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Senior Media Advisor, Wellington

NZ Police
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Senior Media Advisor (Public Affairs)

New Zealand Police


Remuneration range: $ $87,605.00 - $ 118,526.00

Fixed-term, 12 months

Job Requisition ID 6896


New Zealand Police is seeking an expressions of interest for an experienced Senior Media Adviser on a 12 month fixed-term based in Wellington.


This is a rostered shift based position working at Police National Headquarters in the Police Media Centre, which operates 6am-11pm, 365 days of the year.


You will also be ready to travel to other districts at short notice to assist with critical incidents and high-profile investigations.


You will have a passion for contributing to the work of New Zealand Police, be resilient and able to juggle rapidly changing priorities and demands. You will also have the ability to build a wide range of internal and external relationships.


A typical day might involve liaising with media and police staff on a wide range of operational issues from crashes to serious crime, giving information and coordinating Police comment on policy and practice, as well as providing media advice to the Police Executive and districts. You will also be monitoring and updating our social media channels.


Our vision is to have the trust and confidence of all and our mission is to be the safest country. You will be part of a collaborative team in the Public Affairs group which has a strong focus on proactively communicating the stories which help us achieve these objectives.


If you thrive on fast-moving, complex situations and have a background in media and/or communications then this is the job for you.


Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Partner
  • Solve
  • Deliver

 For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things


Special Requirement

  • The ideal candidate will have a tertiary level qualification in journalism, communications or public relations and have at least 3 years' experience in a news, media or communications environment.


Additional Information

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington


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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website: select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 650 words for each section.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact please contact Grant Ogilvie by email at

Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday, 25 July 2018.









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