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Mid-Weight Creative Designer | SYDNEY

Join our busy studio and cut your design teeth in the dynamic Sport & Entertainment industry 

Join our busy studio and cut your design teeth in the dynamic Sport & Entertainment industry 

To step into our small but passionate creative team, you’re going to need passion, energy and talent… lots of raw talent! We’re looking for a mid-weight designer who’s keen to learn and not afraid to have a crack at just about anything. 

 Working closely with our Sydney based creative director and you’ll soon become a key player on the team, working on some of the biggest brands and most high-profile sponsorships in the country. You’ll be working on client projects large and small, as well as playing a key role in designing and executing our internal marketing and comms. Our work spans print, social, digital, video, outdoor and almost everything in between. No two days are ever quite the same at Gemba! 

 Ideally, you’ll have 3+ years of experience on the tools, be a team player and show strong initiative. You’ll have the ability to take on a few projects at once while being able to prioritise and deliver outcomes to tight deadlines. You’ll also have the answer to every random question fired at you, like ‘if you were a horror movie, what would you be?’ All this while being totally zen and a totally gun designer. Easy. 

 

Key responsibilities of this position include: 

  • The ability to work on briefs while keeping a close relationship with our Account Service team 
  • Ensuring you meet deadlines and aren’t afraid of presenting your designs and ideas 
  • The ability to balance your time between multiple projects while creating high quality work 

Desired Skills & Experience for the position include: 

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience working in an agency 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • High proficiency using Photoshop and PowerPoint/Google Slides 
  • A proactive, solution-based approach in a fast-paced environment 
  • Great attention to detail and the ability to be able to quality check all jobs and ensure artwork is to industry standards 
  • The ability to interpret and retain client style guides and master assets  
  • The willingness to not only share knowledge and new techniques/skill sets with other artists within the department but to also be willing to accept knowledge from your team 

  

What’s in it for you?  

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business – we take our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity seriously. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience. 

 

We understand that you dedicate a big part of your life to your work. We believe it is only fair to give you the best benefits to help you do the best job you can. Offering: flexible working arrangements, comprehensive professional development and if you hit the ground running, there is opportunity to benefit from our staff bonus structure. 

 

You’ll be part of a dynamic, talented and energetic team. You’ll gain experience working collaboratively on blue-chip clients like Toyota, Westpac, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s. All while spending your day working in the always exciting world of Sport & Entertainment.  

 

With clients large and small, offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and in a business spanning a multitude of sports and entertainment properties, there’s no shortage of variety. 

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviors. 

 

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision statement, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace. 

 

How to apply for this job?   

Send your portfolio, CV and a cover letter telling us why you want to be a part of the team to [email protected] 

 

Note – Applications close Friday, 23 September 2022

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider a job share for this role. 

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar. 

 Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks! 

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Senior Communications & PR Specialist | Melbourne or Sydney

  • Be a part of a leading agency working in the Sport & Entertainment industry
  • Significant growth opportunity to build and Gemba’s PR offering and team
  • Foundation client, lead PR for an exciting global client project for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Gemba provides world-class insights, strategy & marketing communications to the global sport & entertainment industry. Our Marketing and Communications team help brands to connect with their target audiences through sponsorship. We achieve this by using consumer insights to develop powerful ideas that engage audiences and build brand equity.

We are looking for an ambitious Senior Communications and PR Specialist to join our team working on a big, exciting project for a major global client for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The role can be based in Melbourne or Sydney and provides the right candidate with an exciting opportunity to manage all aspects of Comms and PR on traditional, social, and digital platforms, from creative concepts through to media outreach,  implementation and review.

About The Role

The Senior Communications and PR Specialist will be working with one of our largest global clients, while been given the opportunity to develop and establish Gemba’s Public Relations offering. We’re looking for someone who can bring specialist knowledge and experience to help us amplify our ideas and campaigns and create more meaningful outcomes for our clients..

The Senior Communications and PR Specialist will be responsible for developing Comms/PR strategies and plans for Gemba’s existing clients, working closely with Gemba’s Creative, Marketing Strategy and Account Management teams. They will manage the day-to-day PR workflow by effectively supporting the conceptual development and implementation of integrated communication campaigns spanning traditional, social, paid and owned media.

