Clients + Markets Manager

  • Award winning design practice
  • Exciting opportunity to build a team that will develop and deliver the marketing and communication strategy,
  • Leadership and Strategic role

  • Would you like to join an award-winning architecture and design practice based in the vibrant Chippendale precinct? We’re currently seeking an experienced leader to join our team.
    At Allen Jack + Cottier (AJ+C) we value design that is creative, sustainable and innovative in artistic, conceptual, technical and economic terms. Under the guidance of three strategic pillars (Design + Quality, Clients + Markets, People + Culture) AJ+C is home to more than 80 inspiring architects, designers and office professionals.
    The purpose of this role is to have strategic oversight of the marketing and business development function to develop initiatives that position AJ+C as a leading design practice.
    As an integral role in the practice support team you will work with the Directors and leadership team to provide the knowledge, resources and strategies that help AJ+C deliver exceptional client services, win project opportunities in the marketplace and support AJ+C’s strategic goals.

    Marketing and Communications

  • Key role in driving brand awareness and developing the marketing strategy for AJ+C
  • Lead the AJ+C brand refresh as a key deliverable in 2020
  • Responsible for AJ+C brand management and corporate identity including all marketing assets
  • Develop the digital marketing communications strategies including positioning, target audience, channels, customer acquisition and retention
  • Analyse and interpret data to understand customer behaviour and define customer segments
  • Manage and assist the marketing and communications coordinator in implementation and execution of key initiatives, internal and external events, and promotional campaigns
  • Responsible for developing the budget, marketing and communications plan, and industry alignment with associations

  • Business Development

  • Advise and support the leadership team and key personnel in developing relationships with new and existing clients, in markets aligned with AJ+C strategic goals
  • Implementation of Salesforce system to assist with business development and marketing strategies
  • Manage and oversee the submissions coordinator to manage the pipeline process, clarify and articulate methodologies prepared by the architecture teams and develop content for submissions

  • Skills + Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in leading marketing strategy and / or business development
  • Experience in digital marketing and communications
  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Business Studies, Communications or related field
  • Proven track record in executing complex projects
  • Ability to effectively build strong relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Experience in architecture, property, construction or other related industry desirable

  • What we are looking for:
    We are looking for an outstanding person who thrives in a collaborative working environment. Specifically, you will have:

  • Ability to effectively interact and build relationships with all levels of an organisation
  • Strong organisation, planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong presentation abilities
  • Strong listening skills and openness to new ideas
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several projects at once
  • A source of innovation, passion and creative vision
  • Ability to develop and motivate a team

  • What makes this a great place to work?

    We offer a Wellbeing package to all employees that includes:

  • Supportive flexibility options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Weekly Yoga
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • City to Surf sponsorship

  • A competitive Growth and Development program:

  • Individual professional development budget
  • Internal and external training and development opportunities

  • Please send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line CLIENTS + MARKETS MANAGER.

    *Only candidates with the right to work in Australia should apply to this role. AJ+C is dedicated to equality and diversity in recruitment, employment and across all areas of our work. Please note we are not seeking candidates put forward by recruitment agencies.