Situation Vacant: Marketing & Communications Advisor (Maternity Leave Cover)

Fulltime, Fixed Term Contract - 40 hours per week (6 months contract)

Based in Cambridge, New Zealand

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is the governing body for thoroughbred racing, and is currently seeking a Marketing & Communications Advisor to join the marketing & communications team. This will be a six month contract as the current advisor will be away on maternity leave.

The Marketing & Communications Advisor will be primarily responsible for the running of the annual Horse of the Year awards as well as the delivery of the marketing plan.

This will involve working alongside the current marketing and communications team based in Cambridge, as well as assisting the General Manager – Marketing and Communications in the execution of the NZTR marketing plan.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a high degree of competence and experience in event management
  • managing marketing projects with a number of moving parts to successful completion;
  • possess a drive to continually address and exceed expectations of customers and stakeholders;
  • have the ability to self-manage through excellent prioritising, planning and organisational skills.

Ideally candidates will have had five years experience in a wide range of marketing projects and obtain a marketing or business related tertiary degree.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your covering letter and CV to or post your CV and covering letter to Sovaia Uluiburotu, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing, P.O Box 38 386 Wellington Mail Centre 5045.

You can find a copy of the position description for this position here.

Applications close 8 June 2017.