Meet the team

Meet the team

Get to know the Geniuses behind the Gift It Now brand and believe me, they know how to gift.
The Gift it Now Team

Let's take a peak behind the gift wrap and meet the guys who work to bring you the best, coolest and most memorable gifts around town.

From content makers to graphic creators, meet some of the team members who have created, sourced and published the things you love on Gift It Now.

Ayla, Account Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I think I changed that on a weekly basis, haha! A few of the things that I wanted to be when I grew up: wedding planner, nurse, flight attendant etc. etc. (everything!)

What is your role at Gift It Now?

I manage all Gift It Now Affiliate accounts.

What's the best part of your job?

I love being in contact with so many different people on a daily basis. Besides this we have an amazing team and Gift It Now!

A motto you like to follow?

Live life to the fullest!

Dream experience gift?

An overnight Sail Experience in the Whitsundays - the most beautiful place in Australia!

Brittany, Reservations Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Highland Dancing Teacher.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

Reservations Supervisor, as one of the supervisors we oversea the reservations team to help in all things Gift such as email and phone enquiries, sending gift hampers and our express Gift it Later packs.

What's the best part of your job?

The team we have and the atmosphere at work, I also enjoy speaking to excited customers redeeming their vouchers and helping them book their dream experiences that they have been gifted.

A motto you like to follow?

Life Begins at the end of your comfort zone

Dream experience gift?

Private Wine Tasting Helicopter Flight to Millbrook Winery - amazing!

Brittney, Digital Marketing Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A professional dancer... University called, but I still enjoy a good boogie.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

I manage all things marketing for our brand to promote our thousands of incredible operators and our partners. I work closely with the rest of the team to bring you the best experience gifts in Australia.

What's the best part of your job?

The atmosphere and the people, we have a young and vibrant team that gives really great gifts - who would've thought?

A motto you like to follow?

Great things never came from comfort zones.

Dream experience gift?

Hot air ballooning over the Yarra Valley, it looks like pure heaven.

Coleen, UX/UI Designer

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I was such an indecisive child (I still am, hahaha), so my dream job changed all the time. I pretty much wanted to be any kind of artist or designer - tattoo artist, visual artist, graphic designer, concept artist... the list goes on.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

UX/UI designer. I work with an amazing team to develop awesome interfaces that provide customers with a great user experience.

What's the best part of your job?

The fact that get to combine my love of creativity and technology to design different things every single day and essentially bring them to life with coding.

A motto you like to follow?

Things don?t go wrong and break your heart so you can give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all you were intended to be.

Dream experience gift?

Definitely skydiving over Byron Bay!

Courtney, Reservations Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I always wanted to be a school teacher

What is your role at Gift It Now?

I am one of the reservations supervisors. I oversee our reservations team handling all Gift enquiries over the phone and via email.

What's the best part of your job?

The people I work with, we are all great friends and it makes coming to work each day so enjoyable.

A motto you like to follow?

FAIL: First attempt in learning

Dream experience gift?

My dream gift experience would be the Panorama Scenic Flight over the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach.

Evan, Multimedia Coordinator

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A Fireman, Doctor, Policeman, Tradesman... the list goes on, but realistically I wanted to be an Artist/Designer.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

Evan's role at Gift It Now is as a Multimedia Co-ordinator, developing and producing video content. In particular video content for each individual experience for Gift It Now.

What's the best part of your job?

The best part of my job is that not every day is the same. Working with footage for each individual experience, I see new and great gifting experiences from all around Australia.

A motto you like to follow?

Love the life you live, live the life you love.

Dream experience gift?

Swimming with Whale Sharks at Exmouth, WA

Kelly, Graphic Designer

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a Fighter Jet Pilot. Turns out my calling was to be an artist.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

Graphic Designer

What's the best part of your job?

Being able to use my skills everyday on an array of media with a great team of people.

A motto you like to follow?

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively

Dream experience gift?

Shark Cage Dive in Port Lincoln to face my fears!

Kirsty, Special Projects Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I have always wanted to do something in travel and tourism (yep, I'm living the dream).

What is your role at Gift It Now?

Special Projects Manager. I look after special development projects such as improving the functionality of the website which ensures a good customer experience on Gift It Now. Many other things too but too many to list!

What's the best part of your job?

The people I work with make it fun. Also, dealing with clients that offer amazing experiences and sometimes getting to experience those myself is a pretty good perk.

A motto you like to follow?

Don't sweat the small things.

Dream experience gift?

A few laps in a V8 or Supercar.

Michelle, Business Development Manager

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A flight attendant (lol - I look back now and think what the?) or a Marine Biologist

What is your role at Gift It Now?

Supplier relations and partnerships- basically I contract product and look after suppliers

What's the best part of your job?

Getting to meet new people and develop relationships with key industry partners

A motto you like to follow?

Try not to sweat the small stuff.

Dream experience gift?

A helicopter flight into a remote winery somewhere with a degustation lunch and paired wines :) Mmmm making me hungry

Svenja, Social Media Coordinator

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I've always wanted to be the front singer of a rock band - impossible to strive for when the band in school made you sing Metallica.

What is your role at Gift It Now?

I'm looking after all of Gift It Now's social media channels and want to put the best gift ideas and content out there that inspires you to gift experiences instead of clutter for the next occasion.

What's the best part of your job?

Having the link between our team and our customers online and getting surprised every day with new movements and viral content.

A motto you like to follow?

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

Dream experience gift?

A scenic helicopter flight, as I grew up with the model kind and have yet to be on one!

If you want to up your gift game and see what all the fuss is about, then check out Gift It Now's best experience gifts & start gifting better!

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