Market Engagement Lead

  • Be part of a dynamic team focused on business development and sustainability
  • Enjoy a highly varied role in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible working arrangements in a certified Great Place to Work organisation

About us

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) was established in 2002 and is the nation's authority on sustainable buildings and communities. Our mission is to accelerate the transformation of Australia's built environment into one that is healthy, liveable, productive, resilient and sustainable. We work with industry and government to encourage policies and programs that support our mission. We also educate thousands of people each year on how to design and deliver sustainable outcomes for Australia's buildings and communities.

We employ over 50 staff and our national office is based in the 6 Star Green Star rated Barangaroo precinct in Sydney; but our flexible team works across Australia. We have been certified as a Great Place to Work every year since 2019. For further insight from past and current employees on GBCA's working environment, head to Glassdoor and SEEK company reviews.

For more information on how the GBCA is transforming the built environment, please refer to our website

Your new opportunity

Reporting to two Senior Managers, our Market Engagement function supports the GBCA through the update of our Green Star certification program. 

Working closely with a small team, this is an outward facing role. You will be a key point of contact as you strengthen relationships with Green Star users, members and key stakeholders, and assist the team in meeting annual targets. 

Utilising your research and analytical skills, you will support and participate in strategic activities to explore and enter new sectors. You will also need strong organisational and administrative skills as you play an integral role in the coordination of the team ensuring efficient delivery on service elements. 

This is a full-time role based in Sydney. 

Your new responsibilities

  • Undertake sector research and analysis, and identify opportunities for market engagement. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external clients, organisations and industry.
  • Act as client interface and assist with generating leads, fee proposals, and contract negotiations.
  • Co ordinate market engagement communications by working with the marketing team to help create and maintain collateral and reports. 
  • Track and coordinate payments, and manage the team's email inbox and incoming enquiries.

Your skills and experience

  • Tertiary degree in sustainability, marketing, business or other related field
  • Experience in sustainability, property, or commercial real estate preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Excellent negotiation skills, persuasive ability and communication skills
  • Confident in presenting
  • Strong collaborative team working skills
  • Flexible, innovative and proactive attitude


  • Flexible working arrangments
  • Health and wellbeing program including boot camp, pilates, yoga and mindfulness
  • Up to additional 5 days paid leave (Contribution Leave) each year - pro rated for part time
  • Employee Discount Program (Rewards Gateway)

How to apply

Please apply through SEEK including a covering letter and resume addressed to Caroline Daley, HR Manager.

Close date for applications: COB 5:00pm on 22 September 2022.

For more of a copy of this position description please contact Alicia Keenan on Ph: 02 8239 6200

We aim to create a diverse work environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities are valued.