Job Description About the Real Estate AuthorityThe Real Estate Authority (REA) is the independent government agency that regulates the New Zealand Real Estate Industry. Their purpose is to promote and protect the interests of consumers and promote public confidence in the performance of real estate agency work. With a refreshed strategy, REA is an aspirational regulator that is looking to the future. They have big plans and an exciting future and are looking to recruit new team members!The RoleBe part of the team making a difference for New Zealanders in the dynamic property market! We are looking for an experienced Media Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Manager to join the team. This exciting role is responsible for stakeholder engagement and media relations, and will bring to life the important work that REA does across the real estate sector through a wide range of media. Given the importance of the real estate sector to New Zealand, this is a critical external facing role.About YouAs a skilled professional, you will have significant experience in media relations, stakeholder engagement and/or communications roles. You will be an expert at developing strategic communications, tailoring messages to different audiences and be skilled at engaging with the media industry both reactively and proactively.You will also be a strong influencer, have exceptional research, writing and editing skills and be comfortable working across the business including with members of the senior leadership team. Public sector experience, and demonstrated experience preparing strategies and plans will help you stand out!BenefitsThe REA team is welcoming, super friendly, collaborative and committed to making a difference for New Zealand. You can expect rewarding and complex work in an exciting sector that is critical to New Zealand. A great central Wellington CBD location, commitment to staff professional development and an active social club are amongst many benefits of joining the REA team!