Human Rights Stakeholder and Communications Advisor
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
17d ago

Job Description

Contract / Fixed Term position until 30 June 2019

  • Kaitohu Hunga Whaipānga, Pae Tuku Kōrero
  • Making a difference for New Zealanders
  • Working on human rights issues, especially disability rights.
  • This is a Wellington-based role that reports to the Communications Manager.

    We are open to providing flexible working arrangements.

    The Human Rights Commission works for a free, fair, safe and just New Zealand, where diversity is valued, and human dignity and rights are respected.

    We are committed to building diversity, accessibility and inclusion in our workplace.

    The communications team plays a significant role in supporting the Commission to influence changes to human rights outcomes for New Zealanders, including for disabled people.

    This position would suit someone with communications skills and a background in disability rights. The successful candidate will work closely with the Commissioners, especially the Disability Rights Commissioner and her team.

    We are looking for an advisor who has skills in building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships and producing a range of internal and external communications.

    The successful candidate will also have :

  • Experience in strategic stakeholder management
  • Ability to develop effective, proactive media campaigns, write speeches and develop content for digital and online channels
  • A strong interest in current affairs
  • Understanding of the public sector and human rights will be essential
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • If you require assistance or support through the application process, please let us know, so that we can accommodate this.

    Other accessible formats can also be provided.

    To download job description, visit our vacancies page.

    TO APPLY : please email your cover letter and curriculum vitae to :

    Euan Dempsey, Manager People & Support at humanresources

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE : Monday 18 Feb 2019, 5pm.

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