Sport New Zealand Ihi Aotearoa is proud to be kaitiaki of our country’s play, active recreation and sport system, from grassroots to elite. We do this through trusted partnerships with national sport and recreation organisations, regional sports trusts, central government bodies, councils and other key stakeholders.
Reporting to the Group Manager, Marketing and Communications, this role is responsible for strategic media management and media relations across both Sport NZ and High Performance Sport NZ.
We are looking for someone with an extensive track record in media and communications, who can operate at both the strategic and tactical ends of the spectrum, with deep knowledge of the media environment in Aotearoa and existing media relationships, and the ability to successfully maintain stakeholder relationships at all levels.
The combination of these skills will help the successful candidate provide proactive and reactive media relations advice to support Sport NZ and HPSNZ’s overall strategy. Further success will be achieved if the candidate has a solid understanding of Government frameworks and a high level of written and verbal communications capability.
Sport NZ is committed to becoming a fully equal opportunity employer that knows equity, diversity and inclusion lead to stronger whanaungatanga and improved organisational performance. We value and embrace differences and diverse ways of thinking and being. Staff at Sport NZ are celebrated for who they are and their unique contributions to our organisation.
Location – Wellington / Auckland