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Consumer Connections Manager
North Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time

At Lion New Zealand, we’re empowered to build premium and global brands that help to make life’s sociable moments a little more special. We are a passionate, culture driven organisation producing some of New Zealand’s favourite brands such as Steinlager, Speights, Macs, Wither Hills and global brands such as Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker and Corona.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced senior marketer to join the team as Consumer Connections Manager.  This newly created role reports to our Consumer & Planning Director and is based at Freemans Bay & flexibly from home.

The purpose of this role is to develop world-class communications and make our brands easy to remember and easy to buy.  You will be responsible for developing & executing a portfolio approach to media, a best-in-class approach to the media planning process and will own the Media Playbook ensuring compliance to our media principles.  You will also lead and develop a learning programme to evolve our core marketing capability in communications and connections.

You will need to leverage your expertise across creative and media strategy & execution, as well as your experience within agency or managing an agency village.  Your ability to partner with our agencies will be critical, drawing on your deep understanding of the basis of strong partnerships to ensure we deliver great work.

We're all about building a diverse and inclusive workplace at Lion.  To support this, our LionFlex offering empowers Lion team members to work flexibly in ways that work for them, the customer and our business.  Flex options might include flexible hours, workplace or job design (e.g job share).  We invite all candidates to talk to us in the hiring process about how LionFlex might work for them.

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