The Pond

Digital Marketing Specialist (9 Month Contract)

The Pond

Creative and IT

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Applications Close - End of Day: 20-12-2019

60k - 70k

New Zealand

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We are looking for a dynamic Digital Marketing Specialist for a 9 month maternity cover contract.

Our client is at the forefront of education in the country and is one of NZ's largest providers of quality private education. They need a talented Digital Marketing Specialist for a 9 months maternity cover contract, someone to take charge of their exciting digital and social media marketing including their digital ad campaigns.

Are you working client-side, coming to the end of your contract and looking for the next contract role? Maybe you have a background in marcomms and you're wanting a role where you can drive and take ownership? If you have proven experience in social, digital marketing and content creation then this is the next role for you.

The perfect candidate will have a strong interest in all areas of social media, and know how to nail the perfect brand voice to establish a rapport and emotional connection with your audience. The team you join fosters a culture of collaboration and partnership, which is a great opportunity to give a little back to the education sector. 

Do you have a passion for digital marketing and a desire for purpose in your work? Then apply now!

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years commercial experience
  • Marketing, Social Media and Digital Communications


  • Campaign and content strategy
  • Campaign and community management across social media platforms
  • Building and developing internal relationships with audiences, using the highest level of customer service
  • Collaborate with other departments and audiences using social media
  • Creating and managing content for website, videos and digital ads 
  • Increase and optimise visibility of social content through SEO and SEM execution
  • Managing digital ad campaigns with external agencies 
  • Reporting on key metrics including lead conversion, engagement and audiences

Required Skills:

  • Manage multiple projects on the go and juggle work across different teams
  • Understanding of SEO and SEM (adwords)
  • Digital display and Facebook advertising (Facebook Business Manager)
  • Experience in reporting and analytics on campaigns 
  • Inter-personal and relationship management skills
  • High-level of written & verbal communication 
  • Managing marketing budgets and delivering campaigns on time


  • Positively driven
  • Takes ownership of position
  • Passion to grow in role
  • Dynamic & energetic
  • Real go-getter attitude
  • Naturally intuitive
  • Organic problem-solver

Required Qualifications:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (preferred)

Commencement / Ideal Start Date:

New year start, 4 weeks notice period is not an issue

Let Yasmin and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

Interested in this role?

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