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Marketing Manager (Sports, Hunting & Firearms)

Senior
  • Marketing Manager (Sports, Hunting & Firearms)
  • Auckland
  • $100k – $110k
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
  • Live
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Are you a senior marketer passionate about the outdoors, hunting and sport? Then this is your dream job working with a world-famous European firearms brand that represents the pinnacle of quality and machismo. Roles like this are very few and far between in the New Zealand market. So if you’re looking for a new and exciting challenge or a change of scenery leading all national marketing activity alongside a successful team, then this job is for you. 

What are you waiting for?

On behalf of our global client, The Pond Recruitment is looking for a dynamic marketing manager with at least 10 years’ experience for a newly established nationwide position.

You could be a senior marketer looking to move into a more specialised area within the retail, outdoors and sports industry. Or, an ambitious intermediate marketer with a strong track record and love of the outdoors.

Either way, you will have excellent marketing, strategic, organisational and management skills, not to mention commercial acumen and the ability to motivate different customers and retail clients. You’ll also be hands-on, and action-orientated as new products are released.

The winning candidate will take ownership of ‘all things product and retail marketing’ and be responsible for developing loyalty CRM programs, social media campaigns, dynamic e-mail marketing programs, managing events and sponsorship opportunities.

The position collaborates directly with international owners of a global power-house brand with unlimited access to world-class media banks, assets, and information to help define and grow new and existing customer loyalty in the local market.

Market first-class brands. Join a first-class team.

The Breakdown

We are looking for an experienced gun in:

• Market strategy and planning
• Product marketing and new launches
• Research and customer insights
• Senior management, workshops, presentations and reporting


Plus, proven results in the fields of…

• Brand marketing
• CRM, customer loyalty programmes
• Retail and trade marketing partnerships
• Database and email marketing
• Social media content campaigns and management
• Marketing ideation
• Editorial and educational articles
• Basic website content updates


Are you someone who is…

• Collaborative and works well with others?
• Accountable and takes ownership?
• Self-motivated and gets things done?
• Organised and has great attention to detail?
• Discerning and thoroughly professional?


The Package

• Salary $100,000-$110,000
• Relocation package $5,000 (if required)
• Access to high profile industry, sporting and outdoor events
• Staff discounts
• Mobile phone
• Car park

The Mandatory

• Must own or be prepared to get a firearms licence
• Must be prepared to travel 30 days each year
• Must have a tertiary marketing or sales qualification

In Summary

This is a pivotal career opportunity within a global company. For the right person, this role offers the opportunity to grow with the business, develop elite marketing plans, and ultimately make this role their own within the large and ever-growing retail, outdoors and sports industry.

Apply Today

If this role sounds like, APPLY through Seek or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this senior position. Or call Leighton directly on 021 702 573 for a confidential chat.

About The Pond

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Creative & Design, Digital & Tech, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best senior talent in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.4 years, so the people we place do stick.

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