Director, Marketing

Dunedin, New Zealand
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

External Engagement Division

Marketing Services

The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest University with a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international linkages. It is one of New Zealand’s largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $1.6 billion and 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.

The role

In this newly created role you will lead the Marketing Services function, with a focus on the delivery of high quality marketing services across the University, and the development and execution of leading-edge marketing. You will also play a lead role in the development and implementation of the University’s digital strategy.

Based in Dunedin, New Zealand and reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, External Engagement, this is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding senior leader to provide direction and vision in the development and delivery of the University’s marketing services.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for a leader with experience in:

  • Leading the provision of a cohesive marketing service in a large, complex organisation.
  • Leading the production of high quality, integrated marketing campaigns across multiple channels, including digital.
  • Creating and implementing strategic plans aligned with high-level organisational goals.
  • Leading the achievement of organisational goals and objectives through the delivery of high quality customer focused services.
  • Effective budgeting, business planning, and team leadership.

You will be highly articulate and collaborative with the energy and drive to deliver outstanding results and create a customer-focussed culture of high performance and achievement.

This is an exciting time for the University of Otago as we embark on significant transformational change in the way in which our support services are delivered. If you want to be a key contributor to our continued success, are ready for a new challenge and have the drive to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

Further Details

This is a permanent, full-time position.

We offer 5 weeks’ annual leave, 6.75% superannuation scheme, competitive salary, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance.

Application information

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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautokoanaTeWhare Wananga o Otago itekaupapawhakaoritewhiwhinga mahi.

Applications quoting reference number 1800239 will close on Sunday, 25 February 2018.