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Marketing Communications Manager

NZ Police
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Marketing Communications Manager

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters

Permanent Position

Vacancy 2237



Do you want to work for a high profile organisation making a huge difference for New Zealand?  NZ Police are recruiting for a Marketing Communications Manager to lead and implement our external engagement strategies. You will have the drive, experience and insights to support NZ Police's role in keeping our communities safe.


Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Public Affairs, you will lead a small team managing NZ Police's brand, marketing and reality TV participation, and well as overseeing our social media and online channel engagement.  You will manage our recruitment marketing approach, which seeks to improve the diversity of NZ Police over time to better reflect the communities we serve.


This leadership role is key to enhancing public engagement and community trust and confidence.  You will be used to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and will have experience delivering quality and effective communications and campaigns over a variety of channels.


To be successful in this role, you will need to build excellent working relationships with senior Police leaders, our partner government agencies and external suppliers. 


Duties include:

Advertising, brand and reality TV management

Supporting NZ Police to meet its recruitment targets

Strategic management of NZ Police social media and online channels

Risk and reputation management


Skills and experience required:

A tertiary qualification in marketing, communications or a related field

Experience of developing and delivering strategic and tactical programmes of work

Proven team leadership and relationship management abilities

A knowledge of working in the public sector is preferred



Communicate Level 3 - Manager/Leader

Lead Level 3 - Manager/Leader

Solve Level 3 - Manager/Leader

To view the description of the required competencies for this role, visit How We Do Things under the Recruitment process information on our Police Jobs website


To view the position description for this role please follow this link


To apply for this job, please visit and enter job requisition number 2237

Please note: Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our Career Website.

You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core competencies of the role using no more than 4000 characters for each question.


Note, if you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal careers site.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager,  

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 26 October 2017. 



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