Principal Adviser Internal Communications at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Principal Adviser Internal Communications
Role type: Full time, permanent
Salary range: $109,626 - $148,318 depending on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Public Affairs has an opportunity for a highly experienced Principal Communications Adviser to deliver strategic and influential internal communications. Working alongside the Manager Organisational Communications, you will create vital relationships with leaders across the organisation. This is a unique opportunity to help improve internal communications at an exciting time for Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Partnering with people right across the Ministry, your work will help achieve MPI's goals to build prosperity and sustainability within our Primary Sectors. While there are no direct reports, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside other leaders to mentor and coach members of the team.
Mōu - About You
Your expertise, creative thinking and experience in strategic internal communications will enable the development and implementation of internal communications to build the culture and help staff understand their place in delivering our strategic goals.
This is a diverse role with a mandate to bring new and interesting ideas to the table. You'll have the opportunity to build and develop your career while working on an array of interesting programmes.
We're looking for someone who has:
- Proven ability to build relationships and influence at all levels
- Strong writing and editing skills and experience presenting complex and technical information
- Demonstrated knowledge of our obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and confidence and interest to pursue and promote tikangi and te reo Māori
- Experience in delivering timely operational and strategic communications
- Background in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About the Team
We're a hard-working, smart, professional team who support each other and have fun.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
MPI has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders. 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.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: - Benefits of working at MPI
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
- Wellness benefit for employees
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements. If you're interested, we are open to discussing flexible working options with you.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply online please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
Applications close on Wednesday, 17 August at midnight.
If you have any questions about the role, please email Fiona.O'Brien@mpi.govt.nz
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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Category:||Communications, media, & marketing|
|Attachment:||Principal Adviser_Internal_Communications Position_DescriptionOctober 2021.docx (Word, 123KB)
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