Digital Content Manager

Full Time
Wellington, NZ
Posted 1 year ago

Digital Content Manager – Wellington

Love making connections through digital media? Enjoy creating content on socially relevant topics? Have a “get-it-done” mentality and enjoy being at the centre of projects. Monster Group is looking for a Digital Content Manager to assist with content marketing, social media marketing, and search engine optimisation. You will develop content that supports business goals and maintain an editorial calendar that ensures a strong online presence. You will be required to manage a team of copywriters and drive ideas and results for our three online brands. If this sounds like you keep reading, this job may change your life!

Who We Are

The Monster Group was launched in 2015 to help consumers try and save on their energy bills. After a period of rapid growth, we have now diversified into both the Solar and internet comparisons. We are based in Wellington, New Zealand and employ 70+ people. Helping over 100,000 lucky people to date, and we continue to grow.

Our organisation has recruited great minds from around the world. Keeping with this strategy, we are now inviting talented individuals to join our new digital marketing team. If that’s you, we would love for you to come join us and help us realise our mission. Which is to help 1 + million people make better choices on their utilities.

What we Value 

At the Monster Group, we go by our 11 rock-solid “Core Values”. Read on to see if our values align with yours! If they do let’s talk.

  • Never Stop Learning,
  • Opportunities Are Everywhere,
  • Be Personally Responsible,
  • Customer First,
  • Trust the Process,
  • No “I” in “Monster”,
  • Radical Transparency,
  • No Lazy Brain,
  • Speed with Accuracy,
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Mahia te Mahi (Do The Work)

About the role 

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach thousands of people. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage our internal DEV resources within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to the Monster Group, where ideas are born and come to life.

Come innovate with us!

We are seeking an experienced, collaborative and enthusiastic person for the position of Digital Content Manager. Our team is focused on building a personalised, curated, and seamless web experience for our customers to compare utilities online. The ideal candidate will be self-driven and have a combination of experience and attitude that will help them thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment built around a strong, innovative culture.

Monster Group is changing the way people compare online. We continue to innovate, building a world-class experience by making strategic data-driven decisions that start with the customer. We are looking for a Content Specialist to join our growing digital team. This person will be responsible for producing, optimising, publishing and maintaining high-quality content across our websites, ensuring that visitors to our site have a seamless and positive user experience.

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 – 5 years experience in a similar content management/digital production role
  • Management/supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
  • Understanding of SEO principles and content optimisation
  • An eye for detail, even under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and go above and beyond to meet deadlines.
  • Understanding of basic journalism legal principles
  • Utilise AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
  • Experience working with online metrics and analytics
  • Working knowledge of web-design tools (HTML, CMS, site development, Adobe Creative Cloud products and FTP programs) preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a dynamic team environment.
  • Proven skills in organisation, work planning, attention to detail, quality control, follow-through, and follow-up

What you will do

  • Proactively manage content within the content management system and take ownership for quality and accuracy.
  • Consistently research industry-related topics across several different businesses and product lines and be able to apply ideas and concepts into planning and strategies.
  • Participate in the full web production lifecycle, including scoping out content requirements, production, testing and ongoing management/refinement
  • Assist in planning and timing of distribution of content across all channels.
  • Partner with software developers, product managers, business stakeholders, UX designers and other teams to produce and publish compelling content
  • Ensure online content supports SEO goals, our brand standards, web style guidelines and legal and compliance requirements.
  • Incorporate learnings from analytics data into the development of content
  • Learn about our customers and our products, and take the initiative to identify and propose new content
  • Mentor and manage a team of content writers, and support co-workers through peer reviews of content as needed
  • Be responsible for staying on top of content marketing trends and consistently educating and training team members
  • Conduct website audits, competitor scans, and audience research to inform content strategy.
  • Stay current on the latest trends in the field of content writing and strategy

How you will lead

Strategic Thinking

  • Effectively plans and develops processes to deliver content that meets business objectives.
  • Explores problems through various perspectives and generates creative solutions.
  • Planning
  • Exceptional skills in planning and scheduling with a high level of detail.
  • Develops work plans in partnership with contributors and business stakeholders.
  • Establishes and maintains operating mechanisms to drive transparency and rigour in execution. Builds repeatable and efficient processes at scale.
  • Able to prioritise tasks and keep the team coordinated tracking budget and schedule.


  • Coordinates teams and projects.
  • Define team roles and make sure each stakeholder has clarity.
  • Identifies cross-functional dependencies and ensure that stakeholders who need to collaborate are connected.
  • Escalates issues and facilitates the removal of roadblocks.
  • Coordinates and influences across stakeholders and hold team members accountable.


  • Works with team and leadership to establish plans and keep them appropriately informed to ensure they have confidence.
  • Communicates with clarity and can coordinate clearly across broad stakeholders.
  • Interact with executives and partners with a coherent, informed narrative for quick and quality interactions.

You will succeed if 

  • Passion for excellence and the desire to have a significant impact on the business.
  • Ability to both lead and support. Willing to “go the extra mile”.
  • Excellent creativity and problem solving, along with a keen business sense.
  • Self-motivated and willing to proactively take on issues within project teams and the company at large.

How To Apply

If you resonate with our core values and are looking to take on a new challenge, please click on apply and send us a copy of your CV and cover letter. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Job Features

Job CategoryMarketing

Apply Online

A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.