Head of Marketing and Engagement


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 16-05-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Lifestyle Location - Invercargill Based
  • Achieve Work/Life Balance
  • Pivotal Leadership Role


Are you looking for a career opportunity that lends itself to greater flexibility and balance? Southland is the place to do this. Invercargill provides an excellent lifestyle location like no other; with Stewart island, Queenstown and the greater Southland and Otago regions on your doorstep. For further information on the area, please visit


Our Client

VetNZ Ltd was born out of the belief that being rural and far away shouldn’t compromise the quality of veterinary services that we are able to provide. As progressive owners of complex businesses, Farmers deserve the best advice and services available, this shouldn’t be compromised by geography. VetNZ Ltd is ‘Here For Good’ their philosophy is all about looking after their team well and making rural communities better by giving back to the districts that support them. VetNZ is a dynamic business in growth mode and encompasses VetSouth (, West Coast Vets (  and Veterinary Clinic Morrinsville (


The Role

Reporting to the CEO, this newly created role will work closely with key stakeholders to understand their needs and champion the creative and strategic development and implementation VetNZ’s marketing, brand and communication activity. You will support the SLT and clinic network to activate and maximise community connection and commercial success. A key part of the role will be ensuring consistent branding and marketing activities of each business unit to ensure they are aligned with the overall company strategy. This role is responsible for designing VetNZ’s client strategies and implementing marketing activities across the organisation, as well as leading a small team.


Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about rural and regional NZ and can champion a customer and employee centric approach ensuring high quality outcomes.

You will likely be a talented Marcomms or Sales & Marketing professional with the energy and drive to help grow the business. Any experience in Design Thinking would be advantageous. Your ability to maximise external agency partnerships and measure results is crucial as is your ability to lead a high functioning team in an environment where culture and values are key. You will have demonstrated commercial sector experience, be creative, strategic, analytical and have great organisation skills. You will also enjoy rolling up your sleeves and delivering tangible results.

Additionally, you will have a strong understanding of consumer insights, stakeholder and media engagement and in support of your strong commercial acumen, will likely hold a relevant tertiary qualification.


To Apply

Please prepare your cover letter and CV and click the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Sally Wynn-Williams on 03 345 8759 or Lisa Wheeler on 03 345 8757.

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at

Applications for this opportunity will close at 5pm Thursday 16 May 2019

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