Country Manager - Australia


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The Country Manager - Australia will report directly to the Head of Emerging Markets (Sports) and is responsible for all aspects of growing and running our Australian business. The Country Manager - Australia will continue to develop our Australian properties with the objective of growing them to exceed the agreed business plan. The role will build out the Australian team and office and ensure we develop Outstanding Relationships with all key external stakeholders, and that maintain always Kick-Ass Products. For this role, a highly organized and experienced leader is required, to evolve within a fast-paced and multicultural environment. 

Job duties and responsibilities:
Be responsible for the delivery of the Australian business plan and for providing growth in the market on a quarterly basis
Build the Australian team and office to create a center of excellence
Work with Sports Central Services (Product/Marketing/Commercial) to ensure growth across all products
Develop a strategic plan for the market with operational tactical plan
Grow the business & deepen existing relationships with operators
Monitor trends in the market
Prepare budgets and forecasts together with the finance team
Build the company image with customers and suppliers as well as partners
Work with the SEO and Product teams in London, and other locations to ensure current knowledge is shared and adapted
Manage and develop the content team based in Australia and look at opportunities to expand into other APAC territories with Sports offerings
Work with other Divisions within Catena Media (Casino and Financial Services) in developing their properties
To do this, you will need:
      Minimum seven year’s professional experience working in Sports publishing and affiliation 
      Good sports and gambling knowledge is essential
      Experience of the Australian market and developing affiliate based properties
      Very commercially focused with proven experience of developing revenue streams and providing growth
      Excellent writing, editing (photo/video/text) and communication skills.  
      Knowledge of online marketing and a strong understanding of online marketing channels
      Good analytics tools knowledge - GA, GTM, FACEBOOK & TWITTER analytics
      Positive attitude and user-focused, with strong multitasking and organizational skills

Personal Specifications
·       Highly ambitious and motivated
·       Someone who lives and breathes racing
·       A self-starter who does not see problems, just opportunities
·       A fantastic communicator, both written and oral
·       A leader, not a manager, who generates ideas that drives a company forward