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Sales Executive
Contract Position, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

  • Sydney Royal Easter Show and Sydney Royal Competitions
  • Experience Australia’s largest annual ticketed event
  • October 2019 start


About the Role…

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW is seeking an energetic Sales Executive to join its Commercial Team.


Most famous for the annual Sydney Royal Easter Show, we also run a range of immersive education programs and Sydney Royal competitions throughout the year to judge and award the ‘best of the best’ in Australian agriculture, food, wine and related products.


As Sales Executive, you will be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced commercial division of the RAS' operation. Reporting to the Head of Commercial, this role is responsible for securing new partners and advertisers as well as delivering a wide range of partner benefits.


About you…

Essential knowledge, skills & competencies:

  • Previous experience in a sales or sponsorship role with success achieving revenue targets and maximising new and existing revenue streams
  • Ability to generate leads and create innovative proposals
  • Experience in preparing/presenting sales opportunities and research
  • Account Management experience with major clients
  • The ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to work effectively towards tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage well with people at all levels
  • Solution-focused and relationship-driven
  • Proven administrative and planning skills
  • Positive attitude, energetic work ethic and demonstrated initiative
  • Be legally entitled to live & work in Australia.
  • Be willing to undertake a police clearance check if required 

About us….

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) manages the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney Royal competitions, the RAS Foundation, Australasian Animal Registry and the Sydney Showground. The RAS has a team of over 130 full-time staff – and an indispensable pool of casual staff - who work on the Easter Show, events at the Sydney Showground and other activities and events. 


The 30 hectare Sydney Showground site is managed by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) making the Society one of the largest venue and event management organisation’s in Australia.


Voted “Best Venue” at the 2014 Australian Event Awards, Sydney Showground site plays host to over 140 other major events, Exhibitions and music events every year attracting over 1 million visitors.


How to Apply… 

To apply for this role you must complete the online application, attach your resume and include a covering letter addressing the following criteria:


  • Why do you wish to work for the RAS?
  • Please provide details about your successes in previous sales/sponsorship roles?
  • What experience do you have with managing partnerships and/or events?





No recruitment agencies please



We thank you for your interest in the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and Sydney Showground and look forward to receiving your application. 

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