Build a proactive relationship with Industry Suppliers
  • Identify opportunities for Industry Suppliers to further engage with the industry through alternate commercial channels
  • Identify and continually update the Industry Supplier prospect list
  • Deliver financial targets
  • Monthly reporting.

Team Support

  • Support the Business Development & Fitness Australia team with projects as required
  • Work with the Digital Communications Coordinator on executing advertising, Industry Supplier & partner requirements

Benefits and perks

Fitness Australia has a team of 25 based in five (5) offices around Australia. We are an energetic and innovative team working for a fitter, healthier Australia.

You will receive full training in your role, access to great facilities with opportunities for career advancement for high achieving candidates.

Perks include working in a funky office space, a physical activity hour every week, birthday cakes, team lunches, fresh fruit and flexible working arrangements where suitable.

Skills and experience


  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field of study (Advertising, Sales, Sponsorship) or related experience
  • A proven record of success in a sales environment
  • A strong understanding of sales strategies
  • A sound understanding and execution of commercial and marketing plans
  • A proven record in simultaneously managing multiple external third parties
  • Sponsorship/partnership project management, implementation and execution.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including an eye for detail and proof reading skills
  • Advanced computer literacy across a range of applications including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe Creative Suite and web-based communications applications.
  • A proactive and innovative problem-solver
  • Welcoming, friendly and helpful manner
  • High level of personal and professional integrity
  • Proven experience working efficiently on multiple projects, ensuring that project deadlines and budgets are met.


  • Previous experience working in sponsorship and partnerships
  • Experience working in an industry or professional association environment
  • An understanding of the Fitness Industry in Australia.
  • Some experience, even as a volunteer, with a mission-driven non-profit organisation.
  • An interest in health and fitness

Personal attributes and behaviours:


  • Current drivers licence
  • Willingness to travel interstate (if required)
  • Willingness to work outside business hours and occasional weekends
  • Participation in performance appraisal of self and all staff


  • Sound knowledge of the Australian Fitness Industry and exercise professional service delivery
  • Interest in fitness, health and promoting a quality culture in the fitness industry

Please contact Liz Richardson on (02) 8036 0607 if you have any questions.

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