Team Lead, Internal Digital Channels, (Fixed Term)

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  • Category: Communications/Media
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: DOC/600/5730
  • Job Title: Team Lead, Internal Digital Channels, (Fixed Term)
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This advert is for a 12 month fixed term position


We’re passionate about internal comms and the difference it can make to enhancing workplace culture and engagement and supporting DOC’s conservation work, so if you share our passion then come and join us.

We are looking for a dedicated and collaborative individual to join our team who feels inspired, day in day out and connected to our united purpose: Papatūānuku Thrives.

Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata. If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive.


He angitūtanga: About the Role

We’re looking for someone with deep experience of internal comms channels to lead a small and friendly team of digital advisors. The role will drive best practice and lead improvements to our intranet and other digital channels including enewsletters. You will need to work with our Internal Comms Advisors to devise and execute digital storytelling and engagement campaigns that use our channels in an effective, co-ordinated and engaging way.

The Team Leader will also work closely with our technology teams, change managers and external partners to maintain our current intranet and innovate so that we can continuously improve the way we tell our stories and share our news. They will also play an important role in influencing the look and feel of our next intranet platform.

This role reports to the Internal Communications Manager, based in Conservation House, Wellington. A secondment from another government agency could be considered for the one-year fixed term role.

The salary range for this position is $80,191 – $108,493. This role has 2 direct reports.


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for

We are looking for internal communications channels expert who is:

  • Curious and a good listener who seeks to understand and learn;
  • A strategic thinker and a practical doer – you will roll up your sleeves and get work done;
  • Able to relate well to others in the team and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;
  • Transparent and willing to share learnings;
  • Driven to make a positive difference and make things better;
  • Knows their stuff when it comes to internal comms channels, with deep experience of best practice, what practically works well and what doesn’t;
  • Able to coach and mentor team members
  • Able to measure, analyse and use insights to help the whole team continually improve
  • Public sector experience preferred.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

Excellent development opportunities across the Department


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any queries, please contact: Internal Communications Manager Fiona Robinson-Morey, quoting reference 600/5730.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 9 February 2021.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.