Communications Advisor – Wellington

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Communications, media, & marketing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 11-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: 31153
  • Job Title: Communications Advisor – Wellington
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  • Summary:

The New Zealand Customs Service protects and promotes New Zealand across borders, and is focused on border protection, trade and travel facilitation, and revenue collection. Its Communications and Channels Team provides high-quality external and internal communications advice, event and issue management, and undertakes public, media and stakeholder engagement.

The Communications Advisor will lead the management of internal and external events for Customs, and help provide strategic communications support to business units. The role will also have responsibility for managing enquires to the team, ensuring that all requests are appropriately actioned, reviewing all media coverage and preparing the daily report for key internal stakeholders, preparing the weekly communications reports, and facilitating the issuing and/or publication of external and internal announcements.

This role will suit an intermediate-level communications professional who is looking to further develop their skills and career experience.

Applicants are required to be permanent residents or New Zealand citizens. You must also be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.  The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a drug test.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.

Please apply online submitting your CV and cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and the skills and attributes you would bring to the role. Should you have any queries, please contact Suzanne Leahy (Recruitment Advisor) at

Applications close at 11pm on 24 November 2019.