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General Manager Commercial & Community Partnerships – South East Leisure


29 September 2021
29 October 2021
Aleisha Cajaglis
  • Greenfields opportunity leading Marketing & Communications, Membership, Community Engagement & Product Development

  • New executive role in an exciting new organisation

  • Salary package circa $150,000 – South East Location 

    South East Leisure Pty Ltd is a newly established company (est. 1 July 2021) formed to manage and operate the four major leisure facilities currently owned by Greater Dandenong City Council. South East Leisure will operate Dandenong Oasis, Noble Park Aquatic Centre, Springers Leisure Centre and Dandenong Stadium from 1 July 2022. The City of Greater Dandenong is the most culturally diverse community in Australia, with residents from 157 birth places and 64 per cent of its population born overseas. South East Leisure will have a significant contribution in supporting the community of Dandenong to achieve a healthy, active and safe lifestyle.

    Reporting to the newly appointed CEO, the General Manager Commercial & Community Partnerships will play a key role in leading a diverse portfolio, ranging from managing stakeholder relationships and partnerships, media, and membership sales strategy right through to community engagement to drive active participation. You will utilise your knowledge and understanding of government to develop and maintain relationships to effectively position South East Leisure with significant stakeholders and industry groups and explore opportunities to increase revenue streams. This role will have a strong influence on the region and community including tenants, surrounding users and community groups.

    Passionate about community participation and wellbeing, you ideally bring an understanding of the leisure and venues sector, and most importantly have proven experience in stakeholder engagement and communications. Well regarded for your outstanding leadership and excellent project management skills, you have the ability to think strategically with demonstrated experience in developing and implementing external and internal communications and marketing strategies and plans. Commercially minded you have also been able to identify partnership opportunity which has resulted in alternate revenue streams.

    If you are excited about the opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of Australia’s most multicultural and diverse local community, South East Leisure is an opportunity not to miss!

    To apply, please click the ‘apply now’ button and upload your resume. For a copy of the PD, please copy and paste into a new browser. For a confidential discussion, please contact Ashley Wilkes on 0401 298 395 or Aleisha Cajaglis on 0439 910 866 at Davidson Search & Advisory. 

    You will be required to complete a Working with Children’s Check, First Aid and CPR certification.

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