Senior Digital Channels Adviser

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Communications/Marketing
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 01-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MPI19/1420460
  • Job Title: Senior Digital Channels Adviser
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  • Summary:

Our Communications Directorate is looking for an experienced and energetic Senior Digital Channels Adviser to join our team working on the Ministry for Primary Industries website and Intranet sites.

We’re looking for someone with outstanding oral and written communication skills who has great eye for detail. You will have proven/demonstrated experience in preparing online content and an appreciation of the issues associated with presenting digital content. Due to the fast paced nature of this role we require a multi-tasker and someone who can prioritise their workload on a daily basis. You will also have experience in meeting the requirements of the NZ Government Web Standards and recommendations.

Alongside the above you will need the following skills and experience to be successful:

  • A minimum of two years work experience administering and maintaining websites
  • Web publishing and Content Management Systems experience (Silverstripe experience preferred but not essential)
  • Knowledge and experience with HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of web best practise e.g. SEO, writing for web, accessibility, web analytics, user-testing
  • Experience with image manipulation and enhancement of images and audio-visuals formats for the web

About MPI:

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand’. It’s no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality.

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all. We provide numerous training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in joining the Web Advisers team, please apply online quoting the reference with a CV and covering letter.  For further information please email

Applications close – Sunday 10th November 2019.

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.