Head of Commercial - Auckland Stadiums

Head of Commercial

Reporting to the Director this new Commercial Manager role is an outstanding opportunity to drive and implement growth strategies and positive commercial outcomes across a wide range of venues primarily in the sports and entertainment industry segments. 

You will be ultimately responsible for managing strategically high value clients and stakeholders. A principal focus will be the attainment of major new national and international sports and entertainment events across our network of venues.  

Your brief is to proactively source alternatively long-term sustainable revenue streams such as digital advertising and corporate partnerships.

Oversee and optimise commercial return whilst establishing collaborative relationships and negotiating contracts.

Scope, plan and execute strategic revenue initiatives to achieve strategic financial outcomes.

Conduct market research and case analysis to improve patron experience and commercial outcomes

As well as having strong staff management experience, you will be flexible, commercially astute and be a strategic thinker who is seeking that next career step in a fast paced and changing environment.

Auckland Stadiums was formed in 2012 and is a business unit within Regional Facilities Auckland. Our core objective is to transform the region's stadium landscape into sustainable, world-class and fit-for-purpose facilities whilst delivering iconic sporting and music events.

Currently we directly manage, operate and promote Mt Smart Stadium, QBE Stadium​​ and Western Springs Stadium. 

More information on Auckland Stadiums

Please apply online via the website with a CV and cover letter and tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity.

Applications close on 7th April 2019

For more information or a Position Description, please email lesley.paton@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz