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 and Retail Expert

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

Assistant Merchandise Planner | Fantastic Role!

Grow your career and thrive in a fast moving and top performing organization.  Enjoy the benefits of a great team environment!...and have fun with an on trendy and fashionable  brand! Why you might just love this job: This support office is not your typical one… Apply 31 January

Looking for something different? | High Profile Business

If you are an exceptional retailer - wanting an interesting change - this may be it! The Company: Its a very well established business and its growing!  They've already opened state of the art new sites and their vision is clear… Apply 19 January

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This is a business that has built its success on working with people to make their dreams a reality!  A strong internal people culture with a focus on delivering an outstanding customer experience has been a winning formula for success!… Apply 17 January

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Why you'll want to apply for this position: You'll be very generously rewarded for your work You'll be taking care of and driving the performance of an absolutely key region for this business. You'll be mentoring professionals, experts in their own… Apply 13 January

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10 REASONS YOU MIGHT JUST LOVE THIS ROLE: This is a multi-award winning business You'll be earning a generous salary + Company Vehicle + Bonus You'll love the on trend, gorgeous products You'll be part of an Internationally growing success story You'll be… Apply 13 January

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Why you might love this role: Roles with this degree of scope and autonomy are hard to find here in New Zealand You'll get to work with gorgeous quality products and beautiful designs Its a challenge! - these stores are big and busy… Apply 13 January

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Why you'll want to apply for this position: You'll be generously rewarded for your work You'll be taking care of and driving the performance of a key region for this business. You'll love the brand, their quality and their execution You'll… Apply 06 December

Retail Regional Manager | Get ready for an adventure!

This is a business that has built its success on working with people to make their dreams a reality! A strong internal people culture with a focus on delivering an outstanding customer experience has been a winning formula for success!… Apply 27 November