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Video & Social Media Advisor

NZ Police
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Video & Social Media Advisor

New Zealand Police


Permanent, Full-time

Remuneration range: $67,621.00 - $91,000.00

Job Requisition ID 7990



We have an exciting opportunity to join the Public Affairs team at New Zealand Police, playing an important role in telling stories and communicating to the public and staff about some of the amazing things our Police are doing.


This person needs to be able to produce entertaining short videos (for use across our external and internal channels) and develop quality social media content that will enhance NZ Police's community engagement. The role will be approximately 50:50 between video production, and social media account and content management.


The role will support all areas of the organisation with video and social media content produced for Police National Headquarters, our national social media pages, as well as supporting the Police districts around the country.


We are looking for a team player, with a positive go-getter attitude, and a real desire to help contribute to New Zealand Police's mission to make New Zealand the safest country, and contribute to building trust and confidence in NZ Police. The variety in the role will be significant - on any given day you could be working on anything from Police recruitment, to road safety, crime prevention, firearm safety, or keeping our staff informed on a range of topics.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • 1-2 years' experience in the production (filming and editing) of short videos, especially for use on social media.
  • Intermediate video production skills, with experience using video cameras, Canon SLR or full HD video cameras.
  • Ability to turn around projects quickly.
  • Experience and knowledge in managing social media accounts and social media content.
  • A good understanding of either Adobe Premiere Pro or iMovie.
  • Graphic design skills (Adobe Creative Cloud) are not a requirement however would be an advantage.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

Special Requirements:

  • To apply for this role you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

Competencies: – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Innovate
  • Deliver
  • Communicate

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


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, no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per 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 are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.

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


Applications close at 5pm, Thursday 22 November 2018.



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