The Pond

Marketing Director (Fashion) | Auckland | $140k+

The Pond

Retail and Lifestyle

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Applications Close - End of Day: 24-08-2018


New Zealand

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Leading fashion brand down-under is on the hunt for a creative-led Marketing superstar. Do you have a passion to grow and take ownership of a creative minded marketing department in the high-end retail fashion industry? Are you a proven senior marketeer looking to move or return home to New Zealand? Looking for a big role with opportunity to get stuck into? If so, then this is the role for you. 

Role Overview:

The ideal person will have the perfect blend of the below experience;

  • Retail Marketing
  • Leadership & Management
  • Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Industry 

Retail marketing nous is an absolute must! You may come from a creative marketing background and understand all facets of fashion & retail marketing, or you may have worked your way up in creative with a natural marketing ability. Reporting to the senior Directors, you'll need to drive marketing initiatives, execute all seasonal campaigns and have the ability to continue enhancing a market leading brand. 

This role is key in leading an initial team of three; with access to a wider creative team including Graphic Designers, Photographers and Digital Specialists. You'll love working with and leading creative teams and feel comfortable working in a flat structure surrounded by a passionate, hardworking team that live for delivering high-end marketing for a world-class product.

There is room for big ideas and growth in this role.

Required Experience: 

  • 10 + years experience
  • Management & leadership skills
  • Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle knowledge (A bonus, but not a must)

Required Skills:

  • Creation & implement robust yearly marketing plans
  • Digital channel strategy (social, content, search, web & mobile)
  • Integrated marketing campaigns
  • Retail promotions
  • Up to date with the latest marketing trends
  • Loyalty programs, e-mail & database marketing

Desired Skills:

  • Targets, KPI’s & report management
  • Project execution (including seasonal marketing campaigns)
  • Deploy market research (identify customer trends & insights)
  • Ecommerce & online sales growth

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification preferred (Marketing, Communications or Advertising)

Personality & Work Ethic:

  • Collaborative team player
  • Passionate Contributor
  • Innovative & creative
  • Highly adaptable
  • Ability to enhance workplace culture
  • Natural problem solver
  • Intelligent & curious


  • Auckland central location
  • Best workplace winning company
  • Carpark, Phone, Laptop Computer
  • Wardrobe perks!

Ideal start date:

  • Now! 4-8 weeks notice period is not an issue
  • Client will wait for the perfect applicant


Let Will Gregory - Talent Director & The Pond Agents help you realise your market value and future career potential.

Apply today, or get in touch for a confidential conversation about the role.VISA or Immigration conversations welcome.