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?

Junior Creative Team - Sydney

We have an empty desk in our Creative department and want to use it for the next rising stars – one Art Director and one Copywriter. But we won’t just take anyone.

This role is an opportunity for an emerging Creative duo to really make a name for themselves, working across all media and on all our brands including Virgin Money, Wattyl paints, Nulon motor oils, Dymocks, Mitre10, and more.

The ideal candidate will have:...

Part time GRAPHIC DESIGNER – MELBOURNE

Do you live and breathe all things design? We’re looking for a part time graphic designer to join us in our Melbourne office.

To be successful in this role, you will have a strong design background and have demonstrated the capacity to take an idea from the brief through to execution. You must have solid experience in an ad agency, working in a creative duo and tackling briefs.

The ideal candidate will have:

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