David Stretch

Group Managing Director

David Stretch

David began his career as a marketing graduate with Woolworths, where he experienced first hand the challenges of understanding the customer’s needs and the commercial realities of business.

His background stretches from traditional advertising
(Managing Director, Lowe Lintas) to experiential marketing (Managing Director, Jack Morton), and retail (Managing Director, Creative Oasis).

With the merger of Edge and CO David is responsible for the delivery of communication solutions for our clients that challenge the way brands engage – fusing advertising and content.

Who would play you in a film and why?

George Clooney. The striking resemblance…..ok, we both love a coffee!

If you were planning a music festival, who – dead or alive – would be your headliner?

INXS with Michael Hutchence. And open with New Sensation.

You're given an airplane ticket to anywhere in the world – where do you choose to go (and why)?

I’ve never been to Cuba. And I love to go before the place changes for ever.

What's your favourite memory?

Childhood beach holidays at Brunswick Heads: the salt, the surf, the sun, triggered anew by every beach holiday.

Who is your inspiration?

My maternal grandfather. A country town mayor with drive, energy and a real vision.

You're on a desert island – what album have you brought with you?

I’d prefer my spotify playlist – but if pushed, ‘Welcome to the Beautiful South’. A band with a beautiful sound AND something to say.

What would be your death-row dinner?

Have to be a Thai banquet – starting with miang kham and finishing with mango and sticky rice. And I’d take my time.

Why Edge?

Because I reckon the challenges marketers face today need some smarter ways of working and the mix of talented people at Edge are up for it.

5 good reasons
to join the crew.

\ Think different
We're out to shake up the media and marketing world.
\ Opportunity
We get to do some crazy awesome stuff for some of Australia’s biggest brands.
\ Youth
We're committed to giving young people great opportunities in advertising.
\ Size matters
We're not too big, so everyone’s voice is heard.
\ Cool kids
We're one of the top 100 cool companies to work for in Australia. Boom.

Whatup Kristy

Art Director Kristy’s dog has the coolest name in the galaxy.

Howdy Joel

Melbourne Digital Director Joel has a secret talent not to be missed.

Meet Bex

What made Editor Bex into a walking film quote machine?

Head of Editorial – Custom Publishing and Social Media

We’re looking for a Head of Editorial with the experience and skills of traditional journalism and print publishing as well as knowledge and ability in online editorial and social content.

 

About you:

You have worked across journalism, editorial, print publishing, digital publishing, and social content.

You’ll have a creative mind for ideation and collaboration, developing original stories and content,...

Intern (Marketing and Communications) - Sydney

Edge is a leading content and creative agency. We are on the lookout for dynamic and motivated students to work with us as a (1)Creative, (2) Strategy ,(3) Marketing and Communications Interns for three months. 

Working closely alongside one of the Managing Partners and the whole agency you will no doubt gain hands-on experience, turning the principles you have learnt at university into skills that can be used in a professional...

Edge Internship (Creative)

Edge, the award winning advertising and content marketing agency, is seeking applicants for its new internship program. We’re committed to making brand relentlessly relevant and we believe in training up industry newcomers to do the same.

We’re recruiting for roles in the following departments: Creative

 

We consider Edge to be a different kind of agency, so we’re looking for a different kind of intern. While you may be...

Senior Account Director - Melbourne

Edge Melbourne is looking for a Senior Account Director.

We’re looking for someone who is restless and curious. Someone who is ambitious and yet affable. Someone who can deal with the complex and make it simple.

We’re looking for a safe pair of hands. Someone to nurture an important accounts as a key leader for the agency and client. Someone who sweats the day-to-day detail, without taking their eye off the future plan.

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Art Director/Designer - Magazines and Books

We’re looking for a print designer with experience in magazines and books to be part of our team. Working across a variety of titles the subjects will vary from health, food, travel, B2B and more. You will need excellent communication skills, a passion for creativity, expert competency in Adobe CS, and proven aesthetic design skills.

Candidates with experience in other aspects of design will be at an advantage – such as photography,...

Junior Digital Media Coordinator/Analyst - Sydney

Edge is looking for a Junior Digital Media Coordinator/Junior Analyst to work out of our Sydney office.

Are you a recent university graduate or about to graduate? We’re looking for someone who is excited about the digital media landscape and all the possibilities of measurement that come with it.

We’re looking for someone who is excited about analysing data and research to find consumer’s digital behaviour, media best practices...

Work hard. Play hard. Some of the team off to No Lights No Lycra.

Thanks so much @sitbacksolutions for coming and presenting some great insights about UX! #EdgeAgency #UX

Throwback Thursday! Some behind-the-scenes action from our latest AAMI campaign. If you havent seen the final, hit the link in the bio! #EdgeAgency #ContentMarketing

Proud! My agency 's work for shortlisted for the branded content award at AC&E Awards