Job no: 527337
Work type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Melbourne – CBD & Inner
Categories: Marketing

Joining the David Jones Marketing Communications function, the Lead Marketing Specialist will drive and execute all marketing activities across our Men’s & Kids category. Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, your role will be focused on driving the successful planning and delivery of 360 marketing campaigns and content on behalf of these categories. Crucially, you will ensure the media plan will amplify these campaigns with maximum affect.

You will effectively collaborate with key internal departments including Digital, VM, Legal and the broader marketing team to ensure a marketing campaign is planned, aligned and amplified across all relevant channels. Strategically partnering closely with the Merchandise teams, you will drive planning and management of custom vendor marketing campaigns (eg. Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein) to support major launches and events.

Leading a nimble team, this role will suit an experienced, ambitious, brand orientated marketing professional with a proven ability to understand customer trends and behaviours.

The Ideal Candidate will have:
Ideally 5+ years retail marketing experience – Men’s and Kids product experience desirable
A high level of expertise in channel and media planning
Integrated marketing campaign management across traditional and digital channels
Demonstratable commercial acumen with a proven ability to deliver to business objectives
Proven ability to manage diverse stakeholder groups including external agencies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with ability to present formally with confidence
Proven ability to work at pace while managing competing priorities
Exposure to leadership through direct team leadership or indirect via project teams

Why work for us?

A competitive remuneration package, including annual performance incentives
Generous employee discounts across David Jones, Country Road, Mimco, Trenery, Witchery & POLITIX brands
An additional day of leave for your birthday
Opportunities to support community partnerships across our Corporate Social Responsibility program
Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices
Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

About Us

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Our Values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

David Jones & Country Road Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Advertised: 21 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time