Commercial Strategy Director

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Research

Commercial Strategy Director

Bauer Media is Australia’s leading multi-platform publisher, with investments spanning magazines, digital and live experiences. The portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most successful brands, including Australian Women’s Weekly, Women’s Day, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden and many more.

About the role

Story54 is an award winning creative division within Bauer Media - made up of strategy, creative, research, events and content. Reporting to the Head of Strategy, the Commercial Strategy Director is responsible for the strategic & creative direction of the commercial solutions that Bauer take to market. This includes managing and/or overseeing all the key print only, digital only and integrated responses.  The Commercial Strategy Director will manage ad revenue requirements and meet the conversion rates and assigned KPI’s.  


  • Identify key insights from briefs in a rapid response environment and then articulate a clear and effective strategic response underpinned by a great single minded idea.
  • Thought leadership, ideation and key knowledge of creative in market for Bauer relevant categories and competitors.
  • Create compelling, creative pitch documents, presentations & workshops which are insight and idea driven. 
  • Attend and present at key client briefings, tissue sessions and presentations.
  • Provide thought leadership to the Bauer sales team and publishers to ensure we are delivering against business targets.
  • Identify proactive opportunities with existing and new clients, driven by commercial outcomes for the business to focus on.

Skills and experience 

A proven track record in delivering key thought leadership pieces in market and strategic responses that deliver results for clients is essential. This role is integral to driving revenue and positive perception of Bauer in market.

  • Strategy background
  • Client facing experience 

Why Bauer?

You’ll receive preferred rate to the gym and swimming pool at Park Street, regular beauty perks and discounts at many restaurants, cafes and shops as well as access to the Bauer training opportunities. 

Please apply now and send you CV via the link.

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