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Head of Marketing and Communications LIC Automation
Waikato Waikato New Zealand
Full Time

Automation and sensing technology, Hamilton location, Strategic role.

About Us

LIC Automation is a wholly owned subsidiary of LIC, focused on automation and sensing technology in New Zealand and around the world. At LIC Automation we value the NZ farming industry and are proud of our successful contribution to this sector. We'll do whatever it takes to support and grow our farmer community - our customers are key to how we do business. Our vision is to improve prosperity and the productivity of our farmers; and we want great people to join us on our journey.

Our Marketing & Communications function ensures that the business understands what the market need is by acting as the voice of the customer within LIC Automation. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our people are exposed to the knowledge and experience that they will need to be a successful.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the establishment and execution of the LICA marketing & communications strategy for both the New Zealand and International markets. This will include managing all brand activity, marketing campaigns, event management, promotional activity, PR activities, advertising and social media.

About You

You'll know how to maximise marketing promotions and have experience in gaining positive traction in new markets, with 5-10 years' experience in a senior marketing role.

You will display strong empathy toward farmers, complemented by a 'can-do 'attitude. You'll be comfortable talking the language of the dairy farmer, and you'll understand the issues and challenges they face, both day-to-day, and long-term.

Your leadership experience including flexible communication, influencing and negotiation skills will be important as will your ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the domestic and international markets. As an experienced leader, you'll have the necessary drive, ambition, and determination to lead this function to success.

How to Apply

If you're after a rewarding and social career that offers development, learning and truckloads of exceptional experiences then look no further, you've found it. At LIC Automation we are leading the way and we would love to welcome you to the team.

Applications close: 19 July 2017

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