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PERMANENT FULL TIME ROLE - Account Manager- Sunshine Coast office

Due to demand, multi-award winning creative services and training agency The Creative Collective is looking for a Account Manager to join our small but fun team based on the Sunshine Coast!

• Diverse role involving all facets of marketing and creative industry – online and offline
• Award winning creative agency with local, national and global clients
• Sunshine Coast, Queensland based, with potential for travel required

In this role you will work closely with the 3 other account managers, and a range of other industry specialists, both in person and online.

You will be a professional, self driven individual who has experience in qualifying prospects needs, estimating and then concierging them into live projects.

You will understand the importance of building relationships to maximise business opportunities, whilst ensuring a high level of customer service is consistently delivered.

Your role will involve you responding in quick succession to multiple enquiries per day to develop a sound understanding of their business and requirements and ensuring you select and engage the right team, and effectively manage multiple projects through to completion stage, whilst ensuring you are meeting sales targets each month.

You must have at least 3 years marketing agency experience working in a similar role and be able to cope with a lot of moving parts.

You will be prepared to become intimately familiar with our current systems, processes and procedures and have a resilient character and be entrepreneurial and commercial in your thinking.

This role is not for the light-hearted. This is an exciting and fast paced role with a fast growing company.

You must be tenacious, reliable, proactive, a multitasker, well organised, and almost have a sixth sense for anticipating the needs of clients, contractors and other stakeholders.

You'll love dealing with people, be an excellent communicator (both spoken word and written), have excellent computer skills, and will ideally have some relevant industry experience, a creative mind, and a sense of humour.

Essential qualities/skills:
- Three or more years experience within the industry (digital marketing ideal)
- A proven track record of acquiring new business
- Professional Appearance and Demeanour
- Solid work history with the ability to be flexible with work hours to achieve targets on a monthly basis
- Outstanding organisational abilities
- Problem solver
-A "people" person - you'll love a good natter on the phone and building relationships, whilst being efficient and professional at all times
- Be driven by results
- A 'doer' not a 'talker'
- Understand the unique needs and nuances of a fast growing small business
- Fast and accurate typing
-A wizard at Microsoft packages
-Be an internet addict (for productive work of course) and be social media savvy
- Possess an ever-positive attitude

It would also be preferable (but not essential) if you had:

- Have existing business relationships
- Experience in growing company revenue by achieving and exceeding your targets
- Experience working for small fast growing businesses and have general knowledge across all industries and sectors
- Knowledge of print management processes
- Event co-ordination/management experience

To apply for this position please email a cover letter outlining your suitability and your resume to admin@thecreativecollective.com.au.

Ongoing opportunities available:

Calling digital marketing & social media trainers & consultants

Due to a continued demand for our training and consultancy services, we are seeking digital marketing consultants and trainers based around Australia to provide on demand and scheduled training via one on one consulting, and group training to both members of the public and private corporate clients.

To be considered you will have proven experience in either a specialised niche of digital marketing or social media, OR be a good digital marketing all rounder. You may be experienced in a business sense in one or more of the following topics:

- Social media strategy
- Digital marketing strategy
- Google Apps
- Wordpress
- Instagram
- Twitter
- Facebook business pages
- Facebook Ads
- Mailchimp
- Linkedin
- YouTube & video marketing
- Google Adwords & remarketing
- Coding

Ideally you will have first hand experience in executing successful social media or digital marketing campaigns that drove a growth in audience, engagement and/or business results, and have a good online presence. In short you will be able to demonstrate that you practice what you preach.

To be successful in this role you will be comfortable adjusting your training and consultancy style dynamically by setting clear expectations and meeting them. You will always work with the unique needs of the individual or group being trained - whether it is a person learning to use Facebook for business for the first time, or a sophisticated corporate client looking for feedback on their existing digital marketing or social media strategy, or for feedback on launch strategies for new networks or campaigns.

Successful individuals will have high energy and passion for their topic matter, and a commitment to excellence in delivery, as well as a pulse on digital & social trends and a hunger to work with a collaborative team to constantly innovate and improve the product offering.

You must also be well presented, have good communication, time management and organisational skills, and be able to adhere to pre-defined course outlines and client briefs.

