Advisor, Publishing

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Advisor
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 07-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1447542
  • Job Title: Advisor, Publishing
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Advisor Publishing – Judicial Libraries

  • Deliver justice services to the public
  • Varied and stimulating role in a friendly team environment
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing team


Two new Advisor Publishing positions have been created within Judicial Libraries. The roles are full-time and based with our National Office team in Wellington.

Working in a small team, you will be responsible for the publication of judicial decisions to public access sites used by the judiciary, Ministry staff, the legal profession and the general public.  All decisions must be published in accordance with the law and within guidelines agreed between the Ministry and Judiciary. You will also be involved in the editing of various internal legal current awareness services for the judiciary and courts staff.

You will have:

  • An excellent eye for detail
  • Strong IT and database management skills
  • A high level of literacy and accuracy
  • A strong service ethic
  • Excellent communication skills, and
  •  Some familiarity with te reo Māori, tikanga, and the Treaty of Waitangi

You will also possess a law degree and particular knowledge of the criminal justice sector and New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements.  Previous experience in legal publishing, or knowledge of suppression and media law would also be an advantage, although consideration will be given to candidates with other relevant skills and experience.

You will be required to work with, and manage the expectations of, a wide range of clients, including the Judiciary, Ministry staff and the general public.

Salary band $61,744 – $87,176

Requests for further information about the position should be addressed in the first instance to Angela Blake, Principal Advisor, Publishing or (04) 918 8646.

Applications close at 5pm, 21 February 2020