Communications Advisor/ Kaitohutohu Whakawhitiwhiti

We use our communication skills to tell our city’s stories and make a differencefor our community. 

We are a fun, collaborative team who work together tomake things happen- no ivory towers here! Council’s services make people’s lives better every single day, which we think is pretty cool. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Communications team, where one day is never like the next. Porirua is a fast-growing city, with lots of opportunities and challenges, so great communication plays a key supporting role.

 All about the job: 

We are a creative, innovative and supportive team that work together to do the best for our residents, our environment and the future generations that will live, work and play in Porirua. 

We take our jobs seriously but not ourselves, which creates a fun and collaborative team culture. In fact, our team always rates as one of the happiest teams at Council. 

In this role you will:

  • create high-quality written material for social media, website, intranet, news releases, newsletters, speeches, signs and other media
  • develop and co-ordinate communication activities
  • be an active and involved member of our engaged communications team
  • tell stories in a simple, authentic and interesting way
  • be a communications generalist, but with a focus on staff communications 

All about you: 

We are looking for an experienced Communications Advisor who will have an internal communications focus to join our 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 communicating with a diverse range of audiences

 Ideally you will have a background in internal communications. It is also desirable that you have some knowledge of working on an intranet in SharePoint. 

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

What you need to do now

Come and join our team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Katy Muggeridge on 04 237 3560, or for more information. Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Friday 12 August 2022.


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Permanent Full Time

Job no: GTAI25085

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Friday, 12 August 2022