Youth Service - Content and Communications - Advisor level
Ministry of Social Development
Wellington, NZ
6d ago
  • Get your teeth into an exciting work programme in a humming team
  • Creative, collaborative and busy role
  • Fixed term to 30 June 2022, based in National Office, Wellington
  • Now is a great time to join the Youth Service team at MSD.

    Our focus is on supporting our taiohi into education, employment, training and work-based learning. Our youth coaches provide intensive, tailored wrap around support to identify their goals and aspirations.

    Youth Coaches support their taiohi in the ways they most need it- whether that means giving practical help with housing issues, driver’s license, preparing for job interviews or connecting our taiohi with their local services and support in the community.

    This is an opportunity to use your skills to make a difference. As part of MSD’s Youth Services team, you’ll be responsible for creating engaging content for a range of communications channels including e-newsletters, website (internal and external) and digital learning platforms.

    You’ll need to be creative yet practical, and be willing to roll up your sleeves to make it happen. Most of all, you’ll love what you do.

    For this role you’ll bring a range of content skills and expertise to the team, including :

  • a demonstrated track record in creating engaging communications using a variety of media (eg text, graphics, video)
  • an enquiring and curious mind to act on a vision and turn it into reality
  • great relationship management skills, with the ability to engage and influence at all levels
  • a strong focus on the needs of your audience
  • excellent writing and editing skills
  • proven experience delivering quality work to tight deadlines
  • a passion for helping our taiohi.
  • We’re looking for a person who is energetic, a team player, calm under pressure and passionate about quality communications to reach our target audience, our young people and Youth Coaches.

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