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Graphic Designer

NZ Police
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Graphic Designer

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Fixed Term, Full Time

Salary Range $57,897 - $78,333

Job Requisition 9702



The Media & Communications team at New Zealand Police play an important role in telling stories and communicating to the public and staff about what our Police are doing. Our design and brand is a key part of that.


We have a great opportunity within Media & Communications for an Intermediate level Graphic Designer to join the team for 12 months to help contribute to a wide range of design, marketing, and branding work that helps contribute to New Zealand Police's mission to make New Zealand the safest country, and contribute to building trust and confidence in New Zealand Police.


We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude, and a real desire to help contribute to making difference.  There will also be a lot of variety in the work you do so if juggling multiple tasks, priorities, and timeframes at any given time is something that you enjoy doing then keep reading!


The role will support brand, marketing, and design needs for many areas of the organisation within Media & Communications and for Police National Headquarters, as well as supporting the Police districts around the country.


If this sounds like you, and you've got a passion for branding and design, and you're looking for a role where you can contribute to achieving wider organisational goals - we'd love to hear from you.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • A tertiary graphic design qualification with 1-2 years' experience
  • Intermediate level skills in Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • An ability to juggle different priorities and jobs at any one time
  • A good understanding of branding and the importance of brand standards
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A sound Knowledge of the print process and working with print management companies


Core Competencies: Level 1 – Individual Contributor

  • Partner
  • 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(s) must reside in the Wellington region
  • Must be a New Zealand or Australian citizen, or a New Zealand resident, or have a valid New Zealand work visa to apply for this position


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How to apply

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Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).


Please note, if you are an existing Police employee (excluding Contractors) you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please email the Hiring Manager at prior to the closing date.


Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 28th May 2019.


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