This is not a job, it is a freelance contractor position and work will be adhoc, in line with our level of enquiry for various training and consultancy in different locations.

You may gain a lot of work, you may gain a little. If you're good at what you do you'll get requested for repeat business.

The amount of work you receive will depend on where you live, what you train on, how far you are willing to travel and what demand comes in through our various marketing channels. We're looking for people in the following locations:

- Brisbane
- Gold Coast
- Sunshine Coast
- Auckland
- Wellington
- Canberra
- Perth
- Darwin
- Mackay
- Melbourne
- Sydney

To apply send your resume, and samples of your training materials and/or video content to show you in action training.

We are looking to interview week commencing 30 May 2016

Calling all social media specialists (contractor basis):

To be successful, you will have proven experience in digital marketing or social media and community management and social media advertising. You will have executed robust and impactful social campaigns that drove audience, engagement and business results.

We are ideally looking for individuals who also have commercial experience, who can adopt the right tone of voice, leverage knowledge to drive impact through channels and be a key member of our team to help our clients develop and implement the right social strategy to achieve business outcomes. Successful individuals will have high energy and passion, and a commitment to delivering excellence, as well as a pulse on social trends and a hunger to innovate.

We’re not looking for people who have a social media page and 2 followers. You must have a proven track record/portfolio to demonstrate your social media prowess and be able to prove you understand sales funnels and the full spectrum of social media advertising and how this interacts with social media posting including the latest updates. You should have experience developing lead pages and split testing to find the best conversion formulas. Marketing nous will go a long way in developing strategies to move audiences through a pre-defined sales funnel.

You must have good communication and time management skills, adhere to client budgets and pre-defined briefs.

Submit your expression of interest on the form to the right! 

Calling all web developers (contractor basis):

Due to a continued demand for our services we are seeking urgently web developers with advanced Wordpress experience. You will be able to work dynamically with other developers and project managers to tight deadlines. We even offer a website in a day package so you must be skilled enough to work under pressure with good time management and communication skills, and ensuring client expectations are met.

You will have experience and an understanding of best practice in installing themes, customising themes, be aware of the best plugins and their capabilities, and know how to make a site look great and function beautifully with a strong understanding of the need for mobile responsiveness. 

Custom development/programming experience also well regarded, as would be Adobe Business Catalyst experience.

We’re not just looking for people who can make a pretty looking website that looks like all the others out there. You must have a proven track record/portfolio to demonstrate your prowess and be able to prove you understand key marketing principles when it comes to web design, including search engine optimisation, social media, and the latest web design/development trends.

Submit your expression of interest on the form to the right! 

Calling all SEM specialists (contractor basis):

Due to a continued demand for our services we are seeking SEO/SEM specialists with a proven track record who are completely up to date with best practice in SEO. As  we are a Google Partner company, you ideally will have engaged in Google Analytics training/certification or would be willing to engage in it. 

You will be able to work dynamically with our existing team and project managers to tight deadlines. You have good time management and communication skills, and ensuring client expectations are met.

You will have a go to list for link building/directory activity, highly experienced in both on page and off page SEO strategies, understand Local SEO principals and know your way around Google Analytics, Google My Business, and Google Webmaster Tools. 

We’re not just looking for people who have just started with SEO. You must have a proven track record/portfolio to demonstrate your prowess and have worked with a range of businesses and industries, and be able to prove you are up with the latest trends and algorithm updates. 

Submit your expression of interest on the form to the right! 


We are always open to hearing from eager students who are looking to hone their craft and develop new skills in an on location environment. Work experience can be from as little as 1 day a week up to a full time schedule depending on your availability and requirements and will be based at either our Sunshine Coast, QLD or Newcastle, NSW office.

With hundreds of clients around Australia and even internationally across multiple industries, this is a great opportunity to gain experience with a small business and gain deep insights into the workings of a creative agency, and all facets of marketing, in particular digital marketing.

The successful applicant MUST also be/have the following skills and/or qualities:

  • Self-motivated
  • Versatile
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Excellent prioritiser and multi-tasker
  • Problem solver
  • Internet savvy
  • Possess an ever-positive, can-do attitude

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