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Marketing Manager

  • Marketing Manager
  • Auckland
  • $75k - $80k
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:

Taylah Steerman Recruitment Coordinator


For the right marketing manager, The Pond Recruitment Agency is offering the opportunity to grow with the business, earn financial rewards and ultimately make this role your own. 

We are looking for an ambitious and talented intermediate-level marketing manager who has a minimum of 4 years experience in a similar role. This person may be looking for a change from Agency-land or the corporate world - yet still wants to work alongside the greater creative, digital, and marketing industries. 

This is an exciting career opportunity within a brave, fun, and agile recruitment business - it’s your chance to grow our professional services within a great team of talent agents, support staff, and over 100 key agency and corporate clients nationwide.

The ideal marketer will have already established his or her own personal brand and have a solid career to match. They’ll be no stranger to consistently high service levels and conscientious business practices, and they’ll have energy, style, and flair – all wrapped up in a ‘winning’ attitude.


The Pond represents the best.

Join New Zealand’s number one recruitment agency that specialises in procuring freelance, contract & full-time talent for the creative, digital & marketing industries.

We actively represent top-quality, high-performing local professionals, helping them realise their market value and career potential. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced consultants.

The Marketing Role

This position is made up of a combination of 360°marketing, CRM, talent administration & media partnership management. This is an established role that is key within The Pond Recruitment business and its future growth plans that require a very confident communicator and a motivated self-starter with strong administration skills, true industry nous, and proven marketing experience.

The ideal person will work closely with a team of talent agents to administer marketing & content strategies, promotions, sponsorships, advertising campaigns, weekly PR, and other initiatives associated with attracting and retaining premium clients, full-time candidates & freelance contractors in the NZ market.

Required Experience 

  • Min 4 years’ relevant experience.
  • Strong grasp of traditional marketing methods.
  • Acquisition expertise and social content marketing know-how.

Day to day responsibilities include:

1. 360° Marketing Activities

  • Oversee the company’s year-long job marketing program
  • Acquisition marketing to top talent nationwide
  • Project management
  • Copywriting
  • Internal collateral
  • Spearhead PR initiatives
  • Manage events & sponsorships

2. CRM & Email Marketing

  • Email marketing programmes
  • Social media content
  • Online media placement
  • Website updates
  • Database management

3. Candidate Administration 

  • Talent retention & acquisition strategy
  • Manage a junior coordinator
  • Identify star prospects through weekly registrations and vetting
  • Research and manage candidate information, portfolios, CV's and building candidate profiles
  • Present & sell The Pond model as the first contact point

4. Media Partnerships

  • Oversee the company’s year-long job advertising program and live media partnerships.

Essential skills

  • Strong interest & knowledge of the marketing, design, creative, digital, development, media and tech industries
  • Strong administration skills
  • Project management experience
  • Proficient with MS Office programs
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Adobe Photoshop & In-Design
  • Familiar with Mac computer systems

The Reward

  • Base Salary $75k - $80k + KiwiSaver
  • Social & industry networking events
  • 4.5 day work weeks, finish 1:30pm Friday

Apply Today

If this sounds like you, apply today with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position or contact The Pond’s Director’s, Leighton Howl on 021 702 573 / email: [email protected] or Will Gregory on 022 838 7279 / email: [email protected] for a confidential chat about the role.

We are only accepting applications from NZ residents at this time.

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