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 techniques12 mins
23 Key Revenue Operations (RevOps) Statistics for 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jun 3, 2024
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Sales techniques9 mins
Mastering Top-Down Selling: A Guide to Engaging Decision-Makers
Brendan Connaughton|May 29, 2024
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Sales techniques8 mins
How to Write an HR Consulting Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Apr 23, 2024
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Marketing10 mins
How to Write a Conference Proposal That Stands Out in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Apr 23, 2024
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Sales techniques6 mins
How to Write a High-Impact Commercial Insurance Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Apr 4, 2024
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Product updates11 mins
How to Write a Winning Fundraising Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Mar 26, 2024
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Sales management11 mins
How to Write a Compelling CRM Proposal for 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Mar 22, 2024
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Sales techniques7 mins
How to Write An Executive Coaching Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Mar 21, 2024
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Sales techniques26 mins
135 Essential Sales Statistics You Need to Know in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 26, 2024
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Sales techniques10 mins
14 Sales Follow-Up Statistics for Pipeline Success in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 26, 2024
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Sales enablement10 mins
15 Critical Sales Training Statistics for Success in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 22, 2024
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Sales techniques13 mins
How to Write an Impactful Influencer Marketing Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 21, 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 a High Performing Accounting Services Proposal
Brendan Connaughton|Feb 19, 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 enablement10 mins
Sales Coaching Statistics: 16 Critical Stats and Trends in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 31, 2024
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Sales techniques20 mins
How to Write a Winning Sponsorship Proposal in 2024
Brendan Connaughton|Jan 19, 2024

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