CAREERS

NEW ZEALAND GOLF

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST


New Zealand Golf is the governing body for golf in New Zealand and is responsible for fostering and developing the game. In addition to managing the national handicapping system, course ratings, 20 elite golf tournaments, the New Zealand Open Championship, New Zealand Golf provides a wide range of services associated with the game in New Zealand.

The key purpose of this role is to coordinate and drive the media and communications requirements of New Zealand Golf including managing the media presentation and public profile of the organisation.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the New Zealand Golf team who ensures the organisation is presented professionally through all media and communication channels. Success in the role will be measured by the increased quality of media coverage and the increased quality and effectiveness of our communications programme.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Leading the media and communications plans for New Zealand Golf.
• Developing and coordinating all media releases and communications to New Zealand Golf’s internal and external stakeholders.
• Driving the digital communication strategy and the digital presence of all New Zealand Golf brands and websites.
• Developing and managing content across all New Zealand Golf websites.
• Driving the increased use and effectiveness of New Zealand’s digital and social media channels.
• Acting as the media liaison and media representative of New Zealand Golf for all organisation activities including leading the media and communications endeavours at our national tournaments.
• Maintaining up to date media, stakeholder and player databases.
• Managing the New Zealand Golf photo library and the management of all event photography including creating content for social media.
• Providing in-depth reports and analysis of website traffic, media coverage, communication effectiveness and social media insights.
• Leveraging all New Zealand Golf promotional initiatives through relevant media and communication channels.
• Assisting New Zealand Golf tournament directors in the effective running of national championships.
• Developing effective relationships with all key media outlets and channels.

Click Here to view the Position Description for this role.

Please send applications by email to Jan Rowsell (jan@nzgolf.org.nz). 

All applications must include a covering letter and a curriculum vitae.
 Applications close 1 March 2015.

 
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MURIWAI GOLF CLUB
GENERAL MANAGER
Are you looking for an opportunity in a challenging new role where your management expertise can be fully utilised?

Management of a small, tight knit team, in spectacular natural surroundings away from the city rush sound appealing?


The chance to develop a genuine lifestyle role awaits you with us!
We are situated on a spectacular piece of coastline adjacent to Muriwai Beach and just 40 minutes Northwest of Auckland CBD. Muriwai Golf Links already outstanding course ranked 12th in the 2014 New Zealand Golf Rankings, has the ambition to become a premier golfing brand. Due to the retirement of the current General Manager, Muriwai Golf Club has an opportunity for a skilled management professional to join our team.


Reporting to the Chairman of the club's Board of Management, your role will be to oversee the daily running of our club, including utilising you existing skill set in the following areas:

-   Financial management and administration;

-   Marketing and promotional work, including securing and maintaining sponsor relationships;
-   Leadership and people management of a small team;
-   A high level of focus on providing great customer experiences;
-   The ability to create and implement effective business planning documentation;
-   Exeptional stakeholder management including members, guests, local government and other other
    organisations as required.

Your leadership style will be consultive and you will be a forward thinking professional who can manage change effectively. Muriwai Golf Club is looking to you to work with a progressive Board of Management aiming to take our Links course and its facilities to the next level as a golfing destination, for both our members and valued guests. 

While a golfing or sport background would be highly advantageous, it is not vital. We will value proven successful management in a business of similar organisation highly.The chance to shape a business with us appeals to you, while enjoying the benefits of an office literally "at the beach", we want to hear from you.Please apply directly to Muriwai Golf Club, attention to the Chairman of the Board of Management by email using the details below:

Email: applymuriwai@gmail.com

Applications close Friday 27th February.


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TOTARADALE GOLF CLUB
GREENKEEPER

A sole charge greenkeeper is required at the Totaradale Golf Club, situated in the country approx. 30 mins south of Nelson city.

Totaradale is a 9 hole course with a membership of about 280.

For more information please contact Gordon Thomas

Ph 035448917

Cell 0274348362

Email robynthomas@xtra .co.nz

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
If you would like to advertise a vacancy, please email: jan@nzgolf.org.nz