Director: Marketing, Sales and Communications

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Otago Polytechnic - Dunedin City - Otago

Full time, permanent

In this pivotal role, you will lead the Marketing and Communications team in cutting edge best practice to contribute to the achievement of Otago Polytechnic’s strategic and operational goals.  Key to success in this role will be your: 

  • Commercial acumen, ability to close the deal, and track record in optimising revenue growth
  • Extensive strategic marketing and communications experience, and in leading the implementation of effective, multi-channel campaigns.
  • Experience in leading a marketing and communications function in a complex organisation offering a diverse range of products and services.
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement and a track record of success in delivering key outcomes through multiple delivery methods.

You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification in addition to extensive experience in similar roles. An understanding of the tertiary education sector would be advantageous.

At Otago Polytechnic / Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, we believe that our people make a better world. We are proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, earning some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in New Zealand.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining staff who are passionate, creative, future-focused and dedicated to helping our learners build their capability and realise their potential.

We are guided by our values of Caring / Manaakitaka, Courage / Maia, Accountability / Takohaka and Empowerment / Whakamanataka.  We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified, and we aspire to create a working environment that is inclusive and meets the aspirations of mana whenua.

For a position description or to apply please visit our website.  For specific information please contact Philip Cullen 0800 762 786 or

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 22 October 2019

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