A recent World Economic Forum report (Future of Jobs) identified the top 10 job skills required in 2020 as:Complex problem solvingCritical thinkingCreativityPeople managementCoordinating with othersEmotional intelligenceJudgement and decision makingService orientationNegotiationCognitive flexibility
A Step Change strategy role uniquely demands and develops all of them.
It’s challenging. You'll learn more in 6 months than you would in 6 years in most jobs. Frankly, it's not easy, but nothing worth doing ever is. If that excites you, read on. If it sounds scary then don't waste your time.
THE ROLE - SO WHAT IS A STEP CHANGE STRATEGIST?
This role walks the line between management consultant, account director and creative strategist. We're looking to invest in someone who wants to develop their problem-solving abilities and creative thinking. Working with a Strategy Director, you'll solve problems for 30+ clients a year, such as:How do we launch a new business/product?How do we transform a struggling business?How do we optimise our marketing spend, online and offline?How do we most powerfully tell our brand story?
KEY RESPONSIBILITIESYou’ll play an active part in client strategy workshops including developing and presenting original ideas direct to clientsYou’ll write strategy documents (following workshops) to ensure ideas and analysis are communicated powerfully and accuratelyYou’ll brief creative and digital teams to execute on ideas and concepts generated in client workshopsBeyond the brief, you’ll ensure deliverables are on strategy, meet client expectations and generate desired resultsYou’ll be both the internal project management lead and the primary day-to-day client contact
Your passion for solving problems and generating fresh ideas is only trumped by the joy you get from making stuff happen and a job well done. You're smart, restless, curious and entrepreneurial yet disciplined and focused. You love a team environment and don't back down from a challenge. You're highly motivated and never satisfied with the status quo.
To Make This Rare Position Yours, You Will:Have a minimum 5 years full-time experience working in a business, management consultancy, or advertising agency in a client facing or project management roleWritten and verbal English skills at a native mastery levelDemonstrate both strategic and creative thinkingDemonstrate project management skillsBe up for weekly overnight interstate travel
Bonus Points For:Digital know-howPublic speaking and presentation skillsClient management and relationship skillsSkilled in data analytics
HOW TO APPLYComplete the online application at http://www[dot]hellostepchange[dot]com/join-our-team/You will require a CV with a cover page detailing why you're right for the role and what appeals to you about the positionTo show your attention to detail, include the word 'elephant' in your application and make sure your cover letter and resume are in one .pdf document
Please note that applications through TheLoop will not be accepted.
The Independent Liquor Group (ILG) is one of Australia's leading liquor wholesalers servicing a wide range of liquor outlets across NSW and QLD and currently have a vacancy in our Erskine Park Office for a talented and motivated Junior Graphic Designer.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to join a very talented in house creative team that is entirely responsible for the creation and production of all marketing promotions, including point of sale material, catalogues, trade and consumer advertising and internal communication material.
The Company offers an immediate start to the successful applicant, however to be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm to learn and the ability to appreciate constructive evaluation.
To succeed in this role you will require:
Completed Degree/Diploma Qualifications in Graphic Design
Highly competent in the Adobe Creative Suite (in particular Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator & Acrobat).
Creative flair balanced with the ability to accept instruction
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent time management skills to meet production plans and deadlines
Be organized, a self-starter and have the ability to multi task
Likes having fun in a small team environment
Excellent communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
Positive attitude to Customer Service
Previous experience in a design role will be viewed favourably
Knowledge of online advertising
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and meet the above criteria, we request you include a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the role, together with your Portfolio and relevant graphic design samples that are inclusive of a project and process description (no larger than 2 mb).
As we are located in Western Sydney, please consider the location and your travel requirements before applying.
We thank all applicants for their interest in the role however only short listed applicants will be contacted.
Applications close 13 October 2017.
Sail is a Fintech startup that launched in November 2016. Our aim is to empower and liberate small businesses - be it access to capital, networking, advice or anything else. We want to be a non-bank bank for SMEs. We're looking for a product designer to join our product team and play a key role in shaping our products and its delivery to our customers
Analysing requirements and reducing them to their problems
Brainstorming solutions with the cross functional team
Visually communicating design solutions using sketching, whiteboarding and other design techniques
Prototyping expected user experience
Validating designs using appropriate testing techniques
Creating final visuals that shape what our product becomes
Minimum of 3 years experience in UX/UI
A portfolio that demonstrates experience in product thinking
Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Photoshop, Invision etc)
Ability to work with little supervision and in a multi-disciplinary team
Having worked previously in a startup is a plus!