With decades of combined experience, we’re all passionate about using our knowledge to help clients get the best results.
The Sustainable Marketing Services team is a tight-knit company of professionals with specialist expertise in branding, marketing, digital marketing, public relations, communications, design and social media.
We share a commitment to authentic relationships and genuine excitement about helping our clients reach their goals. Our clients value us for our unique combination of strategic focus, understanding, reliability, professionalism, creativity, responsiveness and dedication to achieving results.
Together, the Sustainable Marketing Services team creates end-to-end marketing and public relations solutions that help businesses grow...and grow.
Managing Director. Marketing Strategist.
With over 20 years’ experience in marketing, digital marketing, public relations and social media, Maria Anderson has a proven record in achieving reliable results for her clients.
Maria Anderson grew up immersed in her parent’s business, Anderson Camera Repairs, which has been established for over 65 years. This inspired Maria’s passion for long-term sustainable growth for businesses and excellence in service delivery and customer service.
After leading a successful career in marketing, in 2008 Maria founded Sustainable Marketing Services (Australia) Pty Ltd, a multi-award winning Brisbane marketing agency.
Initially studying accounting in university influenced Maria to be very results-focussed. She has a proven track record of achieving reliable results for her clients.
With over 20 years+ experience across a large range of industries, Maria has proven performance working with SMEs, large corporates, for profits, government and NFPs.
Being process orientated and passionate about continuous improvements, she consistently delivers reliable results for clients, taking some of the risk out of marketing.
Maria is a Certified Practising Marketer with the Australian Marketing Institute, with qualifications including a Business Degree (Marketing/PR), a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, a Diploma in Sustainability and in Financial Services.
The power of words and the creativity it fosters, is the very reason Kerryn Anker became a communications professional. From her humble beginnings as a news journalist, Kerryn has the industry insight and knowledge on how the fast-paced news cycle operates.
With the ability to identify real newsworthy content that will grab the media’s attention, she cleverly tailors each communication strategy to ensure it gets results for our clients. Having spent more than ten years as a PR professional-managing a range of clients across the country, Kerryn specialises in media relations, copywriting, content writing and public relations.
Kerryn has worked for Education Queensland as a Media Advisor as well and worked for various PR firms and her key duties have involved delivering informative and concise media material across diverse and complex subject matters, through traditional and digital media platforms.
When Kerryn isn’t busy writing, she enjoys being outdoors and at the beach - with her two young girls and husband.
Managing media campaigns
Writing and editing media releases, corporate brochures and online content.
Event operations and planning
• Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Journalism
Social Media & Digital Marketing Co-ordinator
Jackson Paine is passionate about social media and the role it plays in furthering a brand’s presence on the market. Jackson has almost completed his Bachelor of Journalism (minoring in Marketing and PR) at Griffith University. Originally from Melbourne, he also played AFL football for five years, with Collingwood for two years and the Brisbane Lions for three seasons. He is also currently moonlighting for AFL club Hawthorn as their Football News Writer while working at Sustainable Marketing Services.
Creative Director (Brand & Design)
Michelle’s creative mind continuously seeks out fresh approaches to visually represent businesses, concepts and ideas. As a recognised artist, an innovative designer and an experienced visual marketing professional, Michelle has given life to a diverse variety of brands. She has a rare and much sought-after talent for being able to really grasp the marketing goals of businesses, to get to the core of their messages, to understand their target markets, and to develop striking and compelling designs that help them grow.
Propeller Graphic Design & Marketing (Graphic Design) (strategic partner)
With a flair for the creative, Renée has turned her hand (or mouse) to logo designs, brochures, packaging, advertising and produces several magazines in addition to providing the vibe behind Propeller’s web design and email marketing. Having spent 5 years working in the vibrant UK public relations and advertising industry, Renée returned to Australia with a renewed passion for design and marketing.
iSonic (Website development) (strategic partner)
Matt brings brands and marketing strategies to life online. Matt and his team at iSonic are geniuses at implementing online marketing plans, designing attractive, user-friendly and seriously effective websites, and creating engaging social media tools that do what they’re designed to do to help businesses grow. Matt has been designing websites since birth. Well, not quite since birth, but he pretty much lives and breathes online solutions, and he can’t remember when he didn’t! He has helped hundreds of businesses embrace an online presence and experience online success.
Website Essentials (Google Adwords, Display, Remarketing & SEO) (strategic partner)
Mark started in digital with the Windows 95 launch and has successfully transitioned through three privately held start up internet marketing companies. Hot Goanna TM sold to Net Registry and the other two are still running from 2007 and 2009. He has held Google Qualified Professional, Individual, Company, Reseller and Partner, and was one of the first Australian qualified Yahoo Ambassadors. He has a Diploma in Internet Marketing and is a past FAIM. He has consulted to and been a board member of several public companies over many years and currently sits on the Board of Hosted Accommodation Australia as their Digital Specialist.
Propeller Graphic Design & Marketing (Website Development) (strategic partner)
Damien Buckley is one of Australia's foremost web developers. With over 12 years in the web industry, Propeller have received numerous Australian Web Awards and in 2008 were recipients of The McFarlane Prize, Australia's highest award for standards-compliant web development. Damien specialises in hand-coded, high end website development primarily focused on the Enterprise Class ExpressionEngine and CraftCMS content management systems as well as the Shopify e-commerce platform. Damien was responsible for implementing the 2016 Sustainable Marketing website.