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Parliamentary Communications/ Research and Policy Advisor to Todd Muller, MP

Employer:
Parliamentary Service
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
12-Apr-2019
Closing Date:
26-Apr-2019
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Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to provide high-quality communications, research and policy support to Todd Muller, MP in his Wellington office. This position offers real variety and plays a vital behind-the-scenes part in the parliamentary process.

As the Parliamentary Communications/Research/Policy Advisor to Todd Muller, MP you will have the ability to communicate complex issues in everyday language via a range of media and communication channels. You will be relied on to provide robust advice to Todd Muller and to develop and implement his communications strategy. You will have strong written and communication skills and will be confident in working within Social Media world while exploring new ways on how to grow Todd Muller's current reach. This role is a varied and multifaceted one where on any given day you will be tasked with anything from organising stakeholder engagement across the country, to identifying media opportunities across different channels, to developing specialist knowledge in Todd Muller's portfolios and particular areas of interest. You will have demonstrated experience in analysing and interpreting data and a good knowledge of research methodology.

You've got a firm grasp of the current political landscape and where the Bay of Plenty electorate sits within it. You appreciate the sometimes unpredictable nature of this environment and instead of letting it faze you, you thrive on it - putting your proactive, calm, and flexible personality to good use. You're happy to work autonomously, while still being an active contributor to the strong Todd Muller team. You are well known for your resilient and unflappable nature, you have strong administrative skills, you are organised and driven to provide the highest standard of work within tight deadlines.

Parliamentary Service is focussed on excellence and innovation and we are interested in you if you have well developed communication skills, resilience and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Our ideal person will have knowledge of the political environment and parliamentary procedure.

This role is for 40 hours per week. Some flexibility in hours will be required, particularly when the House is sitting. This is an events-based, fixed-term role linked to the term of the Member of Parliament.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://careers.parliament.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 20584GJ.

Applications close midnight Sunday, 21 April 2019.

The Parliamentary Service appoints on merit and is committed to EEO and good employer principles.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Talent@parliament.govt.nz

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