Senior Advisor - Communications (Auckland)
New Zealand Government
Auckland, NZ, NZ
22h ago
  • Partner with senior leaders in Kāinga Ora's busiest region
  • Provide strategic communications solutions and build effective relationships
  • Auckland based, competitive salary + 5 weeks' annual leave, plus a suite of insurances Kāinga Ora has a COVID-19 Vaccination policy that requires employees to be fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide your vaccination pass during the recruitment process.
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives.

    With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build the future of Aotearoa.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role We have an exciting opportunity in the Communications Teams based in Auckland, reporting to the Communications Manager.

    You will play a critical role in bringing Kāinga Ora's strategic priorities to life. You'll build strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, leading strategic communications and media advice and solutions on best-practice guidelines.

    You will also have the chance to account manage and contribute to nationwide work programmes and projects in the public housing and urban development field.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

  • Extensive communications experience ideally gained in a complex organisation in the government or public sectors
  • Ability to partner with our place-based leaders and engagement teams to provide strategic advice and planning on risks and opportunities.
  • Track record of working both proactively and reactively, particularly with the media
  • Strength in relationship building and management, and a naturally collaborative style
  • Aptitude for writing clearly, with the ability to distil strategic and technical concepts into simple, clear language Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?
  • We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here https : / / / a-great-place-to-work / benefits.

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold Tūhono mai - Join us To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via http : / / careers.
  • Please note : all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via Kaingaora.

    recruit Applications close Thursday, 26 May 2022. We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way.

    We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.

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