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Meet the Team

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Jo Gobbo

Senior Talent Consultant - Agency

Jo joined the iknowho team in 2011 following an 8-year agency career in Account Management at DM, Digital, Experiential and Mobile agencies in the UK, Germany and Australia.

Having worked in agencies big and small, and with clients across a wide variety of sectors (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Drinks, FMCG, Financial Services, Telco), Jo uses this experience and ‘insider’ knowledge to help match great talent with top creative agencies.

Jo really gets the full marketing mix and the skills required for senior talent to succeed! She's a passionate people person, looking to guide and advise.

Jo manages creative agency freelance and permanent roles at senior to leadership level. See Agency roles we recruit.

Outside of work, Jo loves to unwind at life drawing classes and kicks ass at Body Combat. Jo is also a Lifeline volunteer and believes every day can be improved with a glass of prosecco!

Jo's latest roles

  • Senior Account Director | Digital & Content | High profile | 6mth | $120k inc
    Location: Sydney CBD Salary: $120k inc

    Sydney CBD | 6 month fixed term contract |$120k inc (pro rata) REF: 2581958 The ROLE / CLIENTS / WORK This account is not only the biggest for this agency but also the biggest account for Australia. This is a great opportunity to get stuck into an account that has large scope and budgets. As a SAD you will you be re...

  • Account Director | Sydney agency breaking into Melbourne | $115k inc
    Location: Melbourne Salary: $115k inc

    Melbourne | Permanent | $115k inc super REF: 2581483 We are working with an exciting and growing agency that started about 4 years ago and is blitzing the Sydney scene with an awesome pitch win record and fantastic brand-led work. Positioned as a creative ideas agency that inspires brand connection and delivers acti...

  • Account Manager / SAM | Sydney agency breaking into Melbourne | $85k inc
    Location: Melbourne Salary: $85k inc

    Melbourne | Permanent | $65k - $85k inc super REF: 2581483 We are working with an exciting and growing agency that started about 4 years ago and is blitzing the Sydney scene with an awesome pitch win record and fantastic brand-led work. Positioned as a creative ideas agency that inspires brand connection and deliver...

  • The BEST Account Manager role in Sydney | No seriously...
    Location: Sydney CBD Salary: $65k inc

    Sydney CBD | Permanent | $65k inc REF: 2581926 We've just been briefed on what is probably the BEST Account Manager role in town. - Highly awarded creative agency - Always in the news for something - Always top of everyone's 'wish list' for places to work - A name for your CV which will open up all doors in the futu...

  • Account Manager | Integrated agency | Luxury global brand | Digital
    Location: Sydney CBD Salary: $70k inc - $75k inc - exp. dependent

    Sydney CBD | $65k incl | Permanent Job Ref: 2528573 The Opportunity New role just in... This integrated agency is looking for a gun of an Account Manager to work across a great global brand. This is somewhere to go to build your career and learn from the best. If you have previous experience in Digital campaign mana...

  • Account Director | GLOBAL TRAVEL BRAND | 6 mth contract | $100k inc
    Location: Sydney CBD Salary: $100k inc

    Sydney CBD | $100k inc | 6 month contract (maternity cover) Ref: 2577481 THE ROLE This fab creative agency have a rare opportunity to work on a much loved global travel brand. This one will be top of your wish list! Due to maternity leave, they are hiring an Account Director on a 6 month fixed contract. Great opport...

Testimonials

Jo is unwaveringly friendly, helpful and thorough. As a freelancer, Jo has continued to place me in great positions and been a constant source of support along the way. She knows the industry inside out - work with her, you'll love her.

Rebecca Bowman - Brand Manager

The talent that Jo brought to the table was second to none, it was clear that she had spent significant time during the search and selection process. The outcome of the retained search was us hiring a candidate who went beyond the brief. The process was stream lined and service second to none.

Meredith Cranmer - Experiential Marketing

Jo's incredible connection skills were displayed when she was able to place me at WPP. Her approach is friendly, she's knowledgeable about the market and connected with contacts. I would highly recommend her as in my experience, she is able to unlock opportunities that are directly suited to you.

Greg Southey - Marketing and Client Service Specialist

Jo is a DELIGHT to work with, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her talents to anyone. Jo took the time to understand my circumstances, story, as well as my ambitions - she simply 'gets' the Sydney Ad-landscape. Jo helped place me at an agency in a role that's a) perfect, and b) made me very happy.

Matt Graham - Senior Account Director