The Communications Adviser — Pacific and Development contributes to the delivery of a strategic programme of proactive communications focused on New Zealand’s engagement in the Pacific, and the work of the New Zealand Aid Programme in the Pacific and beyond.
Mō mātou – About us The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade represents New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so, make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, our people advance New Zealand’s interests and pursue New Zealand’s values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
The Communications Adviser — Pacific and Development is part of the Ministry’s Communications Division, with a specific focus on the work of the Pacific and Development Group.
They are responsible for creating quality, engaging content for audiences across a range of media and channels, and play a key role in building and supporting communications across our Pacific network, identifying and implementing ways to raise communications capability, and working with external partners on joint initiatives.
The Communications Adviser — Pacific and Development is also able to participate in, and contribute to, broader opportunities across the Ministry, and assist during significant humanitarian responses, events and activities.
Mā wai te mahi nei? – Who are we looking for?
Me pēhea te tuku tono – To Apply/Interested?
We want our people to reflect the diversity of New Zealand and the communities we represent — valuing and respecting the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives. We value the transferable skills and points of view that both career and life experience bring to the table. As an employer we are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.
If you bring an authentic view of New Zealand’s place in the world, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today with your CV and cover letter. For a confidential discussion please call Sonya Peters on +64 21 224 2989.
You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.
Applications close 9pm on Sunday 14 February 2021.