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Marketing Executive

New Zealand Cricket
Auckland
New Zealand
Marketing/Digital
Full Time
On site, no remote
Applications close:
Posted 3 days ago

Passionate about Sport, Experiences and Brands?!  

Looking for your next marketing step?  

NZC is looking for you.

 

We’re a passionate and enthusiastic team, committed to living and breathing our vision of cricket being a game for all New Zealanders; a game for life!

NZC’s vision is focused on ensuring cricket is a game without barriers – a game that can be played anywhere, by anyone, connecting New Zealanders through our spirit of cricket! Whatever their circumstances, New Zealanders will be given every reason to celebrate and engage with cricket as their game. We have a High Performance culture, underpinned by quality people, systems and facilities helping to produce great players and teams that inspire the nation, the next generation of players and represent the best of New Zealand’s values and culture. We are a passionate and enthusiastic organisation committed to living and breathing our purpose: connecting New Zealanders through our spirit of cricket! 🏏

Do you thrive in a team environment and love to deliver compelling campaigns to achieve desired results? At NZC we're committed to promoting our teams, brands, competitions and players to a New Zealand and Global audience that aligns with NZC’s values and drives life-long engagement with our game. We're seeking an enthusiastic and creative marketing candidate to join our Marketing & Communications Team and help us achieve this, through innovative and effective marketing plans and tactics. Could this be you?

Our Ideal Person

You love sport, the challenge of driving engagement and the responsibility that comes with planning and executing campaigns. You’re a marketer with approximately 2-3yrs experience who has skills in digital marketing and previously worked with, or been exposed to, creative and media planning agencies.  You're a people person and a team player with the ability to establish rapport and build trust with a wide range of stakeholders – including Major Associations (MAs), venues, councils, partners, sponsors and suppliers.

About the Role

The Marketing Executive will contribute to the planning and delivery of marketing campaigns and initiatives, often with a digital-led approach, working directly with the Head of Marketing as well as the wider Marketing & Communications Team.  This will include retail campaigns to drive consumption of international home fixtures, activities to drive audience growth around world events & tours and leading all marketing aspects of the Super Smash domestic T20 competition to help ensure its success. Activities will include maximising NZC’s digital channels (social, website, EDM, YouTube) through tactics such as social ad creation and EDM copywriting, to achieve campaign objectives. 

In addition to campaigns, the Marketing Executive will contribute to ensuring brand guidelines are adhered to throughout NZC, be involved in discussions and initiatives linked with the fan experience on match days, provide input on apparel developments, and work closely with the Commercial team on sponsor integrations through marketing activity and the Super Smash competition. 

Working for NZC

New Zealand Cricket offer a fun and flexible working environment as well as the opportunity to develop and grow your skills. A range of great perks and benefits are available for our staff including – a fun social vibe (we have an active social club), wellbeing benefits such as free fruit in the office, an employee assistance programme, annual flu vaccinations, community service days. Free Tickets - we all get to enjoy BLACKCAPS & WHITE FERNS cricket matches with an annual allocation of tickets for all staff. Branded gear! And most of all our fantastic ‘recharge’ break which kicks off at the end of the cricket season with a 4-day work week for three months of the year. How good!  

How to Apply

To join us you’ll share our passion, focus and determination to make cricket a game for all New Zealanders; a game for life. To apply for this exciting career growth opportunity apply through Seek including your CV and Cover Letter. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Please note all applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

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