Kaitohu – Business Partner, Communications Accounts
Strategy, Planning and Governance
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Help shape the future of Education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
The communications team is critical to the Ministry. We lead communications and engagement around the biggest changes to New Zealand education in decades. Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are contributing to these changes through the Kōrero Mātauranga |Education Conversation.
We lead all engagement with the media, and manage all the Ministry’s internal and external communications channels, publications, branding and communications design. This is an exciting, fast paced and dynamic working environment and we have a great team focused on putting ākonga/students at the centre of all we do.
About this role
This role of Kaitohu – Business Partner, Communications Accounts provides account management, integrated communications services and trusted expertise to business groups, supporting them to provide excellent and equitable outcomes to New Zealanders.
Our work is exciting, interesting, and worthwhile. Key accountabilities of the position include:
We are looking for a communications advisor with experience in delivering high quality communications products and services, including media responses. You will be able to work positively across the Ministry and the Communications group, with a purposeful and innovative approach. You will bring a knowledgeable, calm, positive and proactive approach to stakeholder engagement. You will also be able to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
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.
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.
There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button.
For further information, please contact Janet Bache at email@example.com or +64 4 4637689.
Applications close on 10 March 2020.