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Jobs at Concrete Playground

 

OVERVIEW

Are you a creative, enthusiastic self-starter with excellent interpersonal and account management skills?  Do you have a deep understanding of the Australian digital media landscape? Do you want to join the Sales Team of The Year from the 2019 Mumbrella Publish Awards?

Concrete Playground is currently seeking a driven professional to join its award-winning team as Digital Partnerships Manager.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you'll be part of the small but talented and passionate group that drives the Concrete Playground brand and business in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland and Wellington.

We're looking for an ambitious person who can work collaboratively to create and implement advertising campaigns and partnerships with some of the world's top brands, institutions and events — including American Express, Heineken, Google, Samsung and Tanqueray.

We are committed to finding meaningful and relevant ways for brands to connect with our highly engaged audience, which also gained us the title of Branded Content Studio of The Year at this year's Publish Awards.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Managing direct and agency clients across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Driving sales, digital innovations and revenue opportunities through the business in order to meet quarterly targets.
  • Providing sales and client management support to the Commercial Director.
  • Working with the Branded Content Editor to deliver content and experiences for our brand partners.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive experience working in digital with a particular focus on display, content and/or social solutions, with 3-5 years in a sales role.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, creative flair and attention to detail.
  • Natural ability to work collaboratively and lead teams of people.
  • Superb client and personal management skills.
  • Sound ability to create, develop and present proposals and reports to clients.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, GSuite and, ideally, Keynote and Photoshop.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your application to Concrete Playground's Commercial Director, Tahlia Phillips, via jobs@concreteplayground.com.au along with the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV/resume
  • Links to any relevant online work

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OVERVIEW

Are you looking to jump start your career in digital media? Are you a creative, ambitious self-starter with great ideas and excellent interpersonal skills? Do you want to join the Sales Team of The Year from the 2019 Mumbrella Publish Awards?

Concrete Playground is looking for a skilled junior to join its Sydney team as Digital Partnerships Executive.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

A smart, confident individual who is driven to forge a career in digital media and content marketing. As Concrete Playground's Digital Partnerships Executive you will be responsible for servicing a rich portfolio derived from inbound enquiries and through direct clients, PR firms and boutique agencies.

You'll gain an in-depth understanding of how every aspect of a digital publishing business works and learn the tools required to sell in innovative content-lead campaigns — which also gained us the title of Branded Content Studio of The Year at this year's Publish Awards.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Managing direct and agency clients across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Driving sales and revenue opportunities through the business in order to meet quarterly targets.
  • Providing sales and client management support to the Commercial Director.
  • Keeping Concrete Playground sales collateral up-to-date, including media kits, market intelligence & data analysis.
  • Working with the Branded Content Editor to deliver content and experiences for our brand partners.
  • Liaising with the Editorial Managers to create and produce the Concrete Playground newsletters.
  • Coordinating commercial activities across the wider team; booking appointments, organising client entertainment & gifting, and liaising with third-party suppliers.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A university degree.
  • A minimum of one year's experience with a publisher, media owner, media agency, creative agency or similar.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and creative flair.
  • An eagerness to learn and to grow within the business, with a trajectory to becoming a Digital Partnerships Manager with an extensive media agency patch.
  • A great attitude – you must be upbeat, enthusiastic, sociable and ready to learn.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and CV to the attention of Concrete Playground's Commercial Director Tahlia Phillips, at jobs@concreteplayground.com.au.

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Are you looking to take the next step with your career in digital media? Are you an ambitious, commercially-minded self-starter with excellent writing, interpersonal and organisational skills? Concrete Playground is looking for a skilled professional to join its Sydney team as Campaign Executive.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Working in a growing Implementation and Operations team, reporting to the Operations Director, you'll be part of the small but talented and passionate team that drives Concrete Playground's campaign implementation.

We're looking for an ambitious person who can work collaboratively to implement, trafficking, optimise and report on campaigns with some of Australia's and the world's top brands, institutions and events.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support to the Operations and Sales team
  • Implementing all digital display elements of campaigns including video
  • Campaign reporting and analysis
  • Collecting, compiling and accessing data from campaigns across all Concrete Playgrounds assets to provide campaign recommendations
  • Programmatic coordination and implementation
  • Project manage small-sized campaigns for the sales team
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience working in digital with a particular focus on display, content and/or social solutions, with a minimum of one year in a media operations role.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Superb client and personal management skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and, ideally, GSuite
  • A great attitude – you must be upbeat, enthusiastic, ready to learn and the consummate team player.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and CV to Concrete Playground's Operations Director, Natalie Ratcliffe, at jobs@concreteplayground.com.au.

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Do you have a story Concrete Playground should cover, and think you're the person to cover it? Well, let us know. Whether you've got the scoop on a new cafe opening in your street, a new designer you'd like to profile or an opinion on the culture of the city's nightlife, we're keen to hear about it.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Experienced writers and photographers who are keen to create intelligent, insightful and engaging content for their cities. We welcome pitches for all types of content, including local news, list-style features, opinion pieces, restaurant reviews, profiles and galleries. Contributors will be paid per submission.

If you're sending through a pitch, first check that it's subject is not something we have covered previously. Then make sure you include:

  • details (in dot-points) of what your piece will cover,
  • why it matters to Concrete Playground's readers, and
  • any relevant background or links.

One or two examples of your published work wouldn't go astray, either.

HOW TO APPLY

If you're in Australia, please email your pitches, along with a few samples of your published work, to Concrete Playground's editor Lauren Vadnjal at lauren@concreteplayground.com.au. In New Zealand, get in touch with editor Stephen Heard at stephen@concreteplayground.co.nz.

Please note that, although we would like to, we may not be able to respond or provide feedback to every pitch.

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OVERVIEW

Do you love to eat, drink and/or do fun things in Sydney? Do you care about how this city evolves? Do you like to put those thoughts and experiences into words (and sometimes pictures)? Then you've got a lot in common with Concrete Playground Sydney. We're looking for editorial interns to work one day per week in our Sydney headquarters.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Interns who are keen to experience the ins and outs of digital media and to build their professional writing skills. You will need to bring in those talented hands of yours the following:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • A love of and engagement with Sydney's cultural life

HOW TO APPLY

Email your CV and 2-3 samples of your written work to Concrete Playground's editor Lauren Vadnjal at lauren@concreteplayground.com.au.

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