Placemaking Advisor
Hutt City Council
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago

About Us

At Hutt City Council our vision is to build a connected, resilient and inclusive city where all of our people thrive - Kia noho mai tēnei tāone hei pou herenga waka, hei pou herenga kaupapa, hei wāhi whai hua ki hōna iwi.

Our council has set out a bold and ambitious plan for us to achieve. We are facing some new and exciting challenges and this offers our staff unique opportunities to create innovative and positive changes with our communities.

We are reshaping our organisation to enable increased responsiveness to the needs and expectations of our communities, to be flexible in our approach, to meet future demands, to grow our capability, and to create an inclusive and progressive work environment for our staff.

A key focus for the City Council is housing and we need a leader to help us develop and implement strategies that get people into hoes.

About this role

Support the development of project and place activation plans and work with our communities for look at how we can innovate when designing urban areas.

You will create and deliver promotion plans in shopping centres and places where community meets and be involved in building awareness of projects activities and events of community interest.

This is a role that will draw on your collaborative creative bent. You are a dreamer and schemer who sees possibilities and works with the wider community to bring back feedback and ideas to help us pump new blood into our city so it reflects our people.

Your learnings will inform the planning and architecture of our Urban design and help us create spaces and places our community will be proud to live in.

About you

To be a successful in this role you will bring :

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of engagement, community development and placemaking practices and policies
  • The ability to look for opportunities for change and improvement
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in public housing, housing and construction markets
  • A passion to give people the chance to thrive
  • Experience in promotion and event management
  • Familiarity with national policy directions, current best practice planning and legislative changes
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • What next?

    A career with Hutt City Council offers you the satisfaction of contributing to your community, while working with likeminded people.

    Here at Hutt City Council, we're committed to providing opportunities for growth and development, while supporting a healthy work-life balance.

    If this sounds like the perfect fit, we'd love to hear from you.

    For more detail on this opportunity please see the full job description. Applications close Sunday 25 July 2021

    Apply now with a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role and your CV.

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