Senior Marketing Lead - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Wellington based
  • Develop and implement a new brand awareness strategy
  • 12-month contract
  • Wellington based

Arthritis NZ Mateponapona Aotearoa is a registered charitable trust, dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by arthritis through a variety of services and programmes. We are a team that values whanaungatanga (working together), arongo whanoke (innovation) and whanau oranga (self-determined health and wellbeing).

We are seeking a passionate marketing professional, who is ready to make a significant impact, to join the Arthritis NZ team on a 12-month fixed term contract. This role is based in Wellington and offers a unique opportunity to leverage your skills to improve the lives of people affected by arthritis.

As the Senior Marketing Lead, you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing a new brand awareness strategy.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Crafting and executing a comprehensive marketing strategy focused on brand awareness.
  • Developing an independent marketing strategy for a critical health condition, that encompasses cultural diversity/messaging and leverages platforms like TikTok.
  • Provide strategic advice and risk mitigation strategies to support the Funding and Communications Manager.

What we are looking for:

  • A strategic and creative thinker. You will have the ability to see the bigger picture and bring fresh, innovative ideas.
  • A background in marketing, communications, or related fields with proven success in strategy development and implementation. The core focus of this role is marketing related and therefore significant experience/competence in marketing is essential.
  • Experience in managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • NGO experience is welcome, but we are also interested in candidates from other sectors who can bring new perspectives.
  • User design experience, especially those with experience working with Māori/Pacific communities, as this is a key target group.
  • A problem solver with the ability to identify challenges and provide effective solutions.
  • A passionate and hands-on person who is driven to achieve outcomes but flexible enough to adjust as required.

Your work will matter and directly contribute to improving the lives of people affected by arthritis. 

If you are ready to bring your strategic vision, creativity, and passion to the Arthritis NZ team, we want to hear from you!

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role to or alternatively call Graeme on 029 248 8502 to have a confidential discussion. 

Candidates will be New Zealand citizens or currently possess requisite New Zealand residency eligibility.



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