About The Switch Agency

Executive Talent Search and Recruitment Experts

Executive Talent Search and Recruitment Experts

We love to help people

It’s that simple – it’s the people that keep us loving what we do! It’s a privilege to be part of your journey and we take that seriously.

We’ve played the corporate game really well, but with the constant changing landscape of recruitment we know you have to adapt quickly and move fast to get the best results! The Switch Agency was set up as a boutique talent search and recruitment agency to be able to offer tailor made recruitment solutions to our networks. We’re taking the best of traditional and contemporary recruitment methods and we’re switching them up a notch.

Specialising in the Retail and FMCG sectors, we’re a powerful combination – you get to tap into the best of our experience – our team has excelled locally and globally within corporate internal, franchise external and niche recruitment businesses.

Our Fields of Expertise

Executive Retail

  • Executive Leadership
  • National and Regional Sales
  • National and Regional Operations
  • Marketing
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Merchandise Management
  • Buying
  • Category Management
  • Planning
  • E-commerce
  • Franchise Operations
  • Commercial HR and Employee Relations
  • Accounting
  • Support Office Functions
  • …and more!

 

 

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Jodi Linder



Managing Director
Executive Career Matchmaker

There’s no doubt about it – I’m a career matchmaker through and through!

For over 14 years I’ve had the absolute privilege of facilitating change though consulting and recruiting in the New Zealand retail sector.

Working in this role, in this sector, is like being part of a giant chess game – I love strategically helping people and companies to make their next key moves. Facilitating change is inspiring! I get to introduce people to opportunities where they can be more of their potential and I get to help great leaders make their commercial and professional visions a reality!

I’m always happy to help, to share my knowledge and expertise, so feel free to get in touch!

You can contact Jodi directly at:

I have worked with Jodi off & on for 10 years now and have always been impressed at the time and care Jodi takes to get to know her clients and their current needs. I have lost count of the number of great people Jodi has sent my way and know I can rely on her to find excellent people!

Melissa Quirk GM People and Culture, Overland|Merchant 1948

Jodi would have to be the best recruitment specialist that I have worked with, always finding not only the best candidates but the best culture fit, in what was a challenging labor market in New Zealand. 
Jodi operates with great integrity, honesty and is a true professional.

Libby Sanderson Retail Director, Adidas Group

Jodi is a highly professional business woman who always delivered fantastic results. She is consistent in her delivery of service and has a deep understanding of recruitment in NZ.

Kerry Lila General Manager, Hallensteins Brothers

We have worked with Jodi over the last 7 years – Jodi took time to understand our business and our needs to ensure she presented the right candidates, efficiently and effectively every time!

Jacqui Coombes Director HR&NZ, Bunnings Australia and New Zealand Jacqui Coombes Testimonial - Director HR&NZ for Bunnings Australia and New Zealand

Latest Executive Vacancies

Transport Inbound Manager

About the Company: They are growing from strength to strength and can offer you local and international career opportunities.  They do good by the communities that they are part of and are committed to supporting and growing their teams.  Hugely successful… Apply 30 January

Senior Retail Store Manager | Exceptional Retailer

This is not your typical retail management job advertisement!  (I'm starting it by telling you that this this retail business is one of my absolute favourite places to shop!  I just love their products, there's nobody else with their offering… Apply 23 January

Business Development Manager | $120 000 – 130 000 + Bonus

A little about this business: You'll see their name here, there and everywhere!  This business was born in New Zealand and now with offices internationally, they are growing from strength to strength!  They're still in the early days of their mission -… Apply 19 December

Key Account Manager

A little about this business: You'll see their name here, there and everywhere!  This business was born in New Zealand and now with offices internationally, they are growing from strength to strength!  They're still in the early days of their mission -… Apply 19 December

Retail Manager | A list of our favourite roles!

Here at The Switch Agency we work with outstanding retailers to offer wonderful career opportunities to our people - take a look at some of our top retail management roles: $140,000 + Package: This very community focused retailer is opening new… Apply 10 December

Retail | New Zealand Regional Business Manager

Why you might just LOVE this role: Reporting directly into the Australian based National Sales Manager - you'll get to lead this brand nationally ​​​​​​​You'll get to partner with Marketing to develop and managed the NZ Marketing strategic plan You'll get to inspire a… Apply 18 November

Head of Retail

The Company: This retail brand is all about bringing people together!  Sharing laughter, making connections and enjoying the people in our lives.  They're a well established, reputable brand with a fantastic vision for the future and they are searching for a… Apply 14 November

Large Format Retail Manager | Brilliant Business! Great Team!

As an executive recruiter specialising in the retail sector - this business would have to be one that I am asked about most frequently!  Its got a great reputation for taking care of its people and supporting career growth and… Apply 07 November