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Senior Marketing & Communications Consultant

Urbis

Melbourne

14 April 2021

  • 12 months fixed term (maternity cover) contract with opportunity to work flexibly
  • Multi award-winning city-shaping consulting firm
  • Shape the design and delivery of marketing and communication 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.

With one of our team due to take parental leave, we are seeking a collaborative #cityshaper to play a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the company’s marketing and communication strategy. You'll be a key marketing communications expert working with colleagues across Australia and Asia. In this business partnering role you will advise and drive a range of activities that will maximise our impact and influence with clients, partners and the broader market. This includes contributing to our sector and key client initiatives, media relations, developing thought leadership and content for our web and social channels, elevating our voice across a range of channels and measuring the impact of these efforts.

About You

You are someone who embraces variety, is strategic yet has no hesitation rolling their sleeves up to make things happen.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate with influence and impact
  • Strong stakeholder and project management skills and an ability to liaise with diverse and often senior stakeholders to develop effective marketing communication campaigns.
  • Strong understanding of client management/business development principles and an ability to devise, execute and measure marketing communication strategies to grow Urbis’ reputation and standing as an industry thought leader.
  • Good understanding and practical application of general marketing, PR and communication principles
  • An ability to support, mentor and coach colleagues to find their bolder voice
  • Strong corporate communication skills including strategic firm wide and market communications.
  • Qualifications & Experience
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary environment, experience in a consulting environment preferred
  • Strong sponsorship and event management / strategy experience
  • Experience identifying and pursuing media opportunities, managing media advisers and preparing media related content.
  • Experience managing, optimising and measuring the impact of social media activities
  • Considerable experience working in marketing communications and/or client management/business development
  • Business, Marketing, or Communications degree would be advantageous

About the Role

Here's what Jessica has to say about her role as a Senior Marketing & Communications Consultant at Urbis: “my role is diverse and rewarding and involves working locally, nationally and internationally with the Urbis and Cistri brands. This role is collaborative but also very autonomous, allowing you to enjoy ownership and creative control over your projects.”

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.

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”. For any questions about the role, contact us at careers@urbis.com.au.

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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