Business Development & Marketing Manager

21 February 2020

  • Contemporary, flexible Professional Services environment
  • 12 months fixed term (maternity cover) contract with opportunity to work flexibly if preferred
  • Shape the design and delivery of client, business development and marketing strategies

The Opportunity

The Brand & Clients team has been at the centre of Urbis’ repositioning, the launch of its international business - Cistri, and has been a driving force contributing to the delivery of the company’s ambitious and exciting strategy – to shape cities and communities for a better tomorrow. The team has been the catalyst for the exciting transformation and growth of the business in both its clients, type of work and brand impact.

With one of our team due to take parental leave, we are seeking a talented, strategic, collaborative #cityshaper to play a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the company’s client, marketing and business development strategies. In this role, you will partner with our key internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver opportunities to reinforce and grow our client relationships, partnerships and strategic market opportunities. You will be high energy, collaborative, and market savvy and just as happy devising strategies with your peers and colleagues around the country as you are rolling up your sleeves to implement – all with a smile on your face and a healthy dose of good humour. It is the most senior Brand & Clients position in the Queensland office and will involve both project and people management.

Team Testimonials:

  • “It’s awesome to work in such a diverse and dynamic workplace with people who are truly passionate about shaping cities and communities for a better future.”
  • “It is refreshing to be part of a team that is clever and creative but not competitive – I feel challenged to do my best, but also feel very supported.”
  • “I am pleased to work in an organisation that promotes a collaborative, all-inclusive culture and learning environment. Urbis empowers me to have a voice at the table and the wider business truly values our team’s expertise and skill set.”
  • “Urbis is a great team to be part of. I feel supported, encouraged, challenged and valued every day. There is a genuine sense of comradery here - everyone is working towards the same goal of shaping better futures for all.

Your Skills

You will be laser focussed in your understanding of our client relationships, and adept at spotting opportunities (both internal and external) to strengthen and grow these ties. You are strategically and commercially minded but also understand the power of relationships, rapport and communication.

As the Brand & Clients Manager, based in Brisbane but with national reach, your responsibilities will include:

  • Shaping the strategies, frameworks and initiatives to grow market impact and promote client centricity
  • Development and delivery of business development and marketing strategies and plans across the business working in partnership with national key client, sector and business groups.
  • Advocate and instil a business development/client management philosophy, framework and practice that resonates with Urbis’ culture
  • Elevate the ‘client voice’ within Urbis – by developing and sharing client insights via Client Listening, client reporting and market intelligence
  • Advise on strategic bids and opportunities with respect to positioning, value articulation and process.
  • Advise and inform the creation of high quality, high impact, well-constructed content (beyond print) to support client growth strategies
  • Drive the delivery of a client feedback program, with an emphasis on surfacing insights to inform business decisions and enhance client service
  • Contribute to the development of market leading brand awareness and profiling strategies to reinforce the firm’s market position
  • Coach and advise the business on business development, pitch strategies and client conversations
  • Be the lynchpin – drive, collate and share client/BD knowledge including pitch experience, best in class tenders, and ideas for BD/marketing campaigns
  • Comply with all OHS policies and procedures, reporting any identified hazards and incidents
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of occupational health and safety, and promote compliance by others
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce/Marketing or relevant working experience
  • Proven experience in a business development, marketing or client management role
  • Excellent understanding and practical application of general marketing and client management principles.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment

Our Offer

Working for Urbis means working with individuals who are passionate about what they do. It’s a place where you are encouraged to share your ideas in a professional but friendly office environment. To find out more about our company visit our website.

Urbis is a firm that truly values its people and as such, provides a broad range of benefits which include a competitive remuneration package, salary continuance insurance, regular social activities, health and wellbeing programs and ongoing training and professional development opportunities. There is opportunity for this role to be worked flexibly, to fit in with your needs.

How to Apply?

If you are an enthusiastic candidate, with the desire to become part of a driven and highly professional team, click on “Apply for this job” or call Ben Johnson, Recruitment Consultant on 02 8424 5135.

Urbis is committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and supports diversity and flexibility. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment Agencies - thank you for thinking of us. We do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible, however, if we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.

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