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Growth Marketing Manager

Sydney, Australia Gumtree
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Growth Marketing Manager

Gumtree Australia is Australia’s local marketplace connecting buyers and sellers in the local community to buy, sell and find just about everything. There are more than 3 million listings across hundreds of categories and 90,000 new ads are posted every single day. On average, more than 7 million Australians visit Gumtree each month.

Facilitating successful and safe local trade is our main priority and our mission is to empower people and create economic opportunity and our vision is to be Australia’s favourite local marketplace for all of life’s needs.

Gumtree is part of a large global Classifieds network of 20+ brands. The eBay Classifieds Group has presence and market leading positions in a number of markets around the world.

Strategic objective

The Growth Marketing Manager is responsible for customer acquisition and reactivation and is specialised at scaling quality traffic to conversion. Your aim is to identify, coordinate and execute on growth opportunities, coordinate and collaborate with key partners to drive growth plans and optimise areas of the customer journey to drive repeat behaviour. The successful candidate will oversee both organic and paid digital growth and partner with the wider marketing, product and tech teams to experiment and drive creative solutions to deliver growth efficiently and effectively.

You are fluent in the spectrum of digital channels, have a proven ability to influence, love to use the data to drive high impact recommendations and results. You’re able to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with an emphasis on collective and collaborative teamwork. Do you think this is for you? We welcome you to apply!

Key responsibilities

  • Create and oversee the organic and paid digital growth strategy to fuel growth for Gumtree Australia

  • Drive customer insights, define and prioritize growth objectives

  • Envision the infrastructure that enables experimentation, quick decisioning, analysis of user behaviour and integrating tools into analytics framework

  • Drive incremental growth efficiently and maximise return on investment

  • Ideate, drive experiment to test ideas, then optimise to drive acquisition and reactivation

  • Develop audience segmentation approach, utilising tools such as Adobe Audience Manager

  • Execute paid digital activities including SEM, remarketing, Social, App acquisition and other digital opportunities

  • Coordinate approach through CRM, marketing and onsite including CRO/growth hacking recommendations

  • Propose creative ideas to attract new prospects improve conversion and balance supply and demand

  • Identify and action opportunities to improve inefficiencies within the marketing technology ecosystem

  • Lead and influence the wider business on the criticality of growth marketing and provide technical guidance

  • Work with and drive relevant agencies to deliver exceptional value to the business

  • Budget management, deliver all activity within the agreed budget and raise PO’s for all campaign expenses

  • Measure and report performance of all campaigns and initiatives and assess against our mutually defined goals.

Selection criteria for success

  • 7+ years’ experience in a growth marketing and/or digital acquisition role

  • Fluency in SEO, ASO, CRO and organic growth

  • Extensive use of data to understand customers, search engines, digital and AB testing tools to analyse and make decisions

  • Consistent record of deliverables on complex and loosely defined problems

  • Strong knowledge of data analytics including Google suite – Analytics, Tag Manager, Search Console, marketing platforms, SEO tools such as Botify, SEMRush, Screaming Frog, Facebook Ads Manager

  • Platforms such as Jira, Tableau, Adobe Audience Manager (or similar DMP)

  • Curiosity to continuously improve marketing performance and efficiency

  • Balance both strategy and execution

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation!


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Gumtree is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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