Additionally, they will be responsible for building strong relationships with existing and potential clients, media, internal stakeholders and external suppliers and agencies. This role is also responsible for ideation and execution of compelling, engaging and effective communications. The ideal candidate will effectively participate in brainstorms and add to the development of creative campaign ideas and new ways of working.

About You

Successful applicants will ideally have tertiary qualifications in Communications, Public Relations or Marketing, and have 5+ years’ experience in PR or communications. You’ll thrive in a dynamic environment, working collaboratively with a broad team. We’re looking for an energetic, career-minded individual with excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and a general understanding of communications and public relations disciplines.

  • Proven experience in PR/media relations, communications, or a related discipline
  • Planning and executing 360 degree communications campaigns
  • 5+ years’ experience, either in-house or agency
  • Relevant experience in sponsorships, sport and/or entertainment highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication and copywriting skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects & stakeholders simultaneously
  • Proactive nature – willing to take initiative
  • Intermediate PowerPoint, word & excel skills

What’s in it for you?

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business – we take our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity seriously. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

We understand that you dedicate a big part of your life to your work. We believe it is only fair to give you the best benefits to help you do the best job you can. Offering: flexible working arrangements, comprehensive professional development and training, and the opportunity to benefit from our staff bonus structure.

You’ll be part of a dynamic, talented and energetic team. You’ll gain experience working collaboratively on blue-chip clients like Toyota, Westpac, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s. All while spending your day working in the exciting world of Sport & Entertainment.

With clients large and small, offices in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and in a business spanning a multitude of sports and entertainment properties, there’s no shortage of variety.

How to apply for this job?

Now comes the exciting part, Instead of an old school CV and Cover Letter we want you to write up a Press Release announcing your arrival and send it to us at [email protected] along with a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Note – Applications close Friday, 23 September 2022

Gemba supports flexible working hours and will consider a job share for this role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks!

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4 MONTH CONTRACT ROLE |ACCOUNT MANAGER | MELBOURNE

Are you looking to progress your career in advertising or marketing? We’re looking for an Account Manager to join our team based in Melbourne for four months working on a big, exciting project for a major global client for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

We’re that Account Management Team in that company which everyone wants to work for. Now you’re in luck, because we need a new Account Manager to support our team on a four-month contract. A person who wants to be working on an exciting project for a major global brand for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Every day is different as an Account Manager, but with 3+ years of experience you already know that, yeah? Well, have you been an Account Manager at a company who is the industry leader in Sport and Entertainment marketing? Through all different channels: content, social, events, activations and TVCs – you’ll be immersed in sport and entertainment. It’s not a bad life!

The Role

Based in Melbourne and reporting to the Senior Account Director, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day workflow of assigned clients’ business and projects by understanding and contributing to effective client management, budget control and managing external vendors to ensure the optimal profitability on projects and maximum client impact.

About You

You will have Tertiary qualifications in any of the following: Marketing, Advertising, Communications, PR, Events or Media and ideally have experience in an agency role. Your excellent communication skills, organisational skills and attention to detail will set you apart from other applicants.

You love a fast paced, non-stop environment that will see you work across a multitude of tasks at any one time. A contagiously energetic personality is important; we are seeking a hardworking, diligent, and disciplined marketing professional. You will also love to have fun along the way!

More specifically, you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Advertising, Sponsorship, Events, Activations, Digital, Social) from creative brief to delivery and implementation
  • Proven experience in key stakeholder management including liaising with clients and other external agencies
  • Experience in managing budgets and negotiating with external vendors
  • Good understanding of the communication planning process and the creative development process
  • Strong project management skills, including process and procedures (e.g. critical paths, project plans)
  • Valid ‘Working With Children’ Check and a current Driver’s License

 As you will be involved in sporting events and activations, you will need to be prepared to work, on occasion, outside of normal office hours.

This is your chance to show you can perform in an industry leading team, roll with corporate giants and make it look effortless all at the same time.

About Gemba

Gemba is a leading authority in the ever-changing world of Sport and Entertainment. Offering specialised services across insights, data and analytics, strategy and communications, we are passionate about our clients, proud of the work we do and love operating in one of the most dynamic industries on the global stage.

Our Marketing team work with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through sponsorship. We achieve this through a considered and rigorous approach that is underpinned by consumer insights. Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours.

