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Whitestone Cheese Co is a producer of award winning, artisan craft cheeses that is made in Oamaru is distributed throughout New Zealand. We are a New Zealand family owned and operated business that takes pride in rewarding our customers with premium products.

Whitestone Cheese is thrilled to be able to offer the local community a range of full time and part time job opportunities at our Diner & Deli and Cheese Factory. 

We offer a fun, collegial environment, with staff perks and a career pathway within the hospitality and cheese industry. 

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join our award winning cheese company, based in Oamaru! Working 35-40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. As Marketing Assistant you will be reporting to the Marketing  Manager, with your main focus on brand presence and growth.

Marketing Assistant (full time)

About the role

The Marketing Assistant is a strategic and vital role, responsible for organising and coordinating all web sales and cheese club processes. As well as assisting our Marketing Manager with social media, promotions and administrative duties.

You will be someone who easily engages and has a “can do attitude”. You will have the confidence to build relationships with our clients, and delivering on time. 

The main responsibilities of this role are:

  • Sales, marketing, and administration duties
  • Provide exceptional customer service to customers
  • Quotes, invoicing and payments
  • Managing Cheese Club, including packing and sending
  • Create and manage online posts & email sends

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Marketing degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong administration skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Social Media content creation experience 
  • A passion for cheese

What we offer:

  • Staff Lunch
  • Weekly social events
  • Workplace wellbeing services
  • Great cheese with staff discount

For more information or to apply, please to send your CV through to


What our employees say about working at Whitestone Cheese:

"The best thing is the support and loving atmosphere that I work in. No day is the same. We all have a laugh throughout the day which is important."

"I moved to Oamaru from Auckland for a lifestyle change and have never looked back! The cheese is world class and the job is extremely rewarding."

"The best thing is having an amazing product that everyone is proud to make. Knowing every employee by their name, and not just being a number."


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