WTFN – Content & Partnerships Manager (filled)

Job Title: WTFN – Content & Partnerships Manager (filled)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Salary: Circa $130K base + super + generous comms
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Brenton Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 17:29

Job Description

  • Melbourne; Hawthorn offices
  • Television & Branded Content
  • Circa $130K base + super + generous comms

WTFN is one of Australia’s leading television production and content distribution companies. They specialise in factual lifestyle genres and are the creative force behind some of Australia’s most popular and well-loved programming including Bondi Vet, The Living Room, Ask The Doctor, The Harbour and Vet on the Hill. Their programs are licenced to over 170 territories around the world. WTFN is also one of the country’s biggest producers of branded content, having successfully delivered content projects for many a household name.

Our client is looking for a (Television experienced) media sales professional to join its award-winning team. The Content & Partnerships Manager is a pivotal sales role within the WTFN content business. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the successful candidate will be required to devise annual sales plans, develop content sales opportunities, manage a significant sales pipeline, and pitch / negotiate deals with brands &/or their agencies.

Role Key Objectives:

  • Significantly grow WTFN’s slate of branded content commissions
  • Improve WTFN’s connectivity with creative and media agencies
  • Broaden the range and scope of WTFN’s branded content sales 

Key Candidate Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • At least five years’ experience in media sales
  • Demonstrable experience / understanding / passion for the television production industry
  • Evident experience in driving significant sales pipelines over a sustained period 
  • Impeccable contacts and ongoing relationships with media agencies and major brands
  • Secured high profile funding for content projects across television and digital channels
  • Expertise in sales planning, managing sales pipelines and reporting
  • Excellent communication and account management skills
  • Expertise in preparing and delivering, sales presentations and decks