The Village Goldsmith Retail Store

Careers at The Village Goldsmith

The Village Goldsmith, located in central Wellington, is more than just a jewellery store. We are a dedicated team of award-winning professionals who pride ourselves on design, innovation, quality and exceptional customer service. With exciting international design and manufacturing projects working with the world's biggest diamond and jewellery companies, as well as being a design and innovation hub in Wellington and New Zealand, we are constantly looking for new ways to delight and inspire, and welcome your input into how we grow as an organisation.

Available Positions

Marketing and Communications Specialist

You tell the story and we capture its essence. 
Every story is different, just like every piece we carefully craft.

If our brand mission resonates with you, come and be a part of our highly creative team and work in an inspiring environment as our Marketing and Communications Specialist.

The Village Goldsmith, located in central Wellington, is more than just a jewellery store. We are a dedicated team who prides itself on design, innovation, quality and exceptional customer service. With exciting international design and manufacturing projects, as well as being a design and innovation hub in Wellington and New Zealand, we are constantly looking for new ways to delight and inspire. The Marketing and Communications Specialist role is integral to how we grow and tell our story.

No two days are the same at The Village Goldsmith. Whether it’s designing a pendant for the most valuable diamond ever discovered in the USA, creating a piece for the Duchess of Sussex, collaborating with local, national and international artists, influencers and decision-makers, or presenting someone with their dream engagement ring, you will be exposed to and involved in unique and varied experiences to ignite your marketing career.

The Marketing and Communication Specialist works in our Marketing Team to develop a cohesive marketing strategy for our company - planning, coordinating and executing the marketing activities to achieve outcomes and goals. 
We are looking for a confident person who has a natural flair for storytelling, creative writing or content creation, and experience in social media marketing and management, as well as marketing campaign planning and execution. The variety of work requires flexibility, excellent time management and organisational skills. 

Evidence of relevant experience in marketing, advertising, journalism or equivalent is advantageous, as is an interest in jewellery. You must be technologically savvy and open to learning new digital tools, with analytical thinking and an attention to detail. Overall, a passion for clever ideas and enthusiasm is key.

Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Marketing Team to develop the marketing strategy, plan and objectives
  • Evaluating effectiveness of the marketing plan and using insights to inform activities
  • Managing print and digital advertising
  • Managing social media marketing and advertising
  • Managing timelines, calendars and schedules to achieve consistency across all marketing channels
  • Content creation and collaborating on the creative execution of marketing campaigns
  • Liaising with internal teams (management, retail, jewellers) and external parties (customers, business and sponsorship partners, suppliers, agencies) to ensure brand consistency and inform marketing activities
     

Key skills

  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Creative and confident to share ideas
  • A brilliant planner, highly organised
  • Great time management
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A comprehension of how to reflect high level business goals in Marketing activities
  • Able to work in a team and coordinate others to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Social media savvy; has experience managing social media accounts and interacting on social media on behalf of a company
  • Familiarity with search engine optimisation and Google Analytics
  • Understanding of web design


This is a full-time role 30-40 hours per week, working hours are flexible and can be discussed. 

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@villagegoldsmiths.com. In your application please include an example of your written work.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

 

We're always on the lookout for creative, smart and energetic people so please feel free to get it touch with us at: careers@villagegoldsmith.co.nz