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Marketing Manager

Hello. Are you confident, target driven and have a passion for digital marketing?

We’re searching for a new Marketing Manager.

With us, you’re ready to revolutionise the Finders Keepers Marketing and raise the bar with results. Our continued expansion requires significant investment into our marketing and social media presence. We’re looking for someone who will take the organisation's brand profile to the next level. You’ll come with innovative approaches to marketing strategy that will ultimately bring people to our content online as well as people to the doors of Australia’s longest standing design market.

You will have a self-starting energy and be a results driven manager that executes the role proactively and independently within a team. Want to make it yours? You’ll be a people person with a positive attitude. The best bit? You’ll boast a a super work ethic with a big smile on your face.

About The Finders Keepers

The Finders Keepers is a design event, that features the work of independent makers and designers from across Australia.  Founded in 2008, the Finders Keepers has now grown to be Australia's leading design market. With events held in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, the market promotes and supports over 1400 sellers each year.

More of a festival than a market, the events combine design, good food, live music and a fun community spirit under one awesome roof.

Attracting tens of thousands of visitors to each event, The Finders Keepers provide a multi-faceted retail shopping event to the general public like no other.  With something for everyone, our events provide a solid channel for shoppers mindful of conscious consumerism, and those seeking to actively support small, local businesses.

We know that to move our organisation and events forward into the next decade we need to grow our humble team. We need a person who can take direction and work closely with our current Communications Team but also step up and take the reigns with a strong marketing background.

You’re a born doer. You’re a creative thinker but you also get a little giddy by growth and metrics. You’re driven by targets and driven even more to meet and exceed them. As an established professional your ready to bring your skills to the table and hit the ground running. You are well connected, ahead of the latest digital trends and never say no to a challenge. Don’t you sound super? We can’t wait to meet you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy: Develop and manage the implementation of the marketing strategy and the campaign rollout;
  • Marketing Materials: Develop and manage the preparation of event marketing printed and digital assets, eDMs or as required;
  • Distribution: Managing effective distribution of marketing materials, both print and online
  • Social and Community: Develop and manage all digital communications including all social media management and platforms;
  • Liaising with suppliers and clients (venues, printers, designers, distribution agencies) to ensure projects are executed and delivered within deadline.
  • Partnerships: Work closely with the Partnerships Executive to achieve partnership and marketing program goals.
  • Reporting & Analytics: Monitor, review and report on all marketing activity monthly;
  • Manage the marketing budgets ensuring all project components are delivered on schedule and on budget;
  • Program optimisation: You’ll track and analyse marketing campaigns to optimise performance using and provide clear and simple reporting to other team members;
  • Stay up to date with latest digital trends. Continue to learn new new skills to stay at the forefront of industry.
  • Manage and grow subscriber database;
  • Asset Management: Management of Finders Keepers assets including images, videos and seasonal artwork.

Selection Criteria:

We think you might have what it takes to become the Finders Keepers Marketing Manager if you can demonstrate experience and expertise across these areas:


This is very much a target driven role with a high emphasis on all marketing activities leading to the ultimate goal of growing visitors to the event and to our online content. To be successful in this role, you should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a preference in marketing, communications or a related discipline;
  • 3-7 years’ experience in marketing, ideally within the events industry;
  • Understanding and experience in (ideally) event marketing;
  • Strong understanding of social media and digital marketing;
  • Ability to grow and develop an existing visitor database to deliver a targeted visitor attendance;
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and communications strategic planning and campaign delivery;
  • Knowledge of SEO and SEM including Facebook Ads, Google AdWords, keyword research, and inbound marketing;
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to alter key messages for different audiences as well as a high accuracy for proofreading;
  • Confident with strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Discipline and resourcefulness, with the ability to think laterally and solve problems creatively;
  • Good understanding and experience in managing budgets;
  • Demonstrated initiative, problem-solving and proactive approaches to marketing projects.
  • Strong planning and time management skills, with the ability to manage competing tasks and work under pressure;
  • Keen interest in design, culture and industry developments.
  • Ability to think strategically and work under pressure;
  • Excellent self led administration, management and database skills.
  • Experience using project management software with small teams, in particular Cloud based software would be ideal (Asana experience preferred), as well as experience with full G Suite. We’d require you to be agile with tech and working on remote communications with a dispersed team.

The Marketing Manager role is a permanent position at 38 hours per week. We’ll require you on regular hours each week PLUS travel to capital cities in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney around event times. As any good creative organisation we’re interested in YOU and working collaboratively on getting the final details right together! Preference will be to a local applicant, as our office and team is in Byron Bay, NSW. However remote applications will be considered for an excellent candidate.

How to apply? Please address the selection criteria, and provide us with information and examples, along with a copy of your resume by 5pm on Friday 21st September. Email:

Applications that do not comply with the deadline or address the selection criteria will not be considered. 

Got any questions? Please direct all applications and enquiries to

We’re really looking forward to hearing from you!