Senior Manager - Brand Development

  • Full Time Job
  • Hybrid

Seequent builds world-leading subsurface software, helping create a better understanding of the earth to ensure a better world for all.

We are constantly evolving at the forefront of technology to transform how geo-professionals work, eliminating barriers to understanding by connecting software, teams, and the tools they need.

Every day, our customers in over 100 countries work to develop mineral resources more sustainably, design and build better infrastructure, protect the environment, source renewable energy, and help resolve historical challenges such as groundwater contamination and ageing infrastructure.

Our integrated earth modelling, geo-data management, and team collaboration software enables them to see a more complete picture of the earth: because with more understanding comes better decisions – for people and the planet.

Headquartered in New Zealand with global reach, Seequent is the specialist subsurface software company within Bentley Systems. Together, we are helping build a more resilient world.

We’re a high growth, people-centric success story.

Seequent is a Bentley Systems company, working together to build a better future.

The Role

The Senior Manager, Brand Development is responsible for developing and guiding the values, behaviours, standards, and external messaging required to positively promote and build lasting value in our Seequent brand and product brands.

You will work across the business to ensure our brand and brand values are developed, presented, and continuously evolving throughout all content and collateral we produce as a company. This includes but is not limited to our digital experience, marketing collateral, training, corporate clothing, value stories, partnerships, events, and external customer communication. This role will manage the Events, Content Strategy, and Creative teams that support the wider Customer Experience team goals.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Oversee the development of strategic brand values, content, and guidelines in alignment with other senior stakeholders in the organisation. This includes both visual and written guides, as well as assets for usage throughout the business.
  • Manage the team responsible for the creative process, which may include aspects of visual, graphic, and web design in conjunction with the wider Customer Experience team and external agencies. Ensure that all outputs are on brand.
  • Hold accountability for the creation of customer and corporate content. This includes web content, social content, value stories, case studies, and other thought leadership pieces as required.
  • Oversee the events team to ensure a global framework and guidelines are in place, while driving the corporate events strategy to support the overall business growth goals.
  • Improve the scalability and effectiveness of Seequent’s Brand function to adequately support the sectors and regions.
  • Demonstrate proactive and positive leadership. This includes providing the team with training, development, and motivation to succeed.

In order to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A suitable tertiary qualification in Business, Marketing, or any other business-related field.
  • At least 5+ years of experience leading teams and providing leadership, support, coaching and training within a brand and marketing discipline.
  • A proven track record of leading and providing negotiation and conflict management, with a balanced approach to influencing and persuading.
  • Ability to demonstrate structured planning, and processing skills that identify and deliver on predictable outcomes.
  • Strong focus on driving results and delivering against commercial target, with the ability to also plan and act strategically.
  • Ability to understand the products, markets, customers, and competitors and what drives their behaviours.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, be highly effective at developing strong credibility and working relationships with the ability to receive feedback from diverse sources to grow personally and professionally from it.

 Why you will enjoy working with us..

You will be joining a highly skilled, highly productive team of technical experts who are passionate about what we do. We are a friendly, intelligent, and supportive bunch and are looking forward to you bringing your expertise to the team. Our wider team is geographically diverse and from multi-disciplines, so even though you will be Christchurch based you will have opportunity to work with colleagues from across the globe.

In addition to awesome colleagues and work culture, you can also expect the following benefits:

  • Flexibility - Create a work-life balance that suits you with our hybrid work model.
  • Facilities - Make use of the onsite gym, locker facilities, secure bike sheds, ergonomic standing desks, ping pong tables, and spacious café.
  • Fun - Bring your dog to work, indulge in Pie Day Friday, build the tallest Lego tower, or embrace innovation in our annual Hackathon.
  • Financial - Competitive compensation, reviewed regularly, plus the option to join our Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Family - Two weeks of supplementary paid parental leave.
  • Learning - Access to a wealth of training resources through our digital learning platform Degreed, quarterly career conversations with your manager and a culture that believes in promoting from within.
  • Wellbeing - Health Insurance via Southern Cross, fully subsidised subscription to Headspace, regular wellness webinars, and 24/7 EAP access.