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Content Marketer (Equine/Racing)

  • Content Marketer (Equine/Racing)
  • $50 hr (3 mth contract)
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?).
  • Freelance
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Talent Director - Creative & Design

We are on the hunt for a proven Content Marketer for a breathtaking summer journey working at one of Waikato's top 5 horse breeding nursery's. Driving communications in the sport of kings.

This contract position could be anything between 32-48 hours per week, and suit someone returning home from abroad, residing in the greater Waikato, Bay of Plenty or Rotorua area over the summer months.

This opportunity invites one very special, local marketing professional to join a world-renowned, thoroughbred nursery and racing operation. Be part of a business steeped in honour and recognition for its' successful breeding, rearing, and development of elite performing racehorses.

To meet our client's continual growth as a business (this summer) and brand, we are on the hunt for a commercially proven marketing professional. Someone to both develop and refine communications in order to drive better brand engagement and tangible yearling sales results.

First and foremost our client is looking for someone who comes from a marketing-first background, someone with a proven track record in leading and driving an established, successful brand or business. Reporting to the owner/operators, the successful freelance candidate will also need to understand the importance of marketing in the context of an established privately-owned company.

To back results-driven marketing, this role has unlimited access to industry-leading creative partners and support; including an onsite Marketing Coordinator, design agency, content producers & 'equine' industry professionals. The candidate needs to know how to drive positive results from this established network of suppliers over a 12-14 week period.

Required Experience:

  • 5 + yrs commercial marketing experience
  • Working knowledge Equine/Racing industry
  • Management of stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strength in Writing

Required Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Business writing
  • Deliver &implement content marketing plans
  • Content ideation
  • Daily Social media communications (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Weekly e-mail & database marketing
  • Report management
  • Project execution (video, events, content)
  • Event management
  • Public Relations knowledge - a bonus!

Personality - You are:

  • Proactive, with foresight
  • Passionate about equine & Horse Racing industry
  • Innovative & creative
  • Driven, with the ability to enhance workplace culture
  • Organic problem solver
  • Intelligent & curious


  • Tertiary Qualification (preferred)

Key Benefits:

  • Great hourly rate ($45-$50 per hour)
  • Travel and petrol costs covered

Commencement & Ideal start date:

ASAP, ideally Monday 9th December 2019

Next Steps:

If this role freelance/contract work sounds like you then please apply below with your CV and a brief summary on why you’re interested in this opportunity. 
Any questions contact: Leighton Howl, The Pond Talent Director, 021 702 573 or [email protected]

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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