Senior Content Designer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Communications, Marketing
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 31-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1429904
  • Job Title: Senior Content Designer
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  • Summary:
  • Take a lead role managing content on the INZ website.
  • Ensure the delivery of effective, accurate, clear and consistent content – developed with the needs of the audience in mind.
  • Write, review, revise and manage the delivery of new and existing content.


About the role.

As Senior Content Designer you will deliver web content for all INZ immigration policy areas. You will manage day-to-day requests, and work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to prepare, review and ensure content accuracy. You will maintain and implement the website style guide and take a lead role to train and support SMEs to deliver relevant and clear content. With your team you will ensure that content aligns with INZ’s strategic approach and content strategy, and meets all relevant web standards for accessibility and usability.

Skills and experience required:

We’re keen to hear from you if you have:

  • experience writing for the web in a government context with proven ability to create content that meets the needs of customers
  • skills in maintaining and planning website content and production; applying formats and styles; writing and editing in plain English
  • excellent knowledge of web trends, standards and best practice for content design; html, web design and content management systems
  • the ability to build and maintaining relationships; influence and negotiate; train/support others to prepare content; manage and prioritise tasks in a complex and fast-changing environment
  • well-developed problem-solving and time management, plus exceptional attention to detail
  • a tertiary qualification or training in publishing, communications, journalism and/or writing
  • the legal right to live and work in NZ


About the team:

Digital Channels sits within Immigration New Zealand’s Information & Education (I&E) team which was established in September 2019. The role of the I&E team is to deliver high-quality information and education resources to help migrants and other key stakeholders engage with the immigration system and supports migrants to integrate into New Zealand society.

Immigration New Zealand works with international organisations and industry partners to improve border security and make immigration easier. We lead government strategy designed to help migrants settle into New Zealand.

We are part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), New Zealand’s largest government department. MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

All applicants for roles withing Immigration must hold Citizenship or Permenant Residency.

Email Matt on quoting ref MBIE/1429904 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 13 November 2019.