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Marketing Category Manager (Fixed-Term or Full-Time)

  • Marketing Category Manager (Fixed-Term or Full-Time)
  • Auckland
  • $120k - $130k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
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Role is with:

Nicole Chuah Recruitment Consultant

Are you an experienced Brand Marketer with big retail experience under your belt? Are you looking for a 6-month contract with an immediate start to dig in, or your next big permanent role? Either way we have you covered!

Join an in-house marketing team for one of New Zealand’s biggest retail & home brands so many know and love!

This leading retail brand is on the hunt for their next superstar Category Manager to hit the ground running in either a 6-month contract with an immediate start or in a full-time permanent role.

If you’re a Senior Brand Manager who’s looking for their next exciting role managing a whole category at a well-established Kiwi retail brand, this is the opportunity for you. This is a high-energy in-house team delivering the latest in all things fashion, homewares, and beauty. Our client draws inspiration from all over the world, and is passionate about leading the ever-changing world of retail in their space.

You'll love to lead innovative and beautifully crafted campaigns to accelerate brand awareness, driving engagement and conversion online and offline. Premium brand, content, and customer experience is at the heart of everything this brand delivers.

We’re looking for someone who has great attention to detail and is always willing to go the extra mile, and of course, loves beautiful homeware, designs, and décor! You will be from an industry-related or professional background, or you might be coming from a background of marketing or brand management in a complex retail (or alike) business.

Either way, you'll be a 'true' self-starter who has a natural flair for brand management, and knows the importance of ensuring campaign targets are met and exceeded.


The breakdown  

We are looking for an Brand/Category Manager with:

  • Min 5+ years’ relevant experience
  • Previous Retail experience advantageous

You’ll have…

  • Oversee the production of marketing material
  • Lead BIG brand campaigns, and seasonal activations and communications across online and offline channels
  • Deliver innovative insights from reporting and data
  • Taking briefs through to production then delivery
  • Provide layout and art direction information eg. catalogues press pages
  • Lead advertising and promotional campaigns
  • Stakeholder, internal team & agency relationship management
  • Strategic and logistical management marketing and delivery of events
  • Experience in managing budgets and working to tight deadlines 

Are you someone who is…

  • Proactive & passionate?
  • Highly organised with an eye for detail?
  • Team player & great communicator?
  • Loves design, décor, beautiful homeware & furniture?

The reward

  • Competitive salary of $120k - $130k per annum + Kiwi Saver
  • Work with a nationally recognised NZ retailer
  • No two days are the same – work a varied, fast-paced role! 

Mandatory requirements

  • Due to current border restrictions, we are only able to accept applications from people entitled to work in, and currently residing in New Zealand

Apply today

If this role sounds like you, apply today or email Nicole directly on [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. 

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