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What this CMO is doing to schedule a new marketing approach

For someone who claims no natural affinity with scheduling, it’s surprising Brett Chester finds himself in the role of CMO for a fast-growth technology company focused on making rostering easier. But it is through his own career experience Chester says he has developed an understanding of the client base of his company, Australian-born Deputy, and the pain scheduling can bring.

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The senior-junior skills gap in marketing marketing

Senior marketers are increasingly looking to build their innovation and opportunity identification capabilities and recognise soft skills and collaboration as critically important across the marketing function. Yet there is clear gap in the way planning and execution knowledge is shared between senior leaders and their teams.

Leadership

QMS appoints new chief marketing officer

QMS has recruited Melbourne Fashion Festival’s head of sales and marketing as its new chief marketing officer after promoting Sara Lappage to chief operating officer – customer.

Leadership

CMO to CEO: What iSelect's chief did to get to the top job

Having the respect of the CFO and an ability to speak to both cause and effect is one of the vital skills CMOs need to earn their place at the executive leadership table today. And it’s also instrumental to making the leap up to CEO, iSelect CEO, Warren Hebard, says.

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5 ways leading CMOs are building connection with their CEOs

According to CMO’s annual State of the CMO research, marketing leaders rate the CEO/MD as their biggest champion and advocate within the organisation. So what does it take to truly build a great, strategic connection with your CEO/MD? We ask leading marketers from Greencross, MyDeal, Audi, NAB and West HQ for their valuable insights.

Leadership

Fostering a stronger CMO-CEO relationship

Fostering strong relationships as a CMO with cross-functional leaders is vital to being able to exercise strategic and impactful organisational influence. And if this year’s State of the CMO is any guide, the best marketing chiefs are actively working to ensure their CEO is their biggest advocate.

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Launch marketing council Episode 5: Retailer and supplier

In our fifth and final episode, we delve into the relationship between retailer and supplier and how it drives and influences launch marketing strategies and success. To do that, we’re joined by Campbell Davies, group general manager of Associated Retailers Limited, and Kristin Viccars, marketing director A/NZ, Apex Tool Group. Also featured are Five by Five Global managing director, Matt Lawton, and CMO’s Nadia Cameron.

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Great read. I agree that it should be a perfect balance between interacting with your customers and knowing your brand. As a business, yo...

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Blog Posts

Why if marketing is all you do, you’ll never be very good at it

OK, so you’re probably thinking: “Here comes another article to badger me about living in my bubble.” And also, “I bet this bubble-bashing piece will go on to explain how I can achieve better results through some heady dose of new life experiences, new routines and annoyingly different opinions on social media.”

Dane Smith and Toby Harrison

Ogilvy Australia

A leader’s role in rebuilding a culture of confidence

Every day, there are new predictions and studies on the future of work, the state of the economy and the unfolding global pandemic. All of which creates uncertainty and heightens the imperative of effective leadership.

Michelle Gibbings

Workplace expert, author

Confused About Your Customers?​

​I've worked in brand and marketing for more than 20 years. But there’s one area where I’ve found myself going around in circles and I must admit I'm becoming increasingly confused.

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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