Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional QLD
Reference: 618678
Contact Name: Robyn Titmus
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2020 17:15

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest councils in Australia, providing community services and facilities to a growing population representing many different cultures. The City of Logan (Council) offers a working environment that recognises innovation, creativity and teamwork and encourages personal and professional development. Their focus is to positively enrich the lives and wellbeing of the people in Logan through the effective and efficient provision of quality services.

We are seeking interest from suitably qualified candidates to lead the Marketing and Events functions for Logan City Council. To be considered you will have achieved a successful career history that encompasses the development and implementation of short, medium and long-term marketing and events strategies. 

You will have a demonstrated track record in delivering tangible outcomes across digital, social media, strategy, design and branding disciplines and will bring creative ideas on how to use digital and traditional marketing methods to drive a new narrative for this city. You have a proven political acumen and the ability to influence through the provision of sound, well considered, strategic advice at the political and senior management level. Familiarity and understanding of community engagement and customer experience strategies and proven success in complex stakeholder management is paramount. A passion for sustainability, championing inclusion and celebrating diversity would be well regarded.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Strategic leadership and providing guidance to the Mayor, elected representatives, Chief Executive Officer, Director-Community Services and other members of Council’s leadership team on marketing and event management initiatives
  • Strategic leadership and providing guidance to the Mayor, elected representatives, Chief Executive Officer, Director-Community Services and other members of Council’s leadership team on marketing and event management initiatives
  • Develop and/or implement existing marketing and events strategies that reflect Logan City Council’s position and capabilities as one of the largest and fastest growing local government areas in Australia
  • Develop, enhance and implement relevant strategies, processes and policies
  • Deliver efficient and effective management of human and financial resources to ensure productive outcomes and strong people leadership
  • Develop partnerships with the Logan community and other external stakeholders to foster engagement, relationships and co-operation
  • Drive a new narrative for Logan including branding work already in progress
  • Proactively seek out and apply for external funding opportunities to help deliver the vision of the city
  • Demonstrated project management experience to successfully plan, prioritise, make decisions, manage budgets, meet deadlines and manage resources
The Marketing and Events team partner with Branches across Council to promote Council services, deliver events to showcase the City of Logan as well as tell great stories which speak to the vibrance of this city. Leading an overall team of 25-30 employees and five direct reports, this is an exciting opportunity to utilise your combined technical and leadership skills in marketing, event management, communications, sponsorship and digital marketing.

Ideally, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:
Resilience, empathy, collaboration, dedication, proactivity, leadership and team building, change management and strong interpersonal skills.
Formal qualifications in marketing and or communications is preferred, or equivalent knowledge gained through extensive experience.

This opportunity offers a genuine opportunity to make an enormous difference, work with creative, passionate, engaged and energetic people with a shared vision to serve the Logan community. If you are a proven people leader and meet the criteria above, we encourage you to apply. Please provide a two-page cover letter outlining your match to the role requirements and a detailed resume (Word format) and select the “apply now” function.

For a confidential discussion or to request a Success Profile regarding this position contact Robyn Titmus, Senior Client Partner, or Leanne Nunan, Associate Client Partner at OnTalent on 07 3305 5800.  Applications close at COB on Monday 16th November, 2020.

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