Lija Wilson has worked for some of Australia’s biggest brands and businesses, with over 20 years experience in senior marketing roles, working predominately with digital remits.
She’s a passionate innovator and industry participant, having previously been named a top Top 40 under 40 Australian marketer, Jury Chair for the AMY Awards (2018), Flexible Work Day Ambassador (2019) and winner of the 2019 BeMPowered pitch competition for female entrepreneurs.
Lija spent 8 years with Fairfax Media working on a number of roles, including the Group Marketing Director for Transactional Businesses (including brands RSVP, Stayz, Domain, Drive, InvestSmart ). Following this role, she relocated to Melbourne for 5 years and worked with the Jetstar and Qantas businesses to establish their online hotels division and also spent a year as the Head of Marketing for TEDx Melbourne.
She launched Puffling in 2017 as a result of her personal experience returning to work and attempting to balance a senior level role with children on a flexible basis.Flexibility, gender diversity and inclusion are the drivers behind the launch of Puffling.
Puffling has won a number of awards for it’s success in diversity and championing innovation in flexible work.