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Exciting Opportunities At Whanganui And Partners

Strategic Lead – Agribusiness

Whanganui is one of the leading food, wool and wood producing regions of New Zealand with a successful history in farming, processing and marketing around the world. 

The district’s economy is growing faster than the national average and supports a sophisticated manufacturing sector.  The district is renowned for its unique lifestyle options, education, creative industries and business opportunities.  The circumstances are ideal for a strategic leader to support the agribusiness sector and its growth aspirations. 

Whanganui’s economic development organisation Whanganui and Partners has created this new role in order to help unlock the full potential of the sector.  If you have a successful track record in the primary industries of sustainably growing value and innovation, and can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the needs, challenges and opportunities for the sector, you will find this role highly rewarding working as part of a high-performing and creative team of professionals. 

Please direct your confidential inquiry to Mark Ward, CEO Whanganui and Partners, 027 263 4170, mark.ward@whanganuiandpartners.nz

A full Job Description can be downloaded here.

Applications close 5pm Friday 3rd May.

To apply please visit Whanganui District Council Vacancies.

Strategic Lead – Brand and Events

Whanganui is rapidly growing its reputation for being an attractive and exciting city and district, nationally and internationally.  

Its economic development organisation Whanganui and Partners leads destination marketing, regional branding and major event strategies, providing significant funding and investment into activities ensuring a successful and integrated approach. 

We have a vacancy for a Strategic Lead, Brand and Events to drive the branding and marketing of the Whanganui District to all key target audiences as a highly desirable destination for new and existing businesses, residents, entrepreneurs, and investors, and to visitors, international students, retirees and other target demographic groups. 

The successful candidate will effectively be the district’s chief brand champion, guiding the branding and marketing of iconic events including providing strategic funding support for the main events that position Whanganui.  You will find this a very rewarding role working in a high-performing and creative team of professionals, based in one of the most liveable and beautiful cities and regions in New Zealand.  https://discoverwhanganui.nz/

Please direct your confidential inquiry to Mark Ward, CEO Whanganui and Partners, 027 263 4170, mark.ward@whanganuiandpartners.nz

A full Job Description can be downloaded here.

Applications close 5pm Friday 3rd May.

To apply please visit Whanganui District Council Vacancies.