Social Media & Marketing – Part time position.


Canterbury Weather Updates is a household name in Canterbury, with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors tuning into  each year and over 123,000 followers on social media.

We’re New Zealand’s second most sourced weather provider and New Zealand’s most sourced private weather forecaster, despite just catering for one region.

Our online membership is one of the most popular subscription services in New Zealand, with thousands of local people sourcing our highly intensive, accurate and detailed weather information daily. We pride ourselves on innovation and continue to lead the way, with new and exciting ways of presenting weather content for the people of Canterbury. Our services are utilised by many of Canterbury’s premier businesses and companies in all sectors seeking highly intensive and accurate weather content.

Commercially, we deliver innovative and valuable solutions that give local businesses a competitive edge in their sector, whether it’s energy, construction, media, industry or retail sectors.


This is a great opportunity to utilise and grow your marketing, sales and social media skills, with one of Canterbury’s most trusted and well know brands.

Highly competitive hourly rate and other team benefits and flexible working hours to fit into your lifestyle. The job will initially be 5 hours per week, with the potential for more hours. The opportunities and scope for development are significant.

Main duties will include building existing relationships with current clients, meeting new partners and securing new sponsorships, and advertising on our powerful forums and platforms, including traditional online advertising, membership loyalty programme, social media and our What’s On Canterbury addition, with CWU T.V – coming soon.

You’ll also be working on our social media pages and in some cases developing our brand on new platforms, with regular content in 2023.

Job requirements – to succeed in this role you’ll need:

•Strong social media understanding and knowledge; primarily Facebook, but also TikTok and Instagram. You’ll also be working on our website, via word press – training provided.

•Strong verbal and written communication skills and experience in marketing and sales.

•The ability to build relationships with partners is essential as well as skill sets to secure new leads and relationships across the Canterbury region.

•Experience in digital and social media management software.

•This is an opportunity, with unlimited growth and possibility; there are no barriers – if you are innovative, passionate and love to go that bit further this may be for you.

Please email: [email protected] with your Cover Letter & C.V

Applications close midnight 20th December 2022.