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With around 32,000 employees around the globe, we’re incredibly proud of the people that make up our business. Have a read through their stories and find out why they love working at Telstra.

Leanne

GM Datacentre Network Operations

"Working here gives me tremendous exposure to industry trends and the chance to influence how cloud and security technology develops."

Stephen

Sales Director Key Accounts Singapore

"There’s guidance, but ownership and responsibility ultimately sit with the individual."

Adam

Customer Advisor

"Putting people first is where Telstra and I really click. I always put myself in the customer’s shoes and see things from their perspective."

Meng

Senior Sales Manager

"We can work from almost anywhere and are trusted to manage our own time."

Jo

Head of HR Strategy and Governance

"Building a culture where people are encouraged, valued and inspired is a great way to spend your day."

Isha

IT graduate

"This is not a place where everyone is really competitive or cut throat - instead it’s about growing and supporting each other and that’s fantastic.
 

Howard

Sales Manager

"My days are mostly spent building relationships and seeking new business as the market is developing very fast."

Serina

Engineering graduate

" I was treated like an adult from day one and got flexibility around how I work and what I work on."

Roxanne

Security Operations Support

"The work I do helps organisations to protect not just their revenue and intellectual property, but also their brand and reputation."

Raul

Account Director Growth Markets Asia

"When you get results, the business recognises and rewards your efforts." 

Parul

Senior Account Director

"I love coming into the office because I get to see friends – it really does feel like a family."

Jaime Lee

Head of Cloud Practice

"My team don’t have strict job descriptions and that creates such a sense of empowerment."

Chris

Regional Sales Manager South East Asia

"Telstra looks to me to deliver, share my ideas and work with my team to fully contribute to our international development."

Bill

General Manager Enterprise Sales

"Telstra has always supported me in making my dreams become reality."

Alice

Head of Hong Kong and Taiwan Key Accounts

"I love having the freedom to go where I’m needed most, whether that’s a meeting with an existing client or leading a sales pitch."

Craig

Group GM Sales and Retention

"I’ve had lots of opportunities outside my business area.It’s been a fantastic way to broaden my skills and network."

Sally

Director, Business Sales & Service

"I want to be the kind of leader that gives their people what they need to be successful."

Mike

GM EME Management, Education & Compliance

"I’ve been given the opportunity to develop my career in the areas I’m passionate about and to grow my professional reputation."

Nick

Business Operations Team Manager

"The thing I’m most passionate about in my current role is the people leadership element because it’s something I get a lot of personal satisfaction from."

Tahlia

Executive Assistant
"There’s been a lot of support and investment in my training and development. Whenever I’ve put my hand up for opportunities they’ve come to fruition."

Bobby

Cloud Product Manager

"I get to work with global companies, finding the right partners and products to resell whilst forging strong strategic relationships with big players in the market."

Mick

General Counsel, Finance & Strategy

"Coming to Telstra gave me the chance to do something I’m passionate about, building businesses, and be creative at the same time."

Kevin

Director, Corporate Development

"There’s such a huge range of talented people to meet, learn from and collaborate with here"

Alisha

Contact Centre Capability Lead
"There’s a lot of autonomy here to do things differently."

Andrew T

Field Technician Team Leader

"I enjoy supporting our trainees and watching how they develop into some of the best technicians out there."

Jon

GM Corporate Communications

"Great technology means more flexibility. As a leader in mobility, Telstra helps me stay connected, pretty much wherever I am."

Andrew

GM Customer Analytics and Modelling

"My career growth has been supported through initiatives such as our industry-leading Future Marketers Program, which emphasises design thinking and data-driven insights"

Talib

Head of Channels and Alliances
"Telstra's culture  embraces open-mindedness and a willingness to try new things."