Senior Advisor - Media and Communications

Drive the external communications in an organisation who promote and advocate for safety
As a Senior Advisor - Media and Communications you will have the opportunity to provide strategic advice to senior leaders within this organisation and lead the development and delivery of innovative and compelling external communications. There is a real opportunity to drive this organisations media engagement strategy from reactive to proactive, with you at the helm. If you enjoy engaging with media, driving proactive news stories and creating tactical communications plans this is the role for you.

Your new role
As part of your role you will have many responsibilities, these include:
  • Developing and driving a proactive external media and issues strategy
  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with media and other key stakeholders
  • Being regularly fostered on the media phone for after hours and weekends (time in lieu available)
  • Building out the companies social media presence with content of interest and value
  • Supporting the work of the Communications Manager with the development and implementation of key projects

What you'll need to succeed
  • The ability to identify and mitigate reputational risks and issues
  • Experience building trusted and persuasive relationships with senior leaders, media and range of key stakeholders
  • Exceptional writing skills for a range of audiences and channels
  • The ability to build a social media presence
  • An understanding of how to communicate complex, technical information would be highly regarded

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now', send your resume to, or call Danielle now +6448863843. #2619737


Job Type
Government & Public Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Danielle Robertson, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: +6448863843