Be an ‘ambassador’ for New Zealand’s Hi-Tech National Science Challenge:
This is a newly created role being the story teller, ambassador and promoter of the many successes within the National Science Challenge – Science for Technological Innovation (the Challenge) – Kia Kotahi Mai: Te Ao Pūtaiao me Te Ao Hangarau.
The Challenge, one of 11 National Science Challenges, was launched in September 2015. We are one of New Zealand’s largest multi-organisational research teams collaborating with business to grow the New Zealand economy. The Challenge’s vision is that New Zealand is a vibrant and prosperous technology-driven economy, with new businesses offering high-value services and products that may not yet have been invented.
We need a self-managing strategic communicator who can identify the best ways and places to demonstrate the impact that the Challenge research can make. This role is about understanding where our research can benefit New Zealand and ensuring those messages are promoted to maximise impact opportunity. The successful candidate will be someone who knows how to target communication opportunities across a diverse science ecosystem for best effect. Success will be measured when we not only hear our stakeholders talking about our success, but where those stakeholders are also creating their own success because of knowing about SfTI.
You will use your experience, savvy and strong customer service focus to:
The role is based in Callaghan Innovation, Asteron House, Wellington although some consideration will also be given to being located at Gracefield in Lower Hutt. Please refer to the www.sftichallenge.govt.nz website for more detail about the Challenge or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions prior to submitting an application.
To apply for this job, please go to our job site http://www.callaghaninnovation.govt.nz/ and enter the job code 9182GOV.
Applications close Sunday, 11 November 2018.