Manager, Strategic Communicationsat Fire and Emergency New Zealand

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    Fire and Emergency New Zealand
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
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About the roleWe are looking for a Manager, Strategic Communications. This is an influential and varied role. We need someone with a track record of delivering excellent internal, corporate and change communications outcomes. You will be responsible for managing all internal channels, providing excellent strategic communications support to our leadership teams, managing the provision of communications support across the business and leading and developing a high-performing team of around six.You’ll be part of the Communications and Engagement Directorate leadership team and will have the opportunity to create and influence communications activities right across Fire and Emergency.This is a fast-paced role, and you’ll need to have excellent management and influencing skills, as well as strong attention to detail.This role is responsible for the following: Leading, coaching and supporting a team of communications professionals to advise, plan and deliver strategic and tactical communications activityProviding internal and corporate communications expertise to the organisation, working collaboratively across the team and wider DirectorateManaging all internal communications channels, including ensuring appropriate metrics and measurement is in placeManaging corporate communications initiatives, including communications input and planning for corporate documents, corporate events and announcementsDeveloping effective relationships with senior and operational leaders across Fire and Emergency in order to be in a position to advise, influence and leadUsing data and insight to drive decision making, ensuring all channels are benchmarked, evaluated and measured and improvement opportunities are identified and implemented About you You will be someone with the following: A relevant Tertiary qualification in communications or related fieldSignificant experience in internal communications, change communications or internal channels managementExperience leading a high performing teamA strong risk radar and issues or crisis management experienceSignificant experience in managing multiple priorities, including excellent workflow planning and management skills For more information about this role please email