• Position Senior Communications Advisor - Media/External
  • Division The Johnson Group
  • Job Type Contract
  • Location Wellington - Central
  • Ref# LW59740
  • Posted 10 September 2021
  • Close off 31 October 2021

Senior Communications and Engagement Advisor – External Media – Public Sector – 2-3 Months Hourly Rate or Fixed Term until June 2022 – Job #LW5974

Our client is looking for a strong Senior Communications and Engagement Advisor to work as part of a busy team focusing on high priority external media communications work. It is fast paced work with high levels of media interest.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Media Queries and project work – mix of reactive and proactive
  • Media project work is fast paced, and you get to see things delivered
  • Getting material through to the minister’s office under tight deadlines
  • Media interview preparation

Your experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in developing and delivering external communications strategies preferably in New Zealand government
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Understanding of Government decision-making and operating procedures
  • The ability to build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in working with media, including responding to enquiries
  • A track record in external Communications

The initial engagement would be for 2 to 3 months, starting ASAP. Ideally, we are looking for someone full time at Senior Advisor level.

For enquiries, please email your CV in Word Format to info@thejohnsongroup.co.nz and reference Job #LW59740.

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