Marketing Assistant



Spruson & Ferguson
Sydney
18 March 2019

About Spruson & Ferguson

Spruson & Ferguson is one of the leading intellectual property (IP) service firms operating in the Asia-Pacific region. We have more than 130 years of experience providing a variety of services in the protection, commercialisation, enforcement and management of IP from our offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 400 people, includes some of the most highly regarded IP professionals in the Asia-Pacific region. The team services a diverse client base of Fortune Global 500 companies, SMEs, public sector research organisations, foreign associates and local clients.

Spruson & Ferguson is a subsidiary of IPH Limited, the first IP services group to list on the ASX.

About the role

Due to continued growth, an exciting opportunity now exists to join a highly experienced, collaborative and outcomes focused Asia-Pacific marketing team. We are seeking a marketing assistant who is comfortable working with senior members of the marketing team to support the firm’s marketing, communications and business development activity. This is an important role, and one in which you will be able to grow and develop your marketing skills.

The role is a full-time position based in our Sydney office, and reports to the joint Heads of Marketing & Business Development – Asia-Pacific (based in Singapore and Brisbane). It would suit a candidate who is in the early years of their career in marketing, looking to continue to develop their skills in a supportive and collaborative team environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with the marketing team to provide support to the Asia-Pacific practice teams and Principals on their local and global marketing and business development plans and initiatives;
  • Providing support to team members who are managing events, conferences and sponsorships including preparing event packs, assisting with room set up, and attending events where necessary;
  • Updating the website and digital channels with content changes;
  • Assisting with tender/proposal/capability statement preparation;
  • Data entry into our client management system and generating reports;
  • Providing assistance with digital marketing campaigns including eDM’s;
  • General updating of marketing materials and managing and monitoring merchandise inventory;
  • Taking ownership of the shared drive, managing folders and files;
  • Liaising with external suppliers on orders, invoicing and payment; and
  • Organising and booking domestic and international travel.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Recent marketing graduate with 1 – 2 years’ experience in a generalist marketing role;
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel;
  • Strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision;
  • Progressive and proactive with the ability to work in a dynamic and lean marketing team;
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail; and
  • WordPress, Salesforce and Adobe Creative Suite desirable but not essential.

How to apply

Take the next step in your career and apply now by sending a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your resume to recruitment.au@spruson.com.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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