Geoff has a unique blend of communication experience; having worked within corporate, government and agency environments in roles spanning regulated, creative and commercial fields.

 

For more than 30 years Geoff has worked extensively as a facilitator, trainer, writer, editor and corporate communications executive. He has written, developed and implemented communication plans that have included:

 

– the introduction of the A380 to the Qantas fleet

 

– part of the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at SBS Television

 

– a strategic change management initiative for a global IT business

 

Always on the diversity curve, Geoff is a strong believer in multiple perspectives creating a better whole, and has a clear focus on narrative storytelling to engage people in the bigger picture.

 

Geoff Jaeger Consulting 
Principal Communications Consultant
July 2018 – Present

 

GkJE 
Creative Producer
November 2011 – June 2018

 

Led a creative team to work with a wide range of clients on unique briefs

 

Consulted on communication strategy for small, medium and global businesses

 

Wrote, edited, advised on copy and design for print, web and social channels

 

Managed implementation of goals, tactics and timelines

 

Curated exhibitions for artists and festivals

 

Built partnerships across businesses

 

Squiz
Communications Consultant
July – December 2017

 

Reviewed existing communications channels for an audit

 

Interviewed senior leaders and employees across the business

 

Presented a strategy to solve an information management problem

 

Created models and templates for communication rhythms across offices

 

Recommended a model for circular communication within, and across, roles

 

Wrote a business case for using a Squiz product in 13 offices across 6 countries

 

Suggested two-way communication opportunities between employees and leaders

 

SBS 
Communications Consultant
May – July 2017

 

Consulted on short-term communications projects

 

Implemented part of the SBS Reconciliation Action Plan for 2000+ employees

 

Created key language activities for National Reconciliation/NAIDOC Week

 

Researched and recommended an approach for SBS employee volunteering

 

Developed an engagement strategy for the new SBS intranet

 

The Copy Collective  
Copywriter
November 2013 – April 2017

 

Wrote copy for various business projects and campaigns

 

Edited and reviewed copy for print and digital channels

 

Qantas Airways
Communications Manager
May 2006 – October 2011

 

Led a small team working across event, print and digital channels

 

Facilitated 20+ workshops on clear communication for senior managers

 

Wrote numerous speeches, editorials and managed regular roadshow events

 

Facilitated 200+ adult learning classes – customer service, safety and new crew

 

Influenced senior managers to adopt contemporary communication practices

 

Delivered periodic and project communications for 6,000+ global employee

 

Developed a new crew performance management system

 

Managed a department budget and team recruitment

 

Managed global employee campaigns  


Project Manager
October 2005 – May 2006

Wrote multi-million dollar business cases and supported delivery of new Qantas lounges


Facilitator
May 2002 – October 2005

 

Facilitated 200+ adult learning classes – customer service, safety and new Flight Attendant classes

 

EDUCATION

 

The University of Sydney
Master of Creative Writing
2017 – 2020

 

The University of Queensland
B.A. Hons. English Literature
1997


Bachelor of Design Studies
1991


Diploma in Education
1986


Bachelor of Arts
1985

 

STUDY

 

Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)
Writing for Hollywood
2018


Script Analysis for Producers

2015


New Structures in Screenwriting
2014


Short Film Screenwriting
2013


Running Your Own Creative Business
2012


Screenwriting for Film
2012


Stills Photography
2012

 

Bronte Writers’ Studio
The Writer’s Gym
2013


Unlocking Creativity
2008

 

Goethe Institut Prien, Germany
Intensive Course
1996