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Commercial Director

Decision Making role within one of the worlds most highly regarded design firms within their sector
  • Salary: A$160,000-180,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Strategic Appointments
  • Job Ref: 53858

About this role


This notable design studio is looking for an experienced Commercial Director to add value to their revenue & profitability generating activities by identifying new commercial opportunities and managing marketing efforts. You will keep abreast of trends and market conditions to provide strategic advice to upper management.You will have an entrepreneurial mindset and great leadership skills. The ideal candidate will also be a creative strategist with excellent organizational abilities. You will have prior experience managing customer facing business, have strong financial and commercial skills, understanding of pricing models, budgets and forecasting and be a dynamic leader with a proven ability to motivate and lead cross functional team to effect change and to meet objectives and goals in a medium sized business.This company is an established & growing business and a global leader in Architectural 3d Rendering, Film and Animation & Digital Experience - with a well established global footprint.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate profitability & growth
  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development etc.)
  • Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met
  • Support and lead the business development team to to acquire new profitable customers and manage client relationships (new and existing)
  • Collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams (production, marketing, sales, customer service etc.)
  • Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for senior management
  • Assist in setting financial targets and budget development and monitoring Requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience as commercial director or other relevant role
  • Agency/Architecture-Design Firm Experience is ideal but not essential.
  • Professional Services Experience is a must
  • Proven experience in sales and/or marketing and managing relationships with key clients
  • In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis
  • Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes
  • Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mindset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc/BA in business administration, finance or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus

 

Alex Maher

Bio: Alex studied Applied Arts at The Billy Blue College of Design, renowned for its innovative education taught by designers for designers. Alex now uses his knowledge to help studios find the best support staff for roles in graphics, wayfinding, experiential design, marketing, operations, and business development.

+61 (0)2 9212 0230

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