Communications Advisor

Job Title: Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: WG41900
Contact Details: Samantha McKenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago
A Communications Advisor role has come available within the Government sector. Leading up to the 2017 General Election and working in a very high pressure, fast paced environment. This Communications Advisor role is largely based on team fit and the ability to think promptly on your feet and giving sound advice to the Press Secretaries in this Ministers office.

This role is pivotal in this National organisation. You will be responsible for providing advice on media relations, internal and external communications strategies.

To be the right fit for this role, you will have the following:

- Advanced experience in verbal and written communications
- Experience dealing with press and media and the ability to be clear with media objectives
- The ability to plan and develop communication strategies
- Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders such as Ministers and Press Secretaries.
- Identifying risk and manage any issues that may arise

This person will need to be able to obtain top secret security clearance.

Utilise your journalism training and skills within this communications environment. You will be responsible for internal and external communications, media relations. You will need to have great writing skills and strong relationship ability.

If this sounds like your next challenging opportunity and would enjoy working within New Zealand Government please don't hesitate to apply immediately.

Samantha Mckenzie -