Global Insights Leader

This position can be based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide.

Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company placing human experience at the centre of our design process to create and deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space.

About the role

The Global Insights Role seeks to identify and brand the thoughts, trends, and insights our sector-based global studio elicits into graspable solutions. The role packages industry-leading thought leadership into timely and compelling content that entertains and educates our clients, and broader audience on the value of our design thinking and the benefits we bring.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Develop a close working relationship with global sector leaders (and thought leaders within their teams) and our regional content & communications leaders
  • Draw on ERA-Co research and design team to leverage their data analytics capabilities
  • Define an annual insights content strategy and execute that strategy
  • Respond in an agile manner to current market events, producing content that engages through questions and provides answers.
  • Brand, art direct and produce content in a way that translates ideas into graspable solutions.
  • Work with content & communication leaders on pitching content to relevant local and global media and industry bodies.
  • Develop and produce entire campaign thought leadership with events and publications extension when appropriate.
  • Drawing on the Strategic Business Plan, identify key target audiences and raise the quality and profile of the Woods Bagot brand – globally, but with particular focus on our emerging markets.

All with a key target audience in mind and an objective of raising the quality and profile of the Woods Bagot brand – globally, but with particular focus on our emerging markets.

About you

Excellent and proven writing, self-editing, and visual communications skills are imperative to succeed in this role. Experience in architecture, design communication or branding & advertising is advantageous.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience working across all levels of talent and leadership.
  • A proven ability to execute multiple projects, simultaneously relationship building, and comfortably hit deadlines.
  • Exceptional relationship-building experience with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing and self-editing skills.
  • Experience working within a global structure, with colleagues in multiple time zones a plus.
  • Minimum ten years of communications, brand, public relations, journalism, or publishing experience.
  • Knowledge of architecture and design is desired.
  • Comfort level with tracking services, analytics, and reporting.
  • Some travel may be necessary.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter through our Global Insights Leader LinkedIn job post. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

Mandatory requirements

It is an essential requirement that at the time of applying for this position applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where difference is celebrated, valued and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation to creativity and innovative design – it is only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of strategists, experience designers and scientists, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.