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Category: Agribusiness
Location: Canterbury

NZ Rural Leadership Trust

Marketing, Communications & Event Specialist

Marketing, Communications & Event Specialist - Rural Leadership Programmes
Christchurch based

• Small dynamic team and great working environment
• Full time role with an opportunity for working across a range of marketing
• Two of New Zealand’s most prestigious rural leadership programmes

We are looking for a committed, experienced and enthusiastic marketer to
join our small Christchurch based team to replace our existing contractor who
is leaving Christchurch .

About The Role
As the Marketing , Communications & Event Specialist, you will be
responsible for the marketing and communications for our two prestigious
Rural Leadership programmes helping us to grow our application numbers,
nurture alumni and stakeholder communications collaborating with the General Manager and Programme Coordinator.

The role involves:
• Providing marketing recommendations and collaborating with the team
• Website content management using Wordpress
• Planning and executing recruitment campaigns for each of our course
• Communications: writing content for newsletters, our website and press
• Graphic design: creating on brand marketing collateral using InDesign
and Photoshop
• Managing and growing our image library
• Digital Marketing: Social Media content planning and advertising using
Facebook Ads Manager
• Working with our advertising partners to promote our programmes through
alumni and advertisements.
• Developing effective relationships with industry partners to nurture the
promotion of the programmes and attracting top talent.

To be considered for this role, you must have:
• At least four years’ experience in a marketing /communications role
• Strong business event management experience
• Digital marketing experience in website management, social media
advertising and mailchimp
• InDesign or Photoshop skills
• Organised – able to balance multiple demands, prioritise and multi-task to
meet deadlines with accuracy and efficiency
• A ‘people person’ – the role involves developing relationships with
scholars, presenters, stakeholders, industry and suppliers
• Technology-savvy – able to stay on top of changes in a fast moving
• Professional and results-driven – with a focus on delivering programmes &
events of the highest quality which exceed our participants expectations
• Solutions-orientated – showing initiative and thinking creatively to
overcome marketing challenges
• Passionate – about people development and ideally the agri-food (primary)

For a more detailed Position Description please contact:

Applications close on 15 May 2019 and must be sent to:

Date Posted: 2019-04-26


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