Communications Manager


The Communications Manager is responsible for leading Jarden's corporate communications strategy.

  • Internal and External Comms
  • Financial Services
  • CBD
About Jarden
We are New Zealand’s leading investment and advisory group and have supported exceptional people and ideas for nearly 60 years. In June 2019 we rebranded from First New Zealand Capital (FNZC) to Jarden – a name which better reflects our origins and long-standing tenure in the New Zealand Financial Markets. Jarden advises some of New Zealand’s largest public and private companies and high net worth individuals and families. Our areas of expertise are wealth management, investment banking, institutional equities, research and fixed income, carbon and FX sales trading. We are passionate about seeing our clients succeed, and when they choose Jarden, they get a partner that always endeavours to go above and beyond.  
The Role
The Communications Manager is responsible for leading Jarden’s corporate communications strategy.  Reporting to the Head of Marketing you will work directly with Jarden’s senior leaders within and develop strong relationships with external stakeholders including media, agencies and our business partners in order to inform and influence communications strategies and outcomes. This is a new role within the organisation, which a focus on both external and internal communications.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Create and coordinate high quality, accurate, shareable thought leadership content for Jarden. Owner of the corporate story plan.
  • Build and maintain great working relationships with media, other external stakeholders and influencers, and media.
  • Provide high quality communications advice and support for senior stakeholders.
  • Drive a consistent Jarden tone of voice and comms execution across all of Jarden.
  • Internal comms - coordination and writing where required
About You
You will be an entrepreneurial, seasoned communications professional, passionate about business and capital markets, and confident about what you do. You will exude energy and enjoy keeping up with news and insights, monitoring competitors and trends. You will be self-driven and highly strategic but also enjoy rolling up your sleeves and executing. Financial services experience is a strong preference and a real understanding of the industry and complexities are required given this complex and regulated industry.
In addition, you have
  • a proactive nature and a keen eye for opportunities to tell our story.
  • an ability to sell ideas and influence others.
  • a track record of working in a collaborative, fast-changing environments. 
In return we can offer you great company and team culture within our fast-growing firm, and exciting long-term career prospects.