Are you our next Strategic Lead - Marketing?

We have a vacancy for a Strategic Lead to drive the marketing of the Whanganui District to key target audiences.

Whanganui is rapidly growing its reputation for being an attractive and exciting city and region, nationally and internationally. Its economic development agency Whanganui & Partners leads destination marketing for the region as well as providing key services to help Whanganui businesses succeed and grow.

APPLY NOW Applications close: 1 September 2023

We have a vacancy for a Strategic Lead – Marketing to drive the marketing of the Whanganui District to all key target audiences as a highly desirable destination for new and existing businesses, residents, entrepreneurs, and investors, and to visitors, international students, and other target demographic groups.

The successful candidate will effectively be the district’s chief brand champion, guiding the marketing of Whanganui and its status as a UNESCO City of Design. They will also ensure the work of Whanganui & Partners itself is effectively promoted to key stakeholders. This role is also responsible for providing strategic funding support to events that help successfully position Whanganui as a great place.

This role offers the opportunity to be a leader in the Whanganui & Partners organisation and, more broadly, as a key person leading the growth of the region. You will play a crucial part in building Whanganui’s economic prosperity.

You will find this a very rewarding role working in a high-performing and creative team of professionals, based in one of the most livable and beautiful cities and regions in New Zealand.

Enquiries about this vacancy can be sent to Jonathan Sykes, Chief Executive (Please do not send applications to this email address, online applications only will be accepted for this role).

Position Description

Applications close: 1 September 2023

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