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Job: Virgin Mobile marketing guru


The US Logo: smells like Google “don’t be evil” to me.

ok no clue if this job is up for grabs or not, saw it in AdNews:

Bailey departs Virgin Mobile

SYDNEY: Virgin Mobile marketing director Sue Bailey is leaving the company to move to the US.

Bailey, who has been with Virgin since 2003, will finish in Australia on 14 December to take up a role with Virgin Mobile USA.

Virgin Mobile has released a statement describing Bailey as “a lynch pin in Virgin Mobile’s success”.

“With a team of around 40, her role has covered everything from brand and marketing strategy, communications, design of customer acquisition and retention campaigns, product development, pricing and handset sourcing as well as supply chain responsibilities,” the statement said.

“Sue will be very missed by her team and everyone at Virgin Mobile.”

Virgin Mobile will be recruiting externally to replace Bailey.

An announcement on her replacement is expected in the near future.

Story by: John Davidson

– 17 October 2007

Tip to Virgin Mobile: Get someone who understands Creative Commons on Flickr and also totally is up to speed with Mobile Social Networks. Whats the name of their cellphone social network again – Lounge?

Australian Virgin Mobile logo

Are you with us or what? Not if you nick our content and lock us into walled gardens, we’re not. Hey, I wonder if that is why she’s going to the States? o.O

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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