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Principal Communications Advisor

Job Title: Principal Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 2 months ago

Te Puni Kokiri and Beyond Recruitment are partnering together to find an energetic Principal Advisor/Aporei to join the Communications, Engagement and Events Directorate - Te Kupu.

This is the perfect role for an experienced Communications operator who is looking to work on rewarding projects, work in a collaborative and supportive environment, have access to excellent training and professional development opportunities and help contribute to Maori wellbeing outcomes.

Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The opportunity

Reporting to the group's director, you will be expected to share your experiences and to mentor other members of the team.

You will be joining a dynamic team, focused on producing quality advice and products to our internal and external audiences. Your input will help Te Puni Kōkiri reach our wide range of stakeholders with clear, informative, interesting and relevant information.

You will be able to bring your strategic insights and innovative thinking, to the team that is tasked with providing clear advice and communications to promote the work of the Ministry and our Ministers.

Our commitment to 'Whānau Taurikura' - 'Thriving Whānau' enables whānau, hapū and iwi to succeed and underpins everything that we do, and this will resonate in the mahi you do.

Ko wai koe | About you

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Have communications planning, project, and issues management experience
  • Have exceptional writing and presentation skills with a distinctive approach and tone that connects with Te Ao Māori
  • Be able to write compelling stories
  • Likely have a degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, and/or Agency experience
  • Be trustworthy and have a can-do attitude
  • Have expertise in communication best practice and an up-to-date knowledge of communications tools and techniques
  • Ideally, have public sector communications experience as you will be advising on key projects and initiatives to a range of audiences, including our Ministers

We encourage you to make your application today by pushing APPLY NOW or get in touch with Laura Corkill on 021 193 0267 or to discuss more about how this great opportunity will fit with your career goals.

Applications close Thursday 26 May 2022

Please note that we are actively reviewing talent and an appointment will be made once a suitable candidate has been identified.

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