Thursday, September 17, 2009

Manager Marketing and Communications

Manager Marketing & Communications

Fixed Term until 3 December 2010 (Secondment Cover)

Wellington Zoo is a magical place of learning and fun, leaving visitors with a sense of wonder and respect for nature, and a belief in the need for a sustainable co-existence between wildlife and people.

Do you want to be a part of an excellent team of marketing, fundraising and customer service professionals?

Are you:

  • An excellent marketing and communications professional with at least three years’ experience?

  • An excellent communicator with experience of the news media?Creative and enthusiastic?

  • Capable of providing expert advice to the Zoo’s Leadership Team as well as providing mentorship to your own team?

  • Passionate about the environment and keen to make a contribution to conservation?

Then we would like to hear from you!

We’re looking for someone to take the lead on marketing and communications to raise the Zoo’s profile, position the Zoo in the community as a “must see” destination, and maximise visitor numbers through effective advertising, community and media relations, promotions and a programme of events. You will be a spokesperson for the organisation. The Marketing and Communications Manager is also responsible for building excellent internal and external relationships at the Zoo. You must have at least three years experience of working in marketing or communications (both would be advantageous) but you do not necessarily need management experience. Experience of working in a not-for-profit environment would be a bonus.

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 30 September 2009.

To apply please email your covering letter, CV and completed application form to or post it to Manager Marketing & Communications Vacancy, c/- Wellington Zoo Trust, 200 Daniell Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021.

Please download the application form and job description here.

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