Senior Marketing Manager - Hawthorn East

Coles Group

Location: Hawthorn East

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Coles Group

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.

About the role

As one of the biggest brands in Australia, we connect with over 19 million people each week. Whether it’s innovative in-store design, creative omnichannel storytelling, or thunderclap advertising that reaches 98% of Australians, our Marketing team play a pivotal role in driving our brand forward, helping our customers lead healthier and happier lives, and building the trust and reliability we’re known for.

A new 9-month fixed-term full-time or part-time opportunity has arisen for a flexible and adaptable Senior Marketing Manager.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Head of Brand & Content, you will interface with a breadth of internal business units and external creative and media partners. The role will manage a team that delivers customer-facing campaigns laddering up to our Value pillar which includes working with insights, brief development, establishment of strategic propositions, creative concepting and execution.

You’ll also

  • Work with our agency partners and team to develop and execute integrated marketing plans
  • Coach, support and develop brand and content team members
  • Interpret customer problems to define customer-centric solutions
  • Optimise team workflows to ensure engaged and utilised team
  • Manage costs and production budgets
  • Drive efficiencies via automating processes.

    Good things you’ll need

We’re after an experienced customer centric Marketer who can navigate ambiguity and work with cross-functional teams to influence and drive campaigns forward. You are known for your energy, resilience, and ability to deliver results at pace.

You’ll also need

  • Proven leadership and coaching experience
  • Proven experience implementing marketing strategy
  • End to end campaign management including creative development and production
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder engagement, and negotiation skills
  • Strong prioritisation skills
  • A sense of humour

Why Coles?

You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

For everyone who shares our passion

We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you

If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.


You’ve got this!