Marketing Coordinator

Communications & Marketing · Auckland, Ellerslie
Department Communications & Marketing
Employment Type Permanent Full-time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
  • New Zealand’s leading heart health charity
  • Make a positive difference to people’s lives
  • Permanent full time (40 hours per week) opportunity

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia Orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālo ni, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa!

At the Heart Foundation, we are driven by our purpose – to stop all people in New Zealand dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives. The delivery of prevention and care and support programmes in New Zealand communities and fundraising for vital heart research describes the diverse work of our team of approximately 130 people across New Zealand.

This new role is part of the Marketing and Communications team, a team responsible for generating Heart Foundation brand awareness, relevance and engagement by creating and implementing strategic marketing and communications initiatives.

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Marketing Services Lead, this is a role with lots of variety. The Marketing Coordinator provides team support, coordinates workflow and production jobs, looks after marketing assets and resources, including the media library, knows PowerPoint inside-out and can do some basic-level desktop publishing. A key focus of the role is scheduling and giving visibility to short and medium-term tactical activity, and trafficking work with providers, across the Marketing and Communications team and across other teams. 

The Marketing Coordinator role would be a great fit for someone who has some experience in generalist marketing roles, is keen to help and keen to learn. A ‘can do’ approach, being exceptionally well organised, following through and demonstrating initiative are some of the qualities needed to be successful.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 years’ experience in generalist roles in marketing and communications teams
  • a relevant tertiary qualification in marketing
  • proven experience in scheduling, coordinating and trafficking workflow
  • exceptional time management and organisation skills - able to prioritise competing tasks without dropping the ball
  • excellent communications skills and ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • demonstrates initiative and is self-motivated in progressing and delivering quality work
  • an understanding of the health sector and a charity environment would be an advantage


In return we can offer:

  • a job with purpose and competitive salary
  • flexible working arrangements to enable you to achieve work/life balance
  • an additional paid day off each year for Heart Foundation day
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro-rata) once you’ve achieved 2 years’ service
  • training and development opportunities
  • access to our Wellbeing platform
  • discounted health insurance

 At this time, we are only inviting applications from fully vaccinated people. We will require evidence of your vaccination status at the pre-employment stage of our recruitment process. Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

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  • Location
    Auckland, Ellerslie
  • Department
    Communications & Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-time
  • Minimum Experience