Why work for CEDA?

The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is a great place to work if you are a dynamic individual who thrives on a challenge and loves working as part of a busy and diverse team. Our team comes from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and we’re all passionate about the growth and development of our region.

CEDA is a team of thinkers, enablers, connectors and doers, who are serious about delivering great outcomes and thrive on a challenge. We are a passionate group of people with expertise in marketing, communications, events, and business attraction, retention and development. Collectively, we are leading the economic development of the region we call home.

CEDA has an open and friendly culture, and although small, our team achieves great things by collaborating and supporting one another. CEDA will support you to be the best you can be, encourage your creativity and radical thinking, and will surround you with passionate people all aiming to achieve amazing things for the region. What are you waiting for?

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Marketing and Communications Manager

As a member of the executive team reporting to the CEO, this new role based in Palmerston North will lead a high performing team to develop and implement the regional strategies for marketing, communications, and events. Collaboration and strong stakeholder relationships are key to success, in order to ignite the transformation required to create a long term sustainable and thriving economy. Working closely with the CEO and management team, this role will also focus on further developing the culture of this relatively new organisation. This senior position has high public visibility affording the responsibilities of public and community leadership.

We seek an experienced marketing/communications leader with senior management experience along with demonstrated strategic and team building skills. Candidates will be inspirational leaders with high EQ, along with a passion required to take this organisation forward. You will be a natural networker with a proactive, enthusiastic and energetic approach, excellent influencing skills and a track record in building enduring and effective partnerships with key stakeholders. This is a unique opportunity to work for an organisation with an inspiring vision and values and to be involved in an exciting new era of growth in the Manawatu.

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Business Growth Advisor

The Central Economic Development Team are tasked with delivering great outcomes for businesses in the wider Horizons region. As a Business Growth Advisor, you will manage a portfolio of businesses, provide sector leadership, and you will have the opportunity to understand where those businesses are now and where they want to be in the future. You will add value by connecting them with the tools/resources/expertise to knock down the barriers to getting there.

The CEDA team are a passionate group of people with expertise in marketing, communications, events, and business attraction, retention and development. Collectively, they are the enablers, the connectors and the doers; leading the economic development of the region we call home.

Apply here for this exciting role!

Want to know more? Get in touch with our HR team today!

 

Marketing Senior – Events & Tourism

As the Marketing Senior – Events and Tourism you will be responsible for assisting with the marketing of key Regional Events and Visitor Sector marketing for the Palmerston North City and Manawatu. You will also be implementing CEDA’s marketing strategies and programmes that contribute to the development and growth of the region’s economy. Your brief is to make Manawatu the 8th day in the tourist journey through New Zealand.

The team at the Central Economic Development Agency have the best job in the world; they’re on a mission to make our region the very best it can be! Every day they are focused on driving and facilitating the creation and growth of economic wealth in Manawatu and beyond. So, if you want your career to have real purpose, and you’re committed to using your expertise to make a difference then look no further, this could be the opportunity you’ve been searching for.

Apply here for this exciting role!

Want to know more? Get in touch with our HR team today!