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19/487 Roving Press Secretary

Department of Internal Affairs
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Wellington
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Job Description

Type: Fixed Term/Secondment - 6 months - 30 April 2020
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Ministerial Services and Secretariat Support
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $92,316 - $124,897

  • Do you have a background in journalism or communications?
  • Be part of a Government that is putting New Zealanders first
  • Fast paced and ever-changing environment

Ministerial Resourcing is looking for a roving Press Secretary who is committed to working in a close and trusting working relationship. You will support Ministers by developing and promoting key strategies and you will be at the heart of communicating the policies and initiatives of today s Government to the New Zealand public.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of government having worked in the Parliament environment previously.  You will need to be flexible and adaptable as you will be placed with Ministers across the Government.  You will need to be able to hit the ground running in each office as you will be required to provide cover for staff on leave or where there is a heavy workload in a particular portfolio.

It is a necessary requirement of this role to hold a National Security Clearance.  There are certain criteria that must be met in this regard.

If you are ready for a fast-paced, exciting and challenging role, where no two days are the same, show us you have the vision, drive, and level of skills we are looking for and apply for a role with us today.


Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 29 September 2019 
For more information please contact: Rachel Leggett on  04 817 6395 or
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