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Michael Briggs

Michael Briggs

Content Strategist

Former content marketing manager at Asteron Life.

Michael Briggs is a brand and content marketing professional with over 14 years of experience in digital, content, and social media marketing strategy. He has worked within some of Sydney's leading media agencies on respected national and global finance, entertainment, consumer electronics, and FMCG brands. Specializing in sports marketing and financial services, he has developed social media and content strategies for ASX Ltd, Asteron Life, Suncorp Group, and Australian Rugby Union.

Brand Strategy
Content Strategy
Social Media Strategy
Digital Media
Social & Digital Strategy
Content Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Digital Marketing
Marketing Communications
Sports Marketing
Financial Services Content Strategy
Sports Content Strategy
Customer Insights
Digital Strategist
Michael Briggs

Michael Briggs

Former content marketing manager at Asteron Life.

Content Strategist

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Employment Highlights

Content Strategist

Independent

September 2019 - Present (1 year 3 months)

Manager, Brand, Content & Insights

ASX Ltd

November 2018 - August 2019 (1 year 9 months)

Masterbrand Marketing Manager

Suncorp Group

July 2016 - October 2018 (2 years 3 months)

Content Marketing Manager

Asteron Life

June 2014 - July 2016 (2 years 1 month)

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Education Highlights

Bachelor of Counseling

Australian College of Applies Psychology

January 2009 - December 2017 (9 years 11 months)

Advanced Diploma

APM Training Institute

January 2003 - December 2003 (1 year 11 months)

Resume

Content Strategist

Independent

September 2019 - Present (1 year 3 months)

  • Developed data-driven and innovation content marketing strategies for various clients.
  • Created, implemented, and managed content processes including calendars and platforms.
  • Monitored web traffic and engagement.

Manager, Brand, Content & Insights

ASX Ltd

November 2018 - August 2019 (1 year 9 months)

  • Led brand marketing, content marketing, and research and insights functions.
  • Created and oversaw a content strategy that delivers content across our digital customer journeys to support business needs and growth goals. 
  • Transformed content to new platforms and channels, including the establishment of an ASX Blog.
  • Designed workflows for content lifecycle processes that include content creation, review and approval cycles, single source publishing, orchestration and optimization of content. 
  • Delivered education and thought leadership programs for retail investors.

Masterbrand Marketing Manager

Suncorp Group

July 2016 - October 2018 (2 years 3 months)

  • Drove the adoption of Suncorp’s innovative ‘marketplace strategy’ from an internal (culture) and external (customer) perspective.
  • Drove the creation of customer value propositions and marketing utility to increase customer engagement and satisfaction with the brand.
  • Extended the value of these CVPs by co-developing and implementing data strategies that capture value.
  • Developed bespoke strategies for programs, such as a P2P online community financial literacy, that offer new opportunities to tap into customer journeys and address pain points.
  • Project managed the implementation of these utilities across different functions of the business, including technical, brand, legal, risk, and customer service.
  • Drove the marketing activation behind the Suncorp Marketplace App.
  • Project managed the concept development, technical delivery, and launch of Suncorp’s ‘Money Profile’ program.
  • Successfully pitched for $500,000 in project funding for the creation of an innovative community ‘financial support’ platform.

Content Marketing Manager

Asteron Life

June 2014 - July 2016 (2 years 1 month)

  • Executed content marketing strategies and content processes, such as calendars and platforms, with both a B2B and B2C view.
  • Created and implemented an overarching social media strategy.
  • Drove end-to-end ideation and production of compelling brand content, across a range of formats and to suit a range of customer prospecting and retention activities.
  • Leveraged Asteron Life’s sponsorship of Super Rugby to create compelling and interesting stories for customers and prospective customers.
  • Established company-wide social media policies and guidelines documents.
  • Developed the concept, content strategy, and promotional plan for award-winning content curation tool Asteron Life’s ‘Wheel of Balance’.
  • Developed the concept, content strategy, and promotional plan for Asteron life’s content series ‘PerspectLive’.
  • Created the launch strategy for Asteron Life’s health and wellbeing blog platform, Balance Blog.
  • Achieved substantial growth in both existing and new social media channels.

Online & Social Media Marketing Manager

Australian Rugby Union Ltd

January 2012 - June 2014 (2 years 5 months)

Rugby Australia, known as the Australian Rugby Union until 2017, is the governing body of rugby union in Australia. It represents all levels of Rugby in Australia and across all eight member union states and territories. 

  • Established and implemented company-wide social media policies and guidelines documents.
  • Created a social media strategy for Australian Rugby.
  • Liaised with key internal stakeholders regarding the implementation of digital marketing programs and processes.
  • Liaised with external partners throughout media planning and buying process and construction of creative assets for key campaigns, including Wallabies test season, Super Rugby season, and Gold Coast Sevens tournament.
  • Provided regular reporting of key metrics and insights from ARU digital and social properties.
  • Managed one digital marketing executive.
  • Conducted budget tracking and forecasting.
  • Managed digital training, both internal and external.
  • Managed end-to-end concept and development of Rupert McCall’s “Ode to Wallabies”, utilized as a key part of ARU’s 2013.
  • Represented ARU at 2012 AdTech conference, as a panelist in a discussion on “Sports & Digital: Engaging and Activating Fans”.
  • Represented ARU at inaugural Facebook Studio Awards 2012 where ARU was one of four Australian finalists, in recognition of 2011 Tri Nations campaign.
  • Supported the Rugby Rewards social media loyalty/rewards program (2012).

Education

Bachelor of Counseling, Interpersonal Communication, Psychology Fundamentals & Conflict Management

Australian College of Applies Psychology

January 2009 - December 2017 (9 years 11 months)

Advanced Diploma, Marketing

APM Training Institute

January 2003 - December 2003 (1 year 11 months)