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.
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.