Senior Integrated Communications Adviser - 12 month contract
17 Jan 2013
29 Jan 2013
from Auckland Council
Description of Organisation
The largest local body in Australasia is seeking a skilled practitioner wanting to make their mark in one of New Zealand's largest communications and marketing teams.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Marketing and Communications professional with strategic flair and energy to join a dynamic and driven team that lives and breathes Auckland's vision of becoming the world's most liveable city.
Description of Position
This Senior Integrated Communications Advisor role is responsible for developing and leading a diverse range of communications and marketing strategies, project plans and collateral to support Auckland Council's operations department in the licensing and compliance department, the business to consumer (B2C) area of Council.
The successful applicant will take the lead on a range of high-profile projects developing creative and innovative multi-media communications and marketing campaign strategies (in scale and to budget) ranging from licensing and compliance, health licensing, animal management, bylaw changes and legislative change implementation. You will develop effective plans, combining marketing, media relations and communications, which Auckland's diverse communities will notice and understand. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a wealth of experience in PR, marketing and internal communications coupled with the proven ability to project manage a portfolio of projects. For the right candidate, this role provides the opportunity for a motivated, ambitious and talented communications practitioner to profile themselves in the organisation by directly engaging with a range of key stakeholders to drive forward these key projects. This is where strong advocacy, networking and business partnering skills are essential to enable the successful applicant to take the communication lead on multiparty / project teams to advance projects that will directly impact Auckland.
The ideal candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification, possess seven plus years’ experience in communications, marketing, journalism (or related discipline) with significant experience in delivering integrated communication strategies and plans. Experience leading and delivering successful end-to-end communications and marketing campaigns is a must to being successful in this role.
Remuneration and Benefits
If you are looking for a communications role where you can grow and develop your skills and experience whilst making a difference in the community, then look no further. Apply now!
To apply for this job, please go to our job site, careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and enter the job code 42830
Applications for this position close 10:30pm Sunday, 27 January 2013.
Applicant must have a legal right to work in NZ