Communications Advisor

Reference ID 6235

  • 12 month contract.
  • Innovation Programme.
  • Full or part-time hours.

This is an opportunity to join a programme leading cutting edge New Zealand science and innovation. It has a large network of researchers, Māori and industry collaborators to develop future technological solutions to some of New Zealand’s biggest and most complex environmental, health and information/data problems.

Working closely with the communications and marketing manager, your role will focus on:

  • Writing (e.g. stories about research innovators and their work).
  • Managing social media channels and website updates, including posting content and establishing a new online communities.
  • Assisting with evaluation and reporting on communications channels.
  • Working with a suppliers to develop communications and marketing collateral including video and print.

In addition, there will be opportunities to be involved in a range of communication, event and engagement activities.

You will need to be a creative writer with experience in developing stories, together with expertise with digital channels. An understanding of marketing or experience working in the public sector would be an advantage.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract, starting by late July. There is flexibility to work full or part-time hours.





FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Mary Kent on 04 550 8021