Communications Advisor / Kaitohutohu Whakawhitiwhiti


Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be part of a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers your development. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work.

It is an exciting time of change in Porirua City. Thanks to new housing developments, large scale regeneration projects and new transport links, it’s rapidly growing into a diverse, well-connected city with big opportunities. Porirua City Council is rejuvenating and expanding to prepare for its future growth and continue developing a resilient, liveable city for future generations.

Communications will play a key support role as our city grows. We need leaders who are agile, fast paced, problem solvers.

We are seeking an experienced Communications Advisor who has a wide range of skills in writing and editing content for a variety of channels and platforms. In this role you will:

  • create high quality written material for social media, websites, news releases, newsletters, bulletins, speeches, signs and other media

  • develop and co-ordinate communication activities

  • capture high quality visuals from various events that you attend

  • be an active and involved member of our engaged communications team

  • tell stories in a simple, authentic and interesting way

We have a fabulous team who work hard and have fun. We look forward to welcoming another superstar into the Communications team. You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have several years’ experience working in a communications advisor role

  • have strong writing, editing and oral communication skills

  • have experience producing content for a variety of channels and platforms

  • have experience producing images and video and uploading to various media outlets \

  • have experience communicating with a range of audiences

This is an opportunity that could shape the direction of your career and if you want to play your part in shaping the future for Porirua, now’s the time. To find out more about working for Porirua City Watch this video

If you need more information please call Moana Wyatt, Manager Communications & Marketing on 237 1411. Applications close on Monday 26 August 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: HIAK94582

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Monday, 26 August 2019

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