The New Zealand Olympic Committee represents the Olympic Movement in New Zealand. We hold the unique mandate to select and send teams to Olympic Games and to promote the Olympic brand and values, a role that has been held for more than 100 years.

We are also responsible for the delivery of the Commonwealth Games.

Our aim is to inspire excellence and pride in New Zealanders and enable our athletes to achieve on the world’s stage.

Games-time performance planning, operations and leadership are our primary focus. We also lead and advocate for sport and athletes and use our international connections to deliver value to New Zealand.

We are heavily reliant on partnerships for funding and are not-for-profit. We operate with integrity and are athlete-focussed.  The New Zealand Olympic Committee works closely with Sport NZ and HPSNZ.

Together with our sports and athletes we inspire New Zealanders and make them proud.


Reporting to the Commercial Director, you’ll be responsible for maintaining and enhancing New Zealand Olympic Committee commercial relationships with current and potential sponsors and partners (including suppliers). The Commercial Partnerships Manager fosters collaborative relationships that encourage mutual respect, deliver mutual benefits, and increase the value and awareness of the NZOC. This position focuses on Partner account management, business development support, maintaining effective working relationships with all NZOC key stakeholders (in particular philanthropic supporters and athletes) and assisting with a range of special projects and events. The Commercial Partnerships Manager will have exceptional and proven relationship and/or talent management skills.  

To secure this position you’ll need a CV that clearly demonstrates you have experience gained in a similar styled role in New Zealand together with a tertiary qualification in marketing, communications, public affairs, business and humanities.   Your CV must also demonstrate that you have capability in commercial and contract negotiations.  You’ll possess excellent written and oral communication skills and sound commercial acumen. Strong analytical skills are essential as is an engaging and personable working style.  Your Referees will describe you as a “must have” employee with a strong work ethic, someone who has impeccable personal integrity with a clear commitment to maintaining professional standards. 

This is a truly special opportunity that will transform your CV and allow you to showcase every facet of your extensive skillset.   If you have the experience and attributes the NZOC is after for this important role, please contact Clare Turner immediately:  email or Tel. 09 623 5521 (DDI).

Applications close on Monday, 30th October 2017, 3.00pm