Vacancy: Relationships Lead (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy: Relationships Lead (Maternity Cover)

The Manawatū Rugby Union is seeking to appoint a Relationships Lead to join the commercial team. This role is a fixed-term maternity cover position until December 16, 2022.

This role includes a salary and bonus structure.

The key purposes of the role are to: 

Establish, maintain and grow commercial relationships for Manawatū Rugby. 

Lead the delivery of key MRU events.

Grow memberships and community engagement opportunities to lift the profile of the Manawatū Rugby Union and its two flagship teams, the Turbos and the Cyclones while enhancing the reputation of MRU. 

About MRU:

The Manawatū Rugby Union's purpose is to lead, grow and support rugby in Manawatū. That includes the 5500 community participants in our region each year along with our representative programmes and our two flagship teams the Cyclones and the Turbos.

The three major priorities for MRU are:

  1. One Team, One Whanau - We are Manawatū Rugby, we have 5,550 community rugby players and two performance teams in the Cyclones and Turbos, all of which we are incredibly proud of.
  1. Community Connections - We are proud to wear the MRU crest and put mana in the jersey, we are part of this amazing province and we give back to our community who generously support us.
  1. On-Off Field Winning - We are more than rugby. We have the opportunity to support and provide leadership in our community and impact people’s lives for the better.

Click here for a copy of the job description.

Click here for the application form.

Applications close with the Business and Marketing Development Manager, Shaun Eade, at 5pm on February 7th 2022.

In applying please ensure the following documents are forwarded to

1. Application form (available at
2. Your CV
3. A Cover Letter

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