The role of the Strategy & Planning Manager is to lead, motivate and develop a talented team of strategists, media and social media planners, ensuring they are recognised in the market place as NZ’s best. This role is not for the fainthearted, but it is for someone who is ready for a big challenge. We work at a frenetic pace in an extremely fast-paced environment for very demanding clients. Having said that the opportunities at NZME are vast and as the Strategy & Planning team plays such a crucial role in the recently launched CreateMe division, this position is hugely exciting for the right person.

We’re looking for someone, ideally with a media agency background, who will challenge the status quo; a strong leader who demonstrates better thinking through use of consumer and business insights and data for optimal future focused solutions. It’s a must that your communication and relationship building skills are of the highest standard. You’ll have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of advertising, marketing, digital and social media gained from a minimum of 5+ years managing teams in the media industry, and display natural instincts and insights that can be commercialised with positive yield. Constant change won’t worry you, in fact you’ll thrive on it!

For all this we’re offering a role you can really sink your teeth into, an incredibly inspirational team to work with who all live and breathe our values to: Be Connected, Be Curious and Be Confident in an environment aiming to be the home of the best talent in NZ and a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

If this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply now with CV and covering letter displaying your unique form of brilliance to: careers@nzme.co.nz 


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit