An attractive salary package
16 December, 2018

Business Lead – Wildbear Digital

Dream opportunity for top Media/Marketing Executive to lead WildBear’s digital service line during exciting growth phase. Create, grow, succeed!

The Organisation:

WildBear is media content company headquartered in Canberra with offices in Sydney and Brisbane.  As an integrated factual content company, WildBear is a broad based production business working across television, theatrical, corporate, educational, and government communications.

WildBear’s clients include major international broadcasters such as the History and Discovery channels, National Geographic, and ABC TV.  They work closely with Federal and State Government agencies, Museums and Cultural organisations, and a number of high profile private corporations (e.g. Netflix).

WildBear is looking to appoint a high performing Executive to lead the digital creation business focusing on corporate content, and further developing the fee for service business lines.  This is a National role with room for international expansion. 

The Opportunity:

This is an opportunity to elevate your career by continuing to grow an already successful, profitable business line and taking it to new heights. An ambitious and driven Media Executive will see a chance to grow into a key leadership role with WildBear, working closely with the CEO to expand WildBear’s operations.

The entrepreneurial minded will see an incredible chance to leverage a large, respected brand and network nationally and internationally.  There is access to a huge back catalogue and stock footage library to help productise new service offerings that will support developing new business opportunities.  You will have autonomy to further develop “the story” of Wildbear Digital, to promote the business’s success through social and drive a new commercial vision.

The ethically minded will find an opportunity to make a positive impact on communities by developing digital content around how stories are told about our history, conservation, culture, nature and social impact.

The Role:

The role combines commercial management and business strategy, entrepreneurship, strategic account development and the opportunity to build exciting new products and services. This role will be less about designing and producing the content and materials, and more about leading the business area and being the face of WildBear’s digital offering.

The role involves creating opportunities across Australia using WildBear’s national trusted network of contacts across the three offices. Ideally this role will be based out of Canberra, however there is potential to work from WildBear’s offices in Sydney or Brisbane for the ideal candidate.

There is a detailed job description available on enquiry.

The Person:

You are a high performing media or marketing Executive with a demonstrated track record of growing a business line through strategic opportunity formulation and delivery.  You come from a creative field, but your strength is in commercial management, business development and leading people.  You have a strong understanding around contemporary digital media and a background in a creative content focused industry. Ideally you also have strong complementary business networks to leverage, and experience winning work/delivering services to Government organisations.

You are entrepreneurial by nature and can evidence where you have used commercial and creative insight to formulate successful new products or services carefully aligned with market needs.  You have strong leadership qualities, and have led positive team cultures empowering staff to help drive the company vision within the values.

The Salary/Rate:

An attractive salary package including bonus structure is on offer for this position. Applicants will be advised of the range upon application.

This is one of those rare opportunities that we know will be someone’s dream job.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Andy Batstone on 02 6102 4878, quoting Ref No 8137

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Andy Batstone