Head of Brand and Marketing

Head of Brand and Marketing

Division: Marketing

Position Classification: Full Time

Location: Darlinghurst, NSW (not available as remote role)

Reports to: Co MDs

About Boody

Boody is Australia and New Zealand's first B Corp certified underwear brand. We create everyday essentials from innovative eco-friendly materials that are better for the planet and our communities. Our experience in health and wellness and retail, combined with our love of technology, our growth mindset, and our passion for the environment has inspired us to build a world-class team and brand with a joint vision to “champion a future, fit for all”.

From humble beginnings in Sydney in 2013, Boody now spans the globe selling in over 15 countries and sold in 4,000 health and wellness focused independent retailers, as well as online in AU, NZ, EU, Canada and North America. We’re well on our way to becoming a household name in Australia and we’re now ready to do the same on the global stage.

For more about our brand, culture, and story listen to our co-MD's on the Retail Oasis podcast here.

About the Role

You will play an integral part in developing and leading an effective Global Marketing & Product Strategy that supports the business key initiatives while positively driving brand awareness, consideration, market share growth and financial outcomes.

The role will require you to think creatively, be bold and communicate effectively when rolling out larger scale change opportunities. Your ability to manage the balance between art and science is pivotal to success and you are able to think through the impacts of decisions across departments and inspire the leadership team to think deeply about the future of the business and develop the right opportunities at the right time that pursue the brand vision, mission and goals.

This role and the tasks that will be undertaken are not cookie cutter or template structured. Boody requires a thought leader and change catalyst to push the brand towards new heights and compete in a cluttered market. We don't do boring. We do big, bold and brave so this is your chance to bring meaning into your work and change the world as we know it.

What You'll Do - Role Details

  • Develop and oversee the strategic execution and performance of Boody in multiple markets (AU, NZ, EU, and North America) and channels (wholesale, D2C and marketplace).
  • Integration of overarching global brand strategy into a localised brand strategy into AU and NZ, EU and North America to ensure full alignment exists as a global brand.
  • Establish and manage above-the-line and below-the-line marketing campaigns.
  • Build and lead a team of brand and creative thinkers and doers who work cross-function and execute specific marketing initiatives and campaigns across wholesale marketing, PR, social, affiliates, partnerships, influencers, TV, outdoor, plus a large focus on performance marketing.
  • Work with Boody’s international distributors to contribute to strategy, planning and implementation of trade marketing opportunities, in addition to sales growth across marketing, brand and product.
  • Financial management across brand and product departments, ensuring all activities are aligned with business and brand objectives, including budget management and allocation with a particular emphasis on profitable growth.
  • Reporting and analysis against industry benchmarks, budget and kpi’s to deliver on our marketing and product tactical roadmap.
  • Develop insights from analysis of market data, competitor intelligence, consumer research, and customer/retailer data to ensure we remain relevant across product and marketing.
  • Drive and deliver the long term product roadmap focusing on category opportunities that will give the brand the relevant market share required to grow while remaining true to our core focus in basic, affordable and sustainable essentials.
  • Develop and deliver the long term brand and marketing strategic direction that will drive global brand awareness.
  • Work cross-functionally to capitalise on trade marketing opportunities across the wholesale and distribution channels to ensure a strong brand recognition presence is maintained across all offline channels.

What Can You Expect?

  • Competitive remuneration based on experience plus attractive STI and LTI incentive structure.
  • Work directly with the founders and executive team in a role that will directly impact the future of our brand in its most exciting growth stage.
  • Hybrid work from home model offering flexibility to balance the things you love. 
  • Great office in Darlinghurst (soon to be Surry Hills), within walking distance to the city and public transport hubs.
  • High-spirited, supportive and highly experienced team with a fantastic culture. 
  • We give back to our community - Boody is B Corp certified and partners with 1% For The Planet to donate 1% of all online revenue to environmental non-profits.
  • We also commit our team's time to help philanthropic causes.

About You

Objectives aside, the greatest skill and value you will bring to the business is your ability to lead and develop a high performing brand and product team as well as ideate and prioritise opportunities, managing resources in line with the business strategy.

We’re searching for a generalist, that rare combination of someone who thrives on analysing numbers, mixed with a creative thinker and do-er. Above all, we’re looking for someone passionate about changing the apparel industry for the better. You’ll be getting in on the ground floor of a global opportunity, so it’s critical that you’re excited about growing with our team into new opportunities as we scale around the world. Prior experience with global expansion across the US and EU will be highly desirable.

You thrive in a dynamic and agile small business environment, where things change and we’re kept on our toes. You’re comfortable being uncomfortable. You’re guided by your gut but backed by the data. You’re detail-oriented and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems.

You understand the e-commerce and retail landscape, have a strong passion for what you do and are constantly refining and adding to your toolkit. You have experience creating data-led forecasts and managing budgets, analysing results and driving growth.

Most importantly, you match our core values, so it is critical that you fit these to a tee (see what we did there?). You are:

- High Spirited: we’re light-hearted, positive and always see the glass as half full. Above all, we strive to make Boody a great place to work.

- Caring: Our intrinsic caring nature means that we are forever looking out for one another, our community and the wider world.

- Driven: We’re motivated to be our best at all times. We take a dynamic, approach to all aspects of our business, always pushing innovation and growth.

- Considered: We are considered and diligent in our approach. We think before we act. We listen. 

What Can you Expect

  • Great office in Darlinghurst, just down the street from Hyde Park, within walking distance to the city and public transport hubs!
  • Supportive and highly experienced team with a fantastic work culture.
  • We give back to our community - Boody partners with 1% for the Planet to donate 1% of all online revenue to environmental non-profits. We also commit our team's time to help philanthropic causes and are proud to have a strategic partnership with Thread Together. Most importantly, our business ‘impact plan’ is currently in the pipeline.. stay tuned.

    The Fine Print

    • This role is full time and you are required to work from Boody HQ (if you're aligned with our values, you'll love being here). Please do not apply if seeking fully remote work.
    • We require you to have full residency or a permanent Visa in Australia.

     


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