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Communications Advisor Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington)

24 Jan 2023

This role is Wellington based with the potential to work from home one day per week. We would also consider applicants seeking fours day per week (0.8 FTE)

Are you an experienced media and communications professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment?

Want to advocate for quality public education in Aotearoa New Zealand?

Our Communication Advisors are responsible for maintaining and increasing the visibility of NZEI Te Riu Roa through traditional media and social media channels and engaging and inspiring members through our direct communications.

You will be able to use your media skills, strategic nous and the latest communications methods to help NZEI lead the debate and win on our campaigns and achieve our strategic goals by:

  • Developing communications strategies and tactical plans for our campaigns
  • Stimulating public debate about the issues facing our members and sector;
  • Creating and promoting the identity of NZEI;
  • Communicating effectively to help the organisation meet our overall objectives;
  • Developing information, resources and tools to support campaigns.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is committed to upholding the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Candidates should either have or be committed to developing an understanding of Te Tiriti. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in te reo and tikanga Māori.

A full job description is available below or contact Sue Braggins at sue.braggins@nzei.org.nz

Applications in confidence should be emailed to vacancies@nzei.org.nz. Please put “Comms” in the subject line.

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 8 February 2023. NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and disabilities/ abilities. An expectation of this role is to actively support and promote our diversity and inclusion principles. We want NZEI Te Riu Roa to be a place where you can bring your whole self to work.