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Marketing Whiz

As one of New Zealand's 63 Coastguard units across Aotearoa, Coastguard Queenstown, maintains and operates their own dedicated rescue vessel. These amazing volunteers respond to the call for help 24 hours a day 7 days a week across Lake Wakatipu and beyond. Last year, Coastguard Queenstown volunteers responded to numerous calls for help, and are the reason people came home safely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help us promote the event and unit on social media platforms such as Facebook.
  • Create engaging posts, stories, and updates to generate awareness and drive ticket sales.
  • Engage with their audience by responding to comments, messages, and inquiries.
  • Share relevant content and updates about Coastguard Queenstown Unit to increase visibility and awareness.
  • Create a list of local businesses, organisations, and community groups who they can approach to sell tickets.
  • Coordinate ticket distribution and sales tracking efforts.
  • Provide regular updates on sales progress.
  • Help them liaise with local community groups, organisations, and event organisers to identify opportunities for Coastguard Queenstown to participate in or support events throughout the year, such as the A&P show.

Why Volunteer With Them:

  • Make a meaningful impact in the community by supporting a vital service.
  • Gain valuable experience in marketing, event coordination, and community engagement.
  • Join a friendly and supportive unit of like-minded individuals.
  • If you're ready to take on an exciting challenge and contribute to the success of Coastguard Queenstown, they want to hear from you!

You will work autonomously, and report into the wider Operations Team to support you with any questions and ideas. If the role becomes too big for one person, there will be an option to split into different roles. An induction will be provided by the team.


Ideally you are someone who:

  • Has previous experience in a marketing role
  • Has a passion for people, storytelling, and creating engaging content
  • Has knowledge of the local community
  • Is able to work as part of a wider team
  • Has access to own laptop/ internet

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Flexible, depending on what you are able to offer. Ideally, someone who could commit a few hours a week, and this may increase when getting closer to an event. There is a possibility of sharing the role if the commitment becomes too much for one person.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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