Careers at Alchemy One: Business Director

Business Director

Alchemy One is looking for a Business Director who can lead client accounts to drive multi-channel campaigns to achieve results for our client-partners.

Want to work at a media agency where purpose isn’t just lip service but is ingrained in our culture and business structure?

At Alchemy One we’re B Corp certified, meaning we have joined only 4,500 companies globally that meet the highest environmental and social standards. Only 4% of companies that apply are approved, making it the strongest certification for brands who are using business as a force for good.

What does this mean for us as a media agency?

  • We have a blanket ban on working with any clients from the fossil fuel, gambling, tobacco, and alcohol industries
  • We work with our incredible client partners on long-term sustainable media solutions
  • We work with our media partners to set new standards for the industry around sustainability and diversity and inclusion
  • Overview

    Alchemy One is looking for an outstanding individual with 5-6+ years experience who is an industry evangelist! Someone who loves a challenge and is always looking for the best solutions for each client-partner and is capable of driving visible results. This exciting role will be pivotal to help with Alchemy One’s continued growth and unparalleled offering in the market. This experienced leader will own responsibility of driving the direction of their client-partners, be involved in day-to-day client contact, account management, content partnership projects and lead the client-partners to continue to deliver strong results.

    This role is for someone who has a hustle and passion for the industry. You will be self motivated, driven and can show up to work with presence. Working collaboratively across the agency you must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with an entrepreneurial spirit and have an innate ability to create effective work.

    Reporting into:

    Group Business Director

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactive Client-partner leader: Create energy and momentum to drive growth for our clients. Understanding the current state of client-partner’s business, you will be working on finding strategic opportunities as you will function as a strategic business partner, advisor and relationship lead.
  • Connection Planning Lead: produce creative and effective work and lead the accounts from briefing to implementation, owning the quality and accuracy of connections plans and recommendations in collaboration with strategy and digital teams.
  • Excellent collaborator: Create strong and meaningful relationships with all of Alchemy One’s stakeholders (client-partners, media-partners, internal teams).
  • Excellent Communication: This is a client-facing position so excellent communication and presentation skills are vital. Provide daily, weekly, and monthly reports and statistics to help clients monitor and adjust key marketing programs in order to maximise growth
  • Excellent Communication: This is a client-facing position so excellent communication and presentation skills are vital. Provide daily, weekly, and monthly reports and statistics to help clients monitor and adjust key marketing programs in order to maximise growth.
  • Time management & team work: With account management skills, you’ll be able to build trusting relationships with client-partners, take responsibility for the smooth running of accounts, and be able to motivate and educate internal and client-partner teams.
  • Key lead in developing the agency’s growth strategy in association with the Group Business Director.
  • Key Skills Required:

  • Proven experience (5/6+ years) working in media agency client service led roles and experience in developing and executing large scale cross-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Must have agency planning background for national brands.
  • You have an innate desire to form strong relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Exceptional presentation skills and can lead these independently.
  • Robust knowledge of media buying strategies/tactics across brand, direct response and engagement.
  • Ability to synthesise data, make data-driven decisions and balance that with the ‘art’ of media strategy.
  • Strong experience in managing teams and creating a nurturing environment for growth.
  • Exceptional numerical and analytical problem solving skills including advanced excel skills.
  • What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to work in an environment where purpose isn’t just lip service.
  • Be part of an organisation organisation that is constantly growing with unlimited opportunities to advance your career.
  • Individual learning and development budget that is assigned to every team member to enhance their skills on a quarterly basis.
  • Hybrid & flexible working hours.
  • Inclusive and collaborative company culture.
  • Become involved in volunteering and charity initiatives that is embedded in our culture.
  • About Alchemy One:

    Alchemy One is Australia’s most dedicated media agency, helping ambitious brands win. We are high on passion, low on ego. Our vision is to continue to set new standards for the industry. We’re certified B Corp – which means we meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, and we use business as a force for good. We have incredibly high levels of employee satisfaction which is highlighted by us having one of the lowest attrition rates in Australia. We believe in a culturally diverse work environment and have a strong DEI roadmap, and we are our team. We are blessed to work with iconic brands and we’ve recently won an Effie award for our work with Bank Australia (2021).

    Alchemy One is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

    You want to be a part of high-performance team who exist to challenge and grow.
    Certified B Corp

    At Alchemy One, we are committed to conducting our business responsibly and we believe we have a collective responsibility to use our platform to create a future for the betterment of the planet and society.

    High on passion low on ego

    Alchemy One leads the way with swapping industry egos and lazy thinking for human-centred connections design driven by cultural velocity, we challenge industry norms and conventional agency apathy. Alchemy One partners with businesses and organisations who understand that the successful brands of tomorrow will be the ones that make positive changes today. Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to the impact our partners can have on the world. We do this by delivering outstanding service and excellent work, using media and partnerships as a vehicle to build connections with relevance at scale.

    We are our team

    We currently work with clients including Bank Australia, Square, Westfund, Luno, Biennale of Sydney & more, with a number of potential new clients in the pipeline. We are renowned for driving momentum through effective communication and our talent is Alchemy One’s defining factor. It is with outstanding talent that we can deliver excellence and value to our partners. We view our talent as a team of individuals uniquely defined by their passion and drive for challenging the industry and a hunger to always grow, learn and adapt.

    Interested in joining us?

    Send us a message at with your résumé, portfolio of relevant work and anything else you wish us to see and consider. ✨

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