Updating Results

Ministry of Education

  • #1 in Public service & utilities
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2020 Advisor Internal Communications

Wellington

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Start Date
ASAP

Application dates

Applications Close
9 Aug 2020

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Economics
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication & Media Studies
Fashion & Beauty
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Journalism & Writing
Music & Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Anthropology & Geography
Classics
Criminology
Development, Migration & Gender
Archaeology & History
International Studies
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Politics & Policy Studies
Psychology & Counselling
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
M
Psychology & Counselling
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Medicine & Medical Science
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Nursing & Midwifery
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Podiatry
Public Health
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

About this role

The Kaitohu | Advisor Internal Communications works in a small, high-performing Corporate Communications team to share the Ministry's strategic narrative through a variety of digital/traditional channels. We're looking for someone who is passionate about writing, to proactively seek and share timely stories within our organisation

This role is the perfect pathway for someone who wants to develop a wide-ranging skill-set to advance their career in communications.

We offer a flexible working environment and mentorship opportunities with talented and supportive senior team members.

Key accountabilities of the position include:

  • Looking for ways to enhance employee engagement and build trust, through good news stories, responsive two-way communications and timely information.
  • Joining-up approaches and priorities, across key internal communications projects, to deliver consistent and targeted messages.
  • Working in partnership with Māori to incorporate Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership principles into Ministry internal communications.
  • Developing and publishing timely and topical content for the Ministry's intranet and supporting the development of a weekly e-newsletter for managers.
  • Developing strategies to enhance usability and increase readership and engagement on internal communications channels.

About you

Working as part of our dynamic team you'll need:

  • To be at the beginning of your communications career.
  • To be passionate about corporate storytelling, with the ability to communicate clearly and with impact, using various channels e.g. web, photography, video and more.
  • The courage, curiousity and self-awareness required to build networks and work collaboratively across an organisation -you'll know how to provide excellent service to clients.
  • To be able to keep your cool under pressure and have organisational and multi-tasking superpowers.
  • A deep understanding of why equitable outcomes for Māori learners are critical and be able to demonstrate how you can support this in your work.
  • An appropriate qualification and preferably, some experience in a comparable communication role.

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system and of our Ministry employees.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

More information about this position will be found on our Careers website.

Please contact Margaret Styles at [email protected] , if you have any further queries

Applications close Midnight on Sunday 9 August 2020.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I have been so lucky in my education throughout my life. Without it I would be a completely different person, and seeing such a concrete (sometimes literally) symbol of access to education for someone is genuinely wonderful to me.

Adam Berry

  • Graduate stories
I have been so lucky in my education throughout my life. Without it I would be a completely different person, and seeing such a concrete (sometimes literally) symbol of access to education for someone is genuinely wonderful to me.

Adam Berry

  • Graduate stories
At its core all my work is about making a difference for people. As an added bonus, every now and then you find yourself in a meeting with a bunch of really amazing people all trying to make things better.

Elliot Jones

  • Graduate stories
At its core all my work is about making a difference for people. As an added bonus, every now and then you find yourself in a meeting with a bunch of really amazing people all trying to make things better.

Elliot Jones

  • Graduate stories
I have been so lucky in my education throughout my life. Without it I would be a completely different person, and seeing such a concrete (sometimes literally) symbol of access to education for someone is genuinely wonderful to me.

Adam Berry

  • Graduate stories
I have been so lucky in my education throughout my life. Without it I would be a completely different person, and seeing such a concrete (sometimes literally) symbol of access to education for someone is genuinely wonderful to me.

Adam Berry

  • Graduate stories
At its core all my work is about making a difference for people. As an added bonus, every now and then you find yourself in a meeting with a bunch of really amazing people all trying to make things better.

Elliot Jones

  • Graduate stories
At its core all my work is about making a difference for people. As an added bonus, every now and then you find yourself in a meeting with a bunch of really amazing people all trying to make things better.

Elliot Jones