Brand Manager - Marketing (Life Health Foods - New Zealand)

Auckland, New Zealand

  • Market leading brands in the trending plant-based foods category.
  • Active NPD program.
  • Purpose driven company.

About the Company

Life Health Foods is New Zealand's original plant-based brand collective, which passionately creates innovative, nutritious and delicious vegetarian foods and champions a plant-based diet for the health, wellbeing and sustainability of the planet and its people.


About the Role

We are seeking a passionate Brand Manager to join our energetic marketing team supporting our growing plant-based business. Reporting to the Head of Sales & Marketing, this key position is responsible for driving growth through the delivery of results-orientated innovative marketing solutions and new product development that meets the needs our valued customers, retail partners and stakeholders.   


We work at a fast pace and have high aspirations to further develop our leadership position in the growing plant-based foods sector. In this unique role you'll be working closely with digital marketing, sales, NPD and other cross-functional teams to drive category success while being supported by a close-knit team.


Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • 3-5 years of FMCG brand marketing experience.
  • Proven Project Management experience.
  • New Product Development exposure and understanding of Stage-Gate process principles.
  • Clear understanding of digital and social marketing landscape.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate data-driven decision-making utilizing IRI / Nielsen / DunnHumby tools.
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple priorities, work at a fast pace and keep to tight deadlines.
  • Able to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders, and cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrable passion for food and wanting to make a difference in people's lives.



  • This is an excellent opportunity to develop your food marketing knowledge in a supportive but fast paced environment.
  • Work for an ethical company that cares about its employees and the products they make and manufacture.
  • We have a passionate environment driven to expand and grow over the coming years.
  • On offer is a competitive salary, life insurance + weekly staff entitlement to our products.
  • This permanent full-time role is based in Auckland and offers the option of hybrid working arrangements.


Life Health Foods NZ is an organisation driven by our Purpose and Values. If you share our passion for what we do, and our products then this is a fantastic opportunity.

All applicants must demonstrate they have the legal right to work in New Zealand.


How to Apply
To apply for this role with Life Health Foods, please submit your resume using the Apply Now button below, which will take you to our parent company, Sanitarium's, website.

Type: Permanent

Category: Communications/Public Relations

Reference ID: C0SANLL000001

Date Posted: 27/05/2022

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