MarCast – the Marketing Mag podcast series

Each episode, our host Dave Jackson goes face-to-face with a senior marketer from a leading Australian brand. MarCast digs deep into their approach to strategy, branding, customer, tech, team leadership and more.

Episodes are available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play.


Episodes seven and eight: Sarah Murdoch, global marketing director at Jurlique

Sarah Murdoch 150 BWIn episodes seven and eight, Sarah and Dave dive into all things cosmetic; how sustainability and nature are intwined with the Jurlique brand, trends and copycats in the cosmetic industry and the difficulties of scaling from domestic to international business. Later in the chat, Sarah reveals the marketing lessons she’s learned from her time in the Chinese market; the pair discuss how the experience influences her strategies today, how the Chinese and Australian markets differ and one brand with a pretty poor reputation around the world that’s making some very interesting moves in the East.

Episodes five and six: Ben Hill, marketing, innovation and corporate affairs director at Bega Cheese

In episodes five and six, Ben and Dave get into the nitty gritty of the iconic Australian food brand, Bega Cheese. Hill, who’s been with the brand since mid-2017  speaks about internalising its identity within the culture of the workplace, why he no longer solely hires marketers with FMCG experience, bringing the Vegemite brand back to Australia, what’s coming up next for the brand and much, much more.




Episodes three and four: Mo Bhargava, (former) general manager of sales and marketing at Village Entertainment and Topgolf Australia

Episodes three and four are Jackson’s chat with Mo Bhargava, general manager of sales and marketing at Village Entertainment and Topgolf. Since recording, Bhargava has moved to BIG4 Holiday Parks. These are still must-listen episodes, however, as Bhargava offers rich background into his career and overall marketing philosophy, and how he applied it in his five years at the iconic Village Entertainment brand.




Episodes one and two: Isaac Smith, executive manager customer marketing, REA Group

In episode one and two, Jackson speaks with Isaac Smith, executive manager – customer marketing at REA Group. It’s a casual yet candid discussion of REA’s approach to strategy and structure, tech products and platforms, and sales and marketing alignment.