Senior Advisor - Communications and Engagement

Job Title: Senior Advisor - Communications and Engagement
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Lucinda van Aswegen
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Job Published: 26 days ago
  • Permanent role as a Senior Communications and Engagement Advisor
  • Deliver strategically on external communications opportunities and risks
  • Central government opportunity in Wellington

Provide communications and engagement advice with internal and external stakeholders on policy related matters. Identify and develop suitable engagement plans by generating communication material and liaising directly with relevant stakeholders to uphold the strategy and reputation of the Ministry.

Skills needed:

  • Extensive experience at a senior level specifically to communications
  • Planning and evaluating communications and engagement initiatives
  • Speech writing experience and developing public information campaigns
  • Experience with media engagement and management
  • Experience with mitigating and identifying risks

You will:

  • Responsible for designing, developing and implementing the communications strategy
  • Writing, editing and leading the projects to deliver key messages
  • Anticipate media interests and communications requirements
  • Mitigate risks and provide effective communications advice on complex issues

If you are interested in Senior Communications Advisor opportunity, please click the APPLY NOW button. All applications will be acknowledged electronically.

For further information contact Lucinda van Aswegen on (04) 494 7093

Lucinda van Aswegen and Rebecca Berney are Beyond Recruitment’s Customer Experience team.

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