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Senior Marketing Consultant

at Gemba
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted February 28, 2017
Category Marketing
Job Type Full-time


After a period of extended growth, we’re currently looking for an experienced Senior Marketing Consultant to join our Marketing team in Sydney. The role which is integral to our Sport and Entertainment Marketing Strategy offer will have you working with high profile brands. You’ll manage the development of brand/marketing plans, communications and sponsorship strategies and agency creative briefs. If you have a strong passion for Sports and Entertainment coupled with 5+ years marketing experience, then this is the role for you.

Who is Gemba?

Gemba offers specialised services across Insights, Strategy and Communications. We are passionate about our business, proud of what we do and love working in one of the most dynamic industries on the global stage.

We have offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Shanghai with an enviable client list across the sporting, entertainment and consumer goods sector.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours. We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

What is the role?

Working closely with Gemba’s Marketing and Communications teams, the Senior Marketing Consultant will be responsible for building and managing client relationships whilst delivering projects that include sport and entertainment marketing plans, sponsorship strategies, asset planning, contract valuations, negotiation strategies and overseeing work with and collaborating with other agencies,. In addition to existing client work you will contribute to the business development pipeline as well as assist in the development and evolution of Gemba’s proprietary intellectual capital.

Additionally there will be responsibilities to analyse competitor activity, research reports, media data and industry data to identify insights and opportunities for Gemba clients.

Who are we looking for?

This key role requires a Marketing Consultant with a minimum of 5-7 years marketing experience and a relevant tertiary qualification. You will need to have an excellent understanding of the brand marketing value chain as well as strong business disciplines and processes. You will also have demonstrated experience in managing marketing projects, writing and implementing marketing/brand plans and strategies, and experience managing Research, Advertising, Media and PR agencies. Proven creative brief writing experience is a must whilst previous business development experience will be well regarded.

  • Strong marketing capabilities across the brand marketing value chain
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed teamwork & influencing skills, with demonstrated empathy and integrity
  • Excellent analytical and creative thinking abilities
  • Sound research skills and ability to synthesise information and draw out the insights relevant to clients
  • Advanced PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills

This is a great opportunity to join the Gemba team who are well respected as thought leaders in the exciting and dynamic Sports and Entertainment category.

Written applications including a CV and cover letter should be addressed to Vicki Nikitins, People & Culture Co-ordinator and emailed to


Applications close Friday 10th  March, 2017


Note: You must hold the right to live and work in Australia

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