Advisor - Communications & Engagement
NZ Transport Agency
Auckland, NZ
5d ago

Advisor - Communications & Engagement

  • Environment where you will be challenged to learn and grow
  • Join our passionate and dynamic team
  • Auckland based
  • Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity

    This is a varied role within the wider team and would suit someone with a couple of years' experience in a media, communications or engagement role.

    You will provide support and communications and engagement advice around a number of multi-modal transport projects across the Auckland region, from major capital projects, speed reviews and safety projects, through to road management and maintenance projects in the wider region.

    For this Advisor level role, we are looking for someone with some base skills and the right attitude who can grow and develop in the team.

    We have a strong focus on mentoring and development for people who are keen to get stuck in and roll up their sleeves.

    Ko koe tēnei About you

    We are in search of an organised and flexible individual, with a can-do attitude with the drive to deliver!

  • You will also bring;
  • The desire to collaborate and engage with a broad range of people
  • The ability to learn new systems quickly and an eye for detail
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Natural curiosity around how things are done and how to make things better
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning in the field of engagement and communications
  • A tertiary qualification in communications or a related discipline is desirable but not essential
  • In return we are offering a competitive salary, a professional and committed team who will guide you through your professional development, and an excellent working environment that provides flexible employment practices. Come and join us.

    Ko wai mātou About us

    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency partners with others to deliver safe, easy and connected journeys that help improve the lives of New Zealanders and help our businesses thrive.

    Our work at Waka Kotahi connects people and communities, keeps people safe and well, and supports New Zealand's prosperity.

    Our success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for New Zealand.

    The Engagement and Partnerships Group supports the success of Waka Kotahi by strengthening relationships with our central and local government partners, communities, and industry.

    We do this by telling great stories about the work Waka Kotahi does. Our exciting and diverse work spans a range of partners and stakeholders - we support Ministers, coordinate collaboration across central government, lead constant dialogue with our local government partners, and engage directly with the New Zealand public.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : Friday 28th January 2022

    Benefits of working at Waka Kotahi

    To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

    Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

    Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.

    Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time

    Waka Kotahi requires that new employees are fully vaccinated (except for those who we accept have a genuine medical reason preventing vaccination).

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