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.
About Arts Centre Melbourne
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, Arts Centre Melbourne (ACM) presents world-class performing arts in a year-round exciting program. Experience Australia’s best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music.
The Business Unit
Marketing and Communications is responsible for the management of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Marketing, Online, Communications and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) services. The department coordinates the integrated planning and implementation of campaigns for external hirers and Arts Centre Melbourne presented programming.
The primary purpose of this role is to plan and manage the delivery of integrated marketing campaigns and projects. You will also be responsible for:Providing marketing campaign analysis that delivers insights to improve ROICollaborating with and providing marketing advice to presenters and promoters and coordinating the delivery of their marketing servicesManaging, developing and supporting relationships with both internal and external stakeholdersManaging campaign budgets
To be successful in this role you will possess:A tertiary qualification in a relevant field, and/or equivalent marketing or specialist knowledge.Proven experience in marketing campaign management.The ability to work autonomously on marketing campaigns and projects.Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated experience communicating effectively at all levels.
To apply, click the Apply button below. Applications should be submitted Thursday 28th September 2017.
Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and CV with their application (combined into the one document).
Please go to Arts Centre Melbourne website, go to the Employment page and select this job advert to access the position including the selection criteria.
Applications are open to those with full-working rights in Australia
Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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Koala is looking for a talented UI Designer to help take our digital user experience to the next level. Reporting to the Lead Designer, you'll be the main designer in the digital product team and be responsible for prototyping, designing and reviewing A/B tests, updates, and new site features ensuring they are both aesthetically and functionally sound.
Understand and hone in on user needs, and leverage this understanding to help ideate and define product requirements by collaborating with product and design peers, leveraging low-fi sketches, wireframes and prototypes to inform the ideation process
Create great-looking final artwork, ready for development, across a range of screens and devices
Conduct qualitative and quantitative user research, interviews, usability testing, and other research methods and data analysis techniques
Optimize the website by creating visuals and prototypes to support online testing, including A/B tests
Design wireframes with clear information architecture and hierarchy vision, user interaction model and user flows
Be a thought leader in our organisation, keep up to date and share industry trends and best practices about product design and UI processes
Continually keep yourself and your design team updated with the latest changes in your industry’s standards
Juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
2+ years experience as a UI, interaction designer or a similar role
A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details
Good working knowledge of HTML & CSS and know what’s possible to achieve across browsers. You know the limitations and advantages
Solid understanding of the web environment, GUI (screen layouts and composition) and style guide application. You are used to using style guides and have examples of driving consistency across designs while maintaining a creative approach.
Expert in using Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other standard design and prototyping tools
Sound experience working from brief to execution across multiple mediums
Ideally, you’ve got experience working within an eCommerce environment
Strong awareness of technology and digital trends
Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and within required deadlines
BenefitsCompetitive salaryFree mattress (discounts for family)Lots of free food & coffeeCasual Friday every day (shorts and t-shirt friendly)