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Senior Advisor Media

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Communications, media, & marketing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Advisor Media
  • Fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Harmonious, positive, high-performing team
  • Opportunity to make a difference


About the Role

Are you cool and calm under pressure? Do you enjoy tackling complex issues? Do you thrive in a positive, supportive and harmonious team environment?    

If so we would love to hear from you. You will work on media issues that really matter. MSD engages with more than 1 million New Zealanders a year.

This is a key position, and you'll be working with people across the organisation to manage media issues and to develop proactive stories. We'll look to you to take the lead on strategy and positioning on key matters.

The role is within the Media and Social Media team, with opportunities to contribute to content and stories for MSD's social media channels.


What's in it for the You?

You'll have opportunities to develop your strategic media management skills to the next level in one of New Zealand's biggest government agencies.  You'll be part of a great team, with opportunities to bring stories that matter to life.  


Skills & Experience

Our ideal candidate will offer:

  • Experience in the news media
  • Proven record in the Communications industry, particularly Government Communications
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment, juggling competing priorities
  • Ability to quickly build trust, rapport and credibility with senior leaders
  • Experienced in risk management of media issues
  • Up to date knowledge of social media environment

How to Apply

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form.  Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key accountabilities listed in the position description. 
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at

Applications close: 21 November 2019

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