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Online Strategy & Communications Advisor

Advertiser: Far North District CouncilMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2020
Location
Northland, Rest of Northland
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Marketing & Communications, Public Relations & Corporate Affairs


 
Online Strategy & Communications Advisor
 

 

Te wero – The challenge

Our online specialist is taking up a new position in the organisation, so we are looking for a dynamic leader to manage and develop our online communication channels.

 

This key role in our Communications Team mainly involves:

  • Managing the content of our website fndc.govt.nz, intranet and social media channels in accordance with Council policy and objectives, legal obligations and the need to keep communities informed
  • Developing online strategies and plans to support Council business objectives, including our Customer Experience Programme which aims to improve the services we deliver to customers
  • Mentoring and advising content owners and web editors and providing training where necessary

 

Mō koe – About you

We are looking for a skilled communicator and charismatic people leader.  Ideally, you will have:

  • At least five years’ experience in communications, media, public relations or journalism
  • A qualification in one or more of the following: communications, media, public relations or journalism
  • Communications experience in local government
  • The ability to lead, mentor and coach a team
  • Advanced written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to make sound decisions
  • Well-developed analytical and report writing skills
  • The ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • A current driver’s license

 

If you believe you have the right attitude and relevant experience and are committed to serving Far North communities, we would like to hear from you!

 

Tā mātou āroha – What we offer

Far North District Council is a progressive organisation that is committed to creating great places and supporting our people.

The salary for this position is Grade 16 within Council's salary structure ($74,491 - $87,636 per annum) dependent on qualifications and experience, plus Kiwi Saver.  We offer you flexible work arrangements and the chance to enjoy a lifestyle only the Far North district can provide.

You will also be given all the tools of the trade you need to hit the ground running including a laptop, mobile phone and professional development plan to ensure your ongoing growth and success within the organisation.

 

Positions like this don't come along often so don't wait - apply now!

Creating Great Places, Supporting our People

 

 Applications  close on Wednesday, 29 January 2020

 

How to Apply: 

  1. Review a copy of the complete POSITION DESCRIPTION [link removed]
  2. Complete the questions below
  3. This position is based in Kaikohe, Kerikeri and Kaitaia. The current location is Kaikohe.
  4. The grade applicable to the position is Grade 16 within Councils salary structure
  5. The Salary is $74,491 - $87,636 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience
  6. Attach a copy of your resume on the following page. Please note this is mandatory, please have your resume available before you commence your application
 

Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
The Far North District Council is an
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

Te wero – The challenge

Our online specialist is taking up a new position in the organisation, so we are looking for a dynamic leader to manage and develop our online communication channels.

 

This key role in our Communications Team mainly involves:

  • Managing the content of our website fndc.govt.nz, intranet and social media channels in accordance with Council policy and objectives, legal obligations and the need to keep communities informed
  • Developing online strategies and plans to support Council business objectives, including our Customer Experience Programme which aims to improve the services we deliver to customers
  • Mentoring and advising content owners and web editors and providing training where necessary

 

Mō koe – About you

We are looking for a skilled communicator and charismatic people leader.  Ideally, you will have:

  • At least five years’ experience in communications, media, public relations or journalism
  • A qualification in one or more of the following: communications, media, public relations or journalism
  • Communications experience in local government
  • The ability to lead, mentor and coach a team
  • Advanced written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to make sound decisions
  • Well-developed analytical and report writing skills
  • The ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • A current driver’s license

 

If you believe you have the right attitude and relevant experience and are committed to serving Far North communities, we would like to hear from you!

 

Tā mātou āroha – What we offer

Far North District Council is a progressive organisation that is committed to creating great places and supporting our people.

The salary for this position is Grade 16 within Council's salary structure ($74,491 - $87,636 per annum) dependent on qualifications and experience, plus Kiwi Saver.  We offer you flexible work arrangements and the chance to enjoy a lifestyle only the Far North district can provide.

You will also be given all the tools of the trade you need to hit the ground running including a laptop, mobile phone and professional development plan to ensure your ongoing growth and success within the organisation.

 

Positions like this don't come along often so don't wait - apply now!

Creating Great Places, Supporting our People

 

 Applications  close on Wednesday, 29 January 2020

 

How to Apply: 

  1. Review a copy of the complete POSITION DESCRIPTION [link removed]
  2. Complete the questions below
  3. This position is based in Kaikohe, Kerikeri and Kaitaia. The current location is Kaikohe.
  4. The grade applicable to the position is Grade 16 within Councils salary structure
  5. The Salary is $74,491 - $87,636 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience
  6. Attach a copy of your resume on the following page. Please note this is mandatory, please have your resume available before you commence your application

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