We’re looking for a full time Creative Director at Wrestler. It’s a big job, no doubt about it. You’ll be on the balcony, and the dance floor. We’re after someone who can bring a positive vibe and fresh approach to advertising. We’re growing like crazy and want someone who’s hungry. You’ll need to hit the ground running, so experience at a high level of marketing and advertising is required.


Take the brief from a client / Contribute to reverse brief / Crack the brief, with equal measures of commercial and imaginative ideas

Run brainstorms - shape sessions to get worthy ideas faster

Write - write scripts and treatments with heart and human truth. Turn kernels into winners

Confidently pitch ideas to clients - and be willing to take on feedback and evolve your ideas

Contribute to pre-production - generate storyboards, make pre-prod decisions,

Direct shoots or oversee other directors

Willing to engage with all people and parts of the process

Debrief shoots and draw learnings/insights

Contribute to editing process - primarily the feedback stages

Grow Wrestler's creative capacity - mentor and guide other creatives  

Foster a culture that believes in the power of teamwork and creativity

Ensure Wrestler's culture travels - on shoots, in meetings, wherever  

Ensure Wrestler's creative reflects its values - equality, diversity, compassion, sustainability

Be part of a management team shaping the business direction, with particular attention to raising the effectiveness of our creative processes and output


  • Full Time

  • Based in Wellington, NZ

  • Salary by negotiation

  • Start asap

  • Wrestler is an equal opportunities employer

  • Must have NZ residency

  • All applications and expressions of interest are held in confidence


Email Ben at and give him your spiel. We’re not a big fan of CV’s but a portfolio of your work would help a lot.