Alpine Deer

General Manager Innovation and Growth

Alpine Deer

Retail and Lifestyle

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Applications Close - End of Day: 22-10-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Innovative Agribusiness Creating Leading Products For Oriental Markets
  • Senior Management Position
  • Tauranga Based - Internationally Focused


The Company

Alpine Deer is a creative agribusiness manufacturing unique health products for discerning oriental customers.  A clear strategy and vision allows Alpine Deer to deliver experiences that link the culture and traditions of the orient with the majesty and integrity of farmed New Zealand Red Deer.  For more information visit

The Role

Due to continued growth, our client is looking to employ a General Manager – Innovation and Growth to be based in Tauranga.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this key role will have a large amount of autonomy to creatively do things differently.  The objective is to meaningfully connect with target market and create short and sustainable value chains.

You will be responsible for identifying and developing strong relationships with key Asian markets and translating their needs into commercial success.

Additionally, you will be responsible for leading disruptive thinking and design innovation and will be involved in the integration of other strategic growth initiatives across the business.

The Person

To be successful, you will have a high degree of emotional intelligence and have strong sales and marketing experience with a solid understanding of digital marketing.

Strategic and commercial acumen with proven experience in building partnerships is essential.

You will also have a strong empathy for the primary sector and a quiet dissatisfaction for the status quo. 

An understanding of Asian markets would be highly advantageous.

You will also have the ability to think on your feet and an apply an entrepreneurial flair with a tenacious and solutions focused approach.

If you want to further develop your career and lifestyle in the idyllic Bay of Plenty within a growing, dynamic industry leader who genuinely values workplace flexibility and wellbeing; please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries are welcome to Sally Wynn-Williams 03 345 8759 or Sally Goldsmith 03 345 8761.