Marketing & Submissions Manager


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.

Our Values

Uncompromising Design. Rigorous Curiosity. Effective Communication. Collective Intelligence. Dynamic Careers.

Woods Bagot is a values-driven organisation and our values underpin everything we do. Values guide the way we work, the way we make decisions and how we interact with each other, our clients and our stakeholders.

About the role

The role of the Marketing and Submissions Manager is to manage bid activities for significant, multi-million-dollar proposals and implement marketing initiatives to support the Sydney Studio. This multi-faceted role requires the planning and management of large-scale submissions and proposals and support services for the Sydney Studio and the wider Woods Bagot’s Global Studio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and management of bid and submission responses. Including tracking and identifying project opportunities through industry resources and intelligence.
  • Monitoring opportunities and advise local studio on market patterns and trends (current and future). Including but is not limited to, tender alerts, relevant local print media, government and industry publications, and websites.
  • Submission and bid management including advising and recommending best practice, coordinating team contributions, writing, desktop publishing and layout, content and editing, and graphic design. All while ensuring you effectively promote the attributes of Woods Bagot’s client offering.
  • Maintain library of marketing resources, including submissions, collateral including CV’s, project data sheets, and boiler plate content for use locally and globally.
  • Comprehensive application of design templates and incorporation of graphic design artwork, copywriting and layout of marketing material.
  • Maintain brand consistency across all materials.
  • Liaise directly with printers, publishers and other suppliers in regard to timely delivery of products.
  • Maintain client database and assist with developing, capturing and tracking opportunities and Client action plans utilising Woods Bagot’s CRM system.
  • With Regional BD Manager and Local Principals, assist with marketing events when required. This includes lunches, seminars and forums, cocktail functions and workshops
  • Contribute ideas to Marketing and Regional BD Manager to assist in the development of thought leadership programs and other relevant Business Development events.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have a keen eye for detail, excellent people and process management and clear communication skills. You can engage with key stakeholders at all levels of a business and leveradge these relationships to successful outcomes. The ideal candidate will also have exceptional relationship-building skills, both internally and externally, and past experience working within a professional services firm.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • 5+ years or more experience in a similar role
  • Advanced Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • CRM database using Microsoft 365 Dynamics
  • Organisation and time management
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • A genuine interest in design/building/property industries
  • Ability to integrate multiple visual platforms for presentation
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Marketing, Commerce or Design related fields

About Woods Bagot:

Wood Bagot is a leading architecture and design company. We place human experience at the centre of our design process in order to deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people use space. We do this as a global design and consulting studio with a team of over 850 experts working across 15 studios in Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. We operate in a collaborative and open environment where our global studio environment, ideas, teamwork and research allow us to deliver exceptional solutions to our clients.

Benefits we offer:

In addition to working for a world class design Studio you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus
  • Support scheme for Architectural Registration
  • Working on some of the most interesting and complex projects in Australia alongside a talented team

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume via our LinkedIn job post. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

All personal data collected by the Company will be kept confidential and only used for recruitment purposes.

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.