Brendan Connaughton

Head of Growth Marketing

Brendan Connaughton

Before joining Qwilr, Brendan led the Global Growth Marketing Team at Airwallex, a prominent fintech scale-up. In this role, he played a key role in developing Airwallex's marketing playbook for Australia, as well as other major markets like the US and UK. His contributions were crucial in achieving a 20-fold increase in customer growth within the first 2.5 years of his tenure. The responsibilities of Brendan's team were extensive, encompassing areas such as performance marketing, SEO, content, lifecycle, event, partner marketing, and outbound marketing.

Brendan's career started on the agency side, where he gained a strong operational background and a willingness to get his hands dirty.

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Brendan's areas of expertise encompass a wide range of marketing disciplines, including:

  • Growth Strategy & Leadership
  • Marketing & Sales Alignment
  • Performance Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Campaign Development & Execution
  • Lifecycle Marketing
  • Outbound Marketing


Brendan earned his Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Technology Sydney, majoring in Marketing and Finance. Alongside his studies, he worked as a private tutor in Business Statistics and played a key role in running student learning program in this subject (part of their peer-assisted study sessions program).

Articles by Brendan Connaughton

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Sales enablement9 mins
Sales Training Statistics: Driving Sustainable Sales Growth
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 22, 2024
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Sales management10 mins
How to Write a Compelling UX Design Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 20, 2024
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Sales techniques12 mins
How to Write an Effective Solar Proposal in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 19, 2024
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Sales techniques15 mins
Getting Sales and Marketing Alignment in Your Organization
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 5, 2024
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Sales enablement8 mins
Sales Coaching Statistics: 16 Critical Stats and Trends in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 31, 2024
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Sales techniques18 mins
How to Write a Winning Sponsorship Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 19, 2024
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Sales tech18 mins
Proposify Alternatives: 8 Competitors to Consider in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 19, 2024
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Sales techniques16 mins
PandaDoc Alternatives: 7 Competitors to Consider in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 16, 2024
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Sales techniques10 mins
How to Write a Staffing Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 12, 2024
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Sales techniques10 mins
How To Write an Effective Cover Letter for Your Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 9, 2024
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Marketing13 mins
Best Proposal Examples - Templates You Can Use
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 8, 2024
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Sales techniques12 mins
How to Write a Project Management Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 8, 2024
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Sales management17 mins
9 Effective Sales Discovery Questions To Use In 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 4, 2024
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Sales tech18 mins
Best Proposal Software – 2024 Update
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 4, 2024
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Marketing10 mins
How to Write an Effective Branding Proposal in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Dec 27, 2023
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Product11 mins
How To Write a Compelling App Proposal in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Dec 26, 2023
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Sales enablement12 mins
Sales Enablement Battle Cards: Your Sales Team’s Secret Weapon
Brendan Connaughton|Dec 22, 2023
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Marketing11 mins
How To Write a Stand-Out Photography Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Dec 20, 2023

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