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Careers

Formed in 2001, The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) is an integrated sales, marketing and innovation company made up of an ambitious team of purpose-driven trailblazers, on a mission to position Aotearoa New Zealand as an exemplar environmentally, socially and economically through the exploration of regenerative practices, mindset and ethos. 

 

NZM is an award-winning New Zealand success story with a strong value proposition. Through their deep global brand partnerships and RX ecosystem, NZM leads the way in positioning New Zealand’s natural materials into premium branded offerings sought after by discerning customers around the world. 

 

If you want to be part of a talent pool of exceptional go-getters who thrive on bringing great ideas to life in a dynamic, high-energy environment, this organisation is for you. 

 

The role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a superstar to join our team, hitting the ground running in this pivotal role. You will be responsible for developing strong relationships with a portfolio of growers across the Canterbury region, procuring and selling brand partner contracts to growers and providing support to growers through digital platforms. 

 

Relevant experience and attitude: 

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a fast paced and dynamic environment. An appreciation for wool, along with grower empathy and an affinity for the primary sector will see you succeed in this role. 

 

We are looking for someone with the ‘X factor’ when it comes to establishing and maintaining long-lasting relationships. Interpersonal skills are a must; communicating with growers, networking with industry leaders, all while positively articulating the NZM value proposition. These skills, along with business acumen will see you drive commercial outcomes. 

 

We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, enjoys working both independently and while part of a team. Attention to detail, strong organisational skills and an appreciation for technology are competencies that you would use when describing yourself. 

You will have a clean driver’s license, plus be eligible to work in New Zealand. 

 

This is a highly attractive opportunity to work for a leading company, who proactively push the boundaries of innovation within the primary sector. 

 

If this sounds like you, then apply now by hitting the ‘apply now’ button on Seek to submit your CV and cover letter.

 

For a copy of the position description please click here

 

Applications will close on 10 December, unless an appointment is made earlier. 

 

NZ Merino require new employees to be vaccinated for Covid-19. Subject to its obligations under the Human Rights Act and the Employment Relations Act, all offers of employment are conditional on the candidate providing sufficient evidence of their vaccination status.