CAREERS

Business Development and Marketing Associate

Preferred Location

Sydney (Australia), Wellington (New Zealand), or Auckland (New Zealand)

About the position

Help Castalia’s Trans-Tasman offices win high value, high impact work by contributing to our response to procurements from international agencies and governments in various countries. Prepare compelling marketing presentations for our private sector clients and help train other Castalia staff on business development activities. Support with marketing campaigns and social media engagement across all online platforms. Keep our business development information systems and processes up to date, and continuously improving.

Duties for this role: 

Business Development

  • Respond to business opportunities, in particular by:
    • Preparing Expressions of Interest for suitable public procurement opportunities
    • Contributing to Proposals in various ways, including by: preparing company qualifications sections; identifying suitable team members and preparing their CVs for inclusion in the proposal; assisting with costing; managing overall proposal preparation; ensuring compliance with all tender requirements; proof- reading, and submitting proposals
  • Keep business development tools and information complete, correct and current

Marketing

  • Prepare high impact marketing presentations showcasing Castalia’s service offerings and expertise, for both private and public clients
  • Thoroughly understand and clearly convey the established brand voice through all marketing materials
  • Craft creative and persuasive content for a global audience using multiple channels including but not limited to social media, website, blogs, paid ads, and marketing campaigns
  • Help with digital marketing, content optimization, and SEO implementation to ensure that content aligns with digital best practices

General

  • Improving our business development approach, by
    • Identifying opportunities to improve how we do business development and marketing
    • Working with managers and others to develop and implement improvements
    • Train and coach others in following our business development approaches successfully
    • Assist the BD Manager with ad-hoc BD tasks as required

Who we’re looking for:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a similar field
  • Highly proficient in English—writes succinctly and persuasively, in plain English with ability to translate complex concepts/commentary into easily understandable written/spoken words
  • Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with the ability to translate content into a compelling and high-quality presentation materials.
  • Gets things done, delivers on commitments, self-starter
  • Supportive of others, a team player, and with good communication skills
  • Highly attentive to detail

Preferred:

  • Experience preparing Proposals, preferably for a professional services firm in a public-procurement environment
  • Experience with government agencies or international agencies (World Bank or Asian Development Bank)
  • Proficiency in the use of social media as a marketing tool
  • Proficiency in the use of graphic design as a marketing tool
  • Experience with website content management and publishing (e.g. WordPress)
  • Familiarity with keyword placement and SEO
  • Fluency in Spanish, French, Bahasa, Vietnamese, or Tagalog
  • Creative thinking
  • Work authorization for preferred work location

Remuneration and Benefits

This is a full-time position. We prefer candidates to be based in our offices in either Australia or New Zealand, but we are open to the role being based in Washington D.C. or Bogota, Colombia. The salary range will be dependent on local market, skills, and experience.

Castalia offers competitive benefits including flexible working arrangements, extra time off, and ongoing professional training and development. If this opportunity sounds exciting, and you have the skills and experience required, please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to ashwini.srinivas@castalia-advisors.com

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You won’t be able to save your progress once you’ve started an application, so please have the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample*
  • Transcripts*

*These are only required for some roles.

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

    How to apply

    If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

    Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You won’t be able to save your progress once you’ve started an application, so please have the following information and documents ready:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume/CV
    • Two professional references
    • Writing sample*
    • Transcripts*

    *These are only required for some roles.

    Applications close: 6 August 2021

    We expect to inform successful candidates by  30 August 2021 for a start date of 4 October 2021.

    Have a question?

    Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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      WASHINGTON, DC
      +1 (202) 466-6790
      1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
      United States of America

      SYDNEY
      +61 (2) 9231 6862
      Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
      Australia

      AUCKLAND
      +64 (4) 913 2800
      74D France Street, Newton South
      New Zealand

      WELLINGTON
      +64 (4) 913 2800
      Level 2, 88 The Terrace
      New Zealand

      PARIS
      +33 (1) 73 44 26 97
      6 Rue Duret
      France

      BOGOTÁ
      +57 (1) 508 5794
      Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
      Colombia

      Thinking for a better world.

      Castalia-logo-negative-2col
      PROJECTS        NEWS        BLOG        CONTACT
      © Copyright 2019 Castalia. All rights reserved.
      Terms | Privacy | Credits | Sitemap