Partnerships Associate

Initiative is seeking for a great Partnerships Associate for our Sydney Office.

We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Off the back of winning 2022 B&T Media Agency of the Year, MFA Talent & Culture, B&T Women in Media Employer & Industry Leader, Mumbrella Industry Leader, MFA NGen & UnLtd Hall of Good awards, there has never been a better time to join Initiative. Our internal culture is second to none, and the work our teams create reflect the energy, passion and intelligence that goes into bringing them to market.

The Partnerships Associate role is an entry-level position within Initiative requiring an eager, proactive and energetic person who is interested in beginning a career in media. The Partnerships Associate is an important position within the integrated investment process and supports the team as they build a go-to-market approach.

If you enjoy working with numbers, have strong communication skills, work well in a team environment and have a level of curiosity about learning and growing - this is the role for you.

What does a day look like for you?

  • Support the team in the implementation of campaigns
  • Assist in reporting and tracking budgets, savings and support in evaluating partner proposals.
  • Learn the key programs and tools including but not limited to BMD, eTAM, AQX, Nielsen Net Ratings, Savannah, etc.
  • Contribute to the analysis and post campaign summary of integrated campaigns
  • Develop budget management skills of specific buys including proforma checking, account queries and approvals
  • Builds and maintains professional rapport with media and creative agency partners across all disciplines and channels.

Who you are:

  • Ideally you have tertiary education within media, marketing, advertising, business or other related fields; previous internship experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly, both written and oral
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented, organised, conscientious, with the ability to multi-task and work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintains client confidentiality and understands the information’s sharing boundaries with media and other external parties

We are Fearless, Brave, Dynamic and Seamless.

We are a bunch of eclectic and brilliant misfits with diverse backgrounds that represent the unique fabric of consumers and culture. We want you to be yourself. We want to hear your opinions. We want to see your passion and energy.

Initiative respects that everyone has something unique to contribute to the agency. We respect differences and value diversity. We are inclusive and want you to feel you truly belong to the Ini community.

We offer our people CHOICES and a range of life benefits such as:

  • The right to boundaries
  • One mental wellbeing day off a month
  • Take leave when you don’t have leave balance
  • Think more and do less admin through automation
  • Birthday leave
  • Recovery from personal loss leave and family planning contribution

If you think this role is a good fit for you please do not hesitate to apply or reach out to me. We can discuss more about the role and opportunity.

We value unique backgrounds and experiences to encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQ+, people of all ages, people with disabilities, and people who are culturally and linguistically diverse are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Posted: January 18, 2024
Closing: March 31, 2024
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