National Account Manager - NZ

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU Toys – Sales /
We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys.

Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing.

We’re experiencing tremendous growth, especially within our key markets USA, UK, Australia and of course in our backyard, New Zealand. We have momentum, continue to innovate, disrupt, and out-perform all key market metrics. Are you looking to lead a market, be responsible for our strategy, relationships, performance and activating our world leading brands with excellence?

You could join ZURU's global “centre of excellence” in Auckland, being exposed to ZURU’s core when it comes to Sales philosophy and mindset. An environment where you can develop and hone your skill sets by taking full ownership of the success and growth in the New Zealand market.

What You'll Do:

    • Defining the growth strategy across the entire product/brand portfolio in NZ.
    • Planning go-to-market strategies for every brand. NZ is our backyard and great to launch new products/brands first.
    • Take ownership and manage NZ’s biggest retailer accounts end-to-end. Thrive in a fast-paced environment with full accountability, autonomy, and responsibility

What You'll Bring:

    • 3+ years of experience in Key Account Management in the NZ retail space.
    • You’re keen on joining a multi-billion-dollar toy imperium with a start-up mentality. Being exposed to the global leadership team and the ZURU Founders.
    • You believe in in-person collaborations and driving the ZURU DNA.
    • You are a goal-getter striving for continuous growth - professional and personal.
    • A plus if you have had touchpoints with The Warehouse/Farmers throughout your career.
Our Culture and Values

At ZURU we are on a mission that is bigger than any one of us. To achieve this, we have created a high-performance culture that is designed to foster greatness and are building an exceptional team. We believe a great workplace is a team working towards ambitious goals, where you learn quickly, perform excellent work, improve fast and have fun while you’re doing it. We have a culture where incredibly talented people are empowered to do their best work every day. We love being on a world-class team that is making a difference.

The ZURU team is full of self-motivated, diverse, smart people with a passion for doing things better.

At ZURU, you get out what you put in. You are responsible for driving your own career and we provide the platform to achieve it. As ZURU is on such a fast growth trajectory, there are opportunities here that you won’t find anywhere else. ZURU is unique, exciting and bold and will provide you with growth opportunities that you never dreamed possible.

Our values are:

CURIOSITY  | Question everything, assume nothing. Think new. Stay curious. Challenge the norm. Keep learning.

INNOVATION  | Tear it apart, rebuild it better. Innovate always. Solve problems. Hero creativity. Find the edge.

TENACITY  | Be tenacious. Dive in. Go for best. Play to your strengths. Win or fail fast and learn from it.

NIMBLENESS  | Run, don't walk. Keep moving. Think forward. Pivot and flex.

INTEGRITY  | Care deeply. Act with integrity. Take responsibility. Work passionately. Make an impact.

COLLABORATION  |  Work as a team. Care as a family. Have fun. Share the vision. Inspire others.