Our values of empathy, dynamism, discipline and integrity drive our business. More than just words in a vision document, we take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people, offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, professional, fun and inclusive workplace.

How to Apply

Written applications including a CV and cover letter should be addressed to Elaine Passanha, People & Culture Manager at [email protected]

Applications close Friday 23 September, 2022.

Note: All candidates require working rights of this country to perform the role.

Gemba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other protected characteristics or similar.

Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks!

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9 MONTH CONTRACT |AGENCY ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE | SYDNEY

Are you looking to start your career in advertising or marketing? We’re looking for an Account Executive to join our team based in Sydney on a 9-month contract working on a big, exciting project for a major global client for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

If you want work with one the world’s biggest brands on an exciting project for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, then get off the sideline, because we’ve got a massive opportunity for you. This is a chance to combine your experience in advertising or marketing with a passion for sport and entertainment.

Gemba is looking for an enthusiastic Account Executive to support and execute key sponsorship projects across content, social, events, activations, TVCs and more. So, if you are hankering to kickstart your career in Sport and Entertainment and have 1-2 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications from creative brief to production delivery, or are a university graduate looking to break into the industry, then read on.

Who is Gemba?

Gemba is a leading Sports & Entertainment consultancy with an enviable client list. Our Marketing team work with brands to understand and identify how they can connect with their target audience through sponsorship. We achieve this through a considered and rigorous approach that is underpinned by consumer insights.

Outstanding people and culture are at the heart of our business and we judge ourselves on actions and behaviours. We take our values seriously. We measure them, hold ourselves accountable and hire accordingly. We invest in our people by offering a wide range of employee benefits designed to provide a positive, fun and balanced work/life experience.

A little about the role

Based in Sydney and reporting to an Account Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day workflow of client projects, helping to deliver engaging sponsorship campaigns, and effectively managing budgets, timelines and external vendors.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the project management of key assigned accounts or projects
  • Supporting development of creative campaigns
  • Developing strong client relationships based on trust and integrity
  • Supporting the estimating and budgeting process
  • Supporting development of post-implementation reviews and reporting
  • Contributing to the provision of market insights

Who are we looking for?

You will have a relevant tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, PR or Events and ideally some experience in an agency role, however recent graduates with limited experience will be considered. Your excellent communication skills, organisational skills and attention to detail will set you apart from other applicants.

You will thrive in a fast paced, busy environment that will see you work across a multitude of tasks at any one time. An energetic personality is important; we are seeking a hardworking, diligent marketing professional, but you must have the ability to let your

hair down and have a laugh with the fantastic team that surrounds you.

More specifically, you will have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in managing the execution of marketing communications (i.e. Content, Advertising Production, Sponsorship, Events, Digital, Content, Social) from creative brief to production delivery – preferred
  • A good understanding of the creative development and communication planning process
  • Experience in managing budgets and negotiating with external vendors
  • Strong project management skills, including process and procedures (e.g. timelines, project plans)
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and ability to prioritise workload
  • Valid ‘Working With Children’ Check, Driver’s Licence and Police Check

 As you will be involved in activations for your clients you will need to be prepared to work, on occasion, outside of normal office hours.

This is a great opportunity to join the Gemba team who are well respected as thought leaders in the exciting and dynamic Sports and Entertainment category.

How to apply for this job?

Written applications including a CV and COVER LETTER should be addressed to [email protected]

Applications close Friday 23 September 2022.

Note: You must hold the right to live and work in Australia, have a valid driver’s licence, have or be able to attain a working with children and police check. Recruitment Agencies, we appreciate the interest, but we’ve got this one covered. Thanks!

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Vocational Placements

Kick-start your career at Gemba.

Vocational Placement

Gemba offers third year university students who are currently studying an undergraduate degree the opportunity to complete their Vocational Placement at Gemba. If you are required to complete a set number of placement hours as part of your course, then come and get the best S&E experience with us, …

  • The placement must be done as a requirement of a tertiary education or training course.
  • The placement is unpaid
  • The placement will be for a set period of time depending on the requirement of the course.

To apply, please send your CV/Resume to [email protected]

Unfortunately we are unable to offer work experience placements to secondary school students or to graduates who have completed their university degree.

For 3rd year tertiary students who are not required to complete placement hours as part of their degree but are still studying, we will consider applications pending an official request from your University.

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