Senior Manager Marketing Māori

University of Waikato

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Senior Manager Marketing Maori

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato - an organisation steeped in history and culture, in a city big enough to be exciting, and small enough to know who your neighbours are. This is where tradition meets innovation, and we look at the past to help steer the future.

The Marketing team comprises an energetic group of people who work passionately to protect and build the reputation of the University amongst its diverse stakeholder groups and customers.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

This is an important and timely role in which your purpose will be to lift the University's ability to focus more strategically on marketing to diverse Māori communities and stakeholders.

You will lead the planning, development and delivery of marketing to Māori across the University, with a key part of the role being encouraging the use of Te Reo and providing guidance on tikanga across all Marketing activity.

You will be a senior member of a large Marketing team responsible for international and domestic marketing, divisional marketing, brand strategy, advertising, social media, website, marketing content, and design and creative services.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

A leader and master collaborator with creative flair, you will be an experienced Marketer, who is engaging and influential, and experienced at working in large organisations. You place a high value in flexibility, trust, and partnering in the workplace. With people at the heart, you work with integrity and respect for people from all backgrounds and cultures.

Alongside these attributes, you will also have the following:

  • A Bachelors' qualification in Marketing or Communications
  • Eight plus years' experience in Marketing or Communications
  • Demonstrated confidence and proficiency in both written and spoken Te Reo, Tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato we embrace equity and diversity; we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply. We would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid-19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions.

The salary for this position will be in the range of $100,464 to $110,620 per year dependent on the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful candidate.

Applications close on Thursday, 28 October 2021.

Vacancy Number: 410312

For further information and to apply online, please visit:

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