Regional Brand Marketing Director, EMEA


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We’re constantly working towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community all around the world. We celebrate uniqueness and whatever makes you, you and encourage everyone who wants to help us transform the way the world designs, to join us on this journey. We value all different types of experiences. If you don’t think you quite meet all of the qualifications, we’d still love to hear from you.  

About Us
At Canva, our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform. Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and a remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time. 

Since launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 60 million monthly active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 6 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we want to do.

About the team
You will be joining Canva’s Brand Marketing team with a big mission to build the most loved brand in the world through world-class marketing programs that showcase the values and products of Canva through the lens of our community. Our team’s success is based on leveraging research and insights that allow us to design groundbreaking creative that connects with the audience in the right place at the right time and creates a lasting impression. 

About the role
As the Regional Brand Marketing Director, EMEA, you will sit on the brand marketing leadership team with a fundamental mission to bring our audiences across EMEA on a journey to discover and fall in love with Canva’s products. We are looking for a dynamic, operational, and creative leader with strong experience in brand marketing to lead this effort. You will be responsible for the strategy and execution of local campaigns, with the support of global marketers, brand media, social and creative. You’ll work to build ways of working with the global teams, and equally, work to bring new locally relevant campaigns and initiatives to the table.  It will be your role to determine how to reach a diverse set of customers, as you develop innovative, creative, and efficient ways to reach our brand marketing goals. 

Most of all, you will thrive in a fast-moving, fluid environment, and be passionate about the opportunity to shape Regional Brand Marketing at Canva and empower the world to design. 


What you’ll do


  • You will work to build out a multi-year strategy to grow brand awareness in EMEA through cross-functional marketing campaigns, events, and partnerships. Leading the local execution of each. 
  • You will be comfortable being a do-er and leading campaign efforts while also scaling out a team to support you. 
  • You will hire and develop extraordinary marketers, mobilizing them to execute and build local vision while positioning them to achieve their ambitious professional development goals.
  • You will work with creative and also may develop agency strategy to support marketing management and creative needs. 
  • You will work with, marketing, community, social, and product leads to present new ideas, build local campaigns that delight customers, grow brand awareness and love. 

    What we’re looking for


  • You have 8+ years of experience as a brand marketing leader who is equally strategic and execution-oriented who has managed global campaigns. 
  • You’re highly plugged into the local and regional culture and trends. 
  • You have worked in agencies or have managed a large scope of agency relationships. 
  • You’ve worked in a global marketing organization and understand how to function with global and regional teams. 
  • You have a track record of scaling and developing high-performing and happy marketing teams to achieve effective and creative work
  • An energy giver with a positive outlook and the ability to influence your team leads, peers, and senior leaders across all company functions.
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment
  • A natural team player, with a strong track record of cross-functional leadership and partnership.
  • High emotional intelligence, empathy. A sense of humor is a must! 
  • Comfortable working in a distributed environment with team members in Sydney, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and other markets.





    Being a Force for good. One of our core values at Canva, “Being a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn’t just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.
    We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. If you’re keen to apply and need reasonable adjustments or would like to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.  
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