22/013 Press Secretary (Level 2) at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Type: Fixed Term/Events Based (6 month parental leave cover)
Hours: Full time
Business Group: Ministerial and Secretariat Services
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $93,166 - $126,047
- 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
Hon Peeni Henare Minister of Defence and Minister for Whānau Ora, Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health), Associate Minister of Housing (Māori Housing) and Associate Minister of Tourism has a vacancy for a Press Secretary (Level 2).
This role is crucial in supporting the Minister with the development and promotion of key strategies and gives the unique opportunity to be at the heart of communicating the policies and initiatives of today's government to the New Zealand public.
The ideal candidate will have a significant background in media, communications and/or public relations combined with a strong understanding of issues and initiatives of importance to the Minister and their portfolio areas. Supporting the wider team is also crucial to ensure communications are clear, informative and timely.
The role of Press Secretary requires you to move seamlessly through a range of complex material, where an eye for detail and the ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences, through a variety of channels is critical to success. The nature of this position requires a person to both anticipate a story before it happens as well as to create the narrative.
With a highly attuned awareness of both the media and the political landscape, you will be social media savvy and confident in writing speeches and press releases. You will be comfortable and confident interacting in a collegial way with members of the Minister s team, as well as a number of key internal and external stakeholders. Knowledge of Te Reo is desirable but not essential.
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.,
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We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:
- People can easily access the services and information they need
- Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
- People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
- New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
Internal Affairs has a vaccination policy and employment with the Department is conditional on being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, holding and maintaining a valid My Vaccine Pass. Consideration will be given to whether medical or other genuine exemptions can be accommodated in individual cases.,
Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 23 January 2022
For more information please contact: Ministerial Resourcing, email@example.com , 04 817-8899
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