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Marketing Manager

Gymnastics Queensland

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  • Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 31 Jan 2022
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Gymnastics Queensland (GQ) are excited to start the search for our next team member to undertake the position of Marketing Manager. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing the marketing strategy for the organisation, to build brand awareness and positioning, develop relationships with key stakeholders and attain and retain sponsors to drive extensive and sustainable growth for Gymnastics Queensland and its members.

This leadership position will directly manage the Marketing and Communications Coordinator and oversee the day-to-day operations in the marketing department. The full-time position is a key element of GQ’s leadership team aimed at implementing GQ’s 2021-2024 Strategic plan and developing a high performing culture within the organisation.  

This role will be based at Gymnastics Queensland’s head office in the Sleeman Sports Complex, Chandler. Our team works flexibly, and we would encourage the successful applicant to discuss flexible working options with their new manager.

Why join Gymnastics Queensland?

You will be joining a team of passionate individuals who love making gymnastics in Queensland the foundation of movement for life. 

With a new strategic direction, Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games, a record number of participants and athletes in the sport as well as a renewed focus on making GQ a great place to work, there has never been a more exciting time to join us to help us make our events great.  

This is a great opportunity to continue your career in sports marketing and sponsorship and to utilise your skills and leadership to deliver high quality services for our stakeholders.

Who are we looking for?

You have experience delivering successful marketing campaigns and are passionate about promoting and developing sport. You have a passion for leading high-performance teams whilst possessing at least two years’ experience managing staff and contributing to a high performing culture.

You are a strategic and creative thinker that can deliver successful campaigns with a limited budget. You possess high quality communication skills and can work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders from GQ staff and Board, to clubs, athletes, coaches and members to engage and promote what is great about gymnastics in Queensland.

You enjoy coming up with creative solutions to problems and have contemporary marketing and sponsorship knowledge to ensure GQ is a leader in the industry.

As a highly motived self-starter, with a can-do attitude you possess a high attention to detail and are focused on delivering results.

Some of your key deliverables will include:

  1. Provide visible leadership to the Marketing & Communications Coordinator to maintain strong customer focus and a high-performing culture
  2. Develop GQ’s marketing strategies and campaigns incorporating both digital and traditional methods
  3. Oversee and assist in the day to day delivery of GQ’s marketing strategies and campaigns which incorporate all GQ operational areas
  4. Coordinate media and public relation strategies and initiatives that grow and promote gymnastics in Queensland
  5. Execute GQ’s sponsorship strategy and servicing to deliver new sponsorship income and opportunities to GQ
  6. Deliver key projects including GQ’s annual report and a new GQ website
  7. Maintain strong and supporting relationships with Gymnastics Australia, Clubs, Technical Members, GQ Staff members, volunteers, and other stakeholders


  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing/PR or relevant experience in a related area (desirable)

Location & Hours

The Gymnastics Queensland office is located at the Sleeman Sports Complex, Cnr Tilley & Old Cleveland Roads Chandler, Brisbane, QLD. The expectation is that this role will be based at the GQ office. The nature of the position may require some weekend work at events or other activities.

Our team works flexibly, and we would encourage the successful applicant to discuss flexible working options with their new manager.

Other Requirements

  • Current driver’s licence and vehicle 
  • Must hold or be eligible to hold a Blue Card
  • Current First Aid and CPR or willingness to attain


Dependent upon skill level and experience. At the time of applying applicants are encouraged to outline their remuneration expectations. 

Commitment to Child Safety

Gymnastics Queensland are committed to safeguarding children in its care. As part of this commitment, we have developed practice and behaviour guidelines. All our personnel, our board of directors and volunteers, are required to observe our practice and behaviour guidelines. When any personnel and volunteers commence with GQ, they are required to sign this Child Safety Commitment Statement.

About Gymnastics Queensland

Gymnastics Queensland (GQ) us the State governing body for gymnastics. Established in 1949 GQ’s vision is Gymnastics: the foundation of movement for life. Encompassing eight gymsports gymnastics provides opportunities for all Queenslanders.

Gymnastics is not just what you see at the Olympics or Commonwealth Games. It Is what happens each week at clubs and schools, at local halls and over 50’s communities across Queensland, at private clubs and community groups where you will find the young, the young at heart, the dedicated and the determined showcasing fundamental movement skills across eight gymsports.

Gymnastics Queensland has over 55,000 members and 125 member clubs across Queensland. GQ is focused on leading and supporting a thriving fundamental movement community, enriching and inspiring Queenslanders in all that we do.

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Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


Application Instruction

To be considered for this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to Chris Rushton (CEO Gymnastics Queensland) by COB Monday 31st January 2022, with interviews being held from February 2022.

Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the date with initial interviews possibly held prior to the closing date. To apply for or to discuss the role please contact: Chris Rushton – GQ CEO on

Chris Rushton

(07) 3036 5608

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