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Marketing Manager for Rotorua Export Company

Peterson Portable Sawmills, the original swingblade mill

Job details

Peterson Portable Sawmills
28 Feb 2020
Bay of Plenty
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


  • Do you enjoy working autonomously and letting your creative juices flow?
  • Want to sink your teeth into a long-term goal to improve worldwide sales?
  • Are you looking for part-time employment to fit within your busy lifestyle?

This position requires a high level of written and verbal communication skills. Please ensure you proof read prior to submission to ensure your application is not overlooked.

Are you:

  • A strong leader with a vision for growth.
  • A multitasker who is decisive and driven.
  • Confident communicator on all levels.
  • A passionate, assertive go-getter.
  • Proactive and can think and plan ahead.
  • A frequent & effective web traveller.
  • Up-to-date with the latest marketing trends.
  • Keen to try new things/think outside the square.
  • Confident providing advice to sales team / CEO.

Do you have?

  • At least three years’ experience in management-level marketing.
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns.
  • Strong Wordpress, Corel/Adobe, MS Office, Outlook, database and general computer skills.
  • Proven SEO experience with a sense of aesthetics and love for great copy.
  • A knowledge of marketing automation and the use of various platforms for streamlining.
  • Excellent writing skills, punctuation and grammar – can get to the point with flair.
  • Success in using social media for business, with evidence of being able to measure the results.
  • An interest in machinery and/or forestry and respect for the importance of factual info.
  • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds – knowledge of how people ‘tick’.

Top five must-have strengths we’re looking for:

  • Curious and innovative with an interest in promoting a top quality product (as opposed to the ‘cheaper’ one).
  • Passionate and willing to learn and try your hand to anything, including operating sawmills!
  • Adaptable to changing situations, budgets, markets, and competitors.
  • Sales-minded with the ability to see the big picture and ‘sell’ an idea.
  • A critical thinker who can analyse ideas, situations or statements and determine their validity.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Your first challenge:
Along with your application which should include a CV/Resume and cover letter, please submit a punchy ‘sales pitch’ about an item of your choice using one of these methods:

  • A paragraph and ‘promotional’ photo
  • A 15 second infographic
  • A 15 second video

We will be looking at:

  • First impression; whether it holds our attention
  • Spelling, grammar and general professionalism
  • Attractiveness and layout
  • Whether it makes us want to buy the item!

Please accompany this project with a summary of your target audience and how long it took you to produce.

Email application to: lrobinson@petersonsawmills.com.

Failure to submit your sales pitch will result in an incomplete application.

Written by

Peterson Portable Sawmills

13 Feb 2020