Senior Communication Advisor - External & Mediaat Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Nau mai, haere mai ki Auckland DHB!

We are looking for a passionate, driven, natural content creator who is exceptionally media savvy.

This role would suit an experienced communications professional with 5 plus years of experience who is seeking to take their career forward in a supportive environment where there is constant opportunity to learn and grow.

At Auckland District Health Board we truly do make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders; providing health and disability services, locally, regionally and nationally.

Our environment is fascinating, stimulating and challenging and we work alongside some of the most passionate, talented and specialised people in the world.

The Senior Communications Advisor will support the Communications Manager External and Media in the delivery of an external communications and Government relations service that manages risk and enhances the reputation of Auckland DHB, and ensures we serve our communities and partner organisations.

A key focus of this role is media engagement, including proactive coverage and responses to media opportunities.

Story telling is also a big part of this role so excellent written communication for a range of different channels is essential, as well an ability to build great relationships with the many different people that make up our team at Auckland DHB and key external stakeholders.

You will have :

  • Excellent written communication skills with great attention to detail
  • Extensive experience in media relations and PR preferably in a complex organisation
  • Experience in creating engaging content for multiple channels
  • The ability to build and maintain sound working relationships
  • A collaborative approach and be a team player
  • Agility, with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Creativity and be action-orientated
  • A sound knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to biculturalism
  • If you would like the opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of our Auckland community and share Auckland DHB’s values of Haere Mai (welcome), Manaaki (respect), Tūhono (together) and Angamua (aim high) we would love to hear from you.

    If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Belinda, Recruitment Consultant at BPeddie adhb. quoting ADHB12547 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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