Group Marketing Manager
Auckland, Auckland
6d ago

Our purpose at Comvita is working in Harmony with bees and nature in Aotearoa, New Zealand, to heal and protect the world.

Comvita was founded in 1974 by two New Zealand beekeepers, Claude Stratford and Alan Bougen. Today, nearly 50 years on, we are world leaders in Mānuka honey and propolis and a leader in olive leaf.

At Comvita we grow and nurture our people, and together we share the power of the hive with the world. Being part of the global Comvita whānau means connection with others around the globe who share your passion for wellness and nature.

As a team we aim high and fly with purpose, with us you will experience work which puts you and your wellbeing at its centre.

We have humble roots and big dreams to lead New Zealand and the world in a new way of doing business, a way where people and bees thrive together in harmony.

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this is an exciting global role responsible for the strategic direction a key Comvita portfolio.

You will define where to play and how to win with our target consumers and chosen markets. You will be responsible for developing portfolio USP, product portfolio offering and lifecycle management (from innovation through to SKU rationalisation) based on consumer insight.

You will be the consumer and market insights champion and a key conduit for the markets to accelerate growth with a test and scale mindset.

Based from our Wynyard Quarter office, and your home office, this role sits within a fast-paced, collaborative team where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference.

Working within a team based across multiple offices and markets and with agency partners, you will bring a strong understanding of product development, product management, category management, and a passion for brand building.

Collaboration, teamwork, and a willingness to be flexible while working at pace are essential, and this role will really allow you to step up and grow your career in a coaching environment.

Hive benefits

Driven by our purpose, our people love working here because of our humble roots, love of learning, passion for wellbeing and the environment, and our commitment to being the best employer.

  • Some of the benefits our hive members receive are;
  • Birthday leave
  • Insurance cover Healthcare, life and trauma cover
  • Monthly care packs to help you maintain your health and wellbeing
  • Annual bonus initiative
  • Increased Kiwisaver contribution
  • Personal development and growth opportunities
  • Flexible working - Work from home, and from our Auckland office
  • What we would like from you

  • University Degree, ideally with a Marketing major or related discipline
  • Proven expertise in FMCG marketing and developing and launching successful innovation
  • Strong leadership capability and the ability to work well with people across multiple teams and markets and lead for results
  • Proven ability to drive multiple projects across different markets and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical ability and expertise in consumer insights and research
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and drive to achieve results
  • Capable of managing marketing budgets
  • A passion for natural products and the desire to contribute positively to the health and wellbeing of others
  • This role will involve occasional travel within Aotearoa, New Zealand (north island), and potentially internationally. If you are looking for a new opportunity to join a global team who share a passion for health and nature, we would love to hear from you - please apply with your Cover Letter and CV.

    Comvita is an organisation which is committed to wellbeing, diversity and equity. We celebrate diversity and nurture belonging within our global team.

    We welcome diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us so we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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