The WDCs are one of the most anticipated components of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE). As the voice of industry, WDCs will primarily work with industries and employers in their sectors, including Māori industry and iwi businesses.
WDCs will also work and collaborate with each other.
Waihanga Ara Rau (Construction and Infrastructure) WDC represents industries including Construction, Concrete, Plumbing, Infrastructure, Water, Gas, Electricity, Telecommunications and Roading.
Waihanga Ara Rau is looking for a Senior Communications and Marketing Advisor to support the delivery of innovative, high-quality and effective communications, media, stakeholder engagement and marketing services.
More information about Waihanga Ara Rau and the role of Workforce Development Councils can be found here : www.ohumahi.nz.
Te āhua o te Tūnga The nature of the position
Reporting to the Communications and Engagement Manager this position will help produce internal and external communications, support stakeholder engagement activities, lead and assist with marketing and branding campaigns, media relations, help to identify reputational risks and managing issues, as well as creating social media, advertising, web content and publications.
The position will support cross-functional teams in order to achieve optimal results for the organisation.
As Waihanga Ara Rau is so new, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help make a difference. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is brave and creative given the unlimited potential and opportunities with the role.
This would be ideal for someone who wants a great challenge, is a self-starter, loves testing and trialling new approaches, and can be super innovative.
Come and work with us and help to make a valuable contribution to the transformation of the construction and infrastructure vocational education system in Aotearoa.
Ngā tino Pūkenga / Whēako Essential skills / qualifications / experiences for the role
We are a workplace that values and utilises diverse and inclusive thinking, people and behaviours. This means that our staff honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and reflect the diversity of Aotearoa, New Zealand and the industries and people we work to support, and that the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives are valued and respected.