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•    Award Winning team
•    Purpose led & forward-thinking organisation
•    Opportunity to make a significant impact

Who is The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM)

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

Reporting to the Chief Partnerships and Sustainability Officer, the Head of Brand Partnerships will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing deep strategic relationships globally with our  fine wool brand partners to generate sales, identifying and targeting new opportunities that provide growth & opportunity for NZM and executing NZM’s marketing & brand strategy to meet or exceed revenue targets and increase brand awareness.

Alongside working with our fine wool brand partners, a key focus in this role will be leading a high performance sales and marketing team by providing coaching, leadership and development to the team.   


Key to your success in this role will be experience in sales, international business and relationship management coupled with a strong commercial acumen.


The Person

You will be an exceptional people leader with at least 3 years’ experience leading a high performing team, known for your excellent communication, leadership and coaching skills.

You will love to travel, and not shy away from travelling internationally and forming new relationships with brand partners across the globe.

You will have excellent analytical skills, be a strategic thinker and problem solver who is able to think outside the box for solutions.

To stand out from the rest, you will have enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, and an overall can-do attitude.


Sounds like you?

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.

For a copy of the position description please click here.

Applications will close on 2 June, unless an appointment is made earlier. 

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