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Director, Marketing & Communications - Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Location Melbourne
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-1911-98612-2
Posted 14 days ago
  • Unique Commercial Opportunity Having a Positive Social Impact
  • Shape the Future of this World Renowned Destination
  • Attractive Executive Remuneration Package & Benefits
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events. Hosting nearly 1500 events each year, the organisation is internationally renowned for its incredible range of spaces, innovative design and jaw-dropping food. A member of a highly competitive global industry that is constantly evolving, MCEC partner with leading minds from around the world to help customers create experiences that defy expectations. They tailor every experience because they realise it’s the little details that make all the difference.

This exceptional organisation currently seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to better inform the strategy and value proposition for the business. Reporting to the CEO and being a valued contributor around the executive table, this role will modernise and reimagine the marketing and communications functions for MCEC. Leading a team of 11 across marketing, communications, digital and design you will enhance the reputation of the function across the organisation by showcasing the MCEC story and delivering pragmatic outcomes. This includes a strategic approach to building partnerships with a range of community stakeholders as well as harnessing a close relationship with the Director of Sales, to ensure the needed collateral for securing internationally recognised customers and events is delivered.

An experienced leader and executive in the marketing and communications field, you have an interest to make a positive social impact. With a proven background in services industries you have an appreciation for the importance of quality customer experiences. Your track record delivering evidence based strategies and plans is regarded as a key strength and you are personally committed to building high performing teams and continuing to develop organisational capability. Passionate about storytelling, you are driven to the pursuit of excellence and excited by the opportunity to shape the future of this world renowned destination.

MCEC are excited by big ideas that break convention and if this excites you take a moment to watch their video and get a feel for the changes they are driving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ng7IxTiGRK8&feature=youtu.be

To apply for this role, please email your CV to executive@davidsonwp.com quoting reference number JO-1911-98612 in the subject line of your email. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Natasha Diamond on (03) 9929 9556 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.