Communications Advisor

at Kainga Ora
Published March 24, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Customer Service  
Job Type Full-time  


Communications Advisor Kainga Ora location Auckland.

Bring your background and passion for external communications. Develop and grow your skills, work with passionate leaders. 2x Auckland opportunities, Salary $88,211 + 5 weeks' annual leave and free insurances.

Our organization at Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive. What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build the future of Aotearoa. We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Our role you will provide communications advice and services to Kāinga Ora business groups. This is a true generalist communication role, working in relatively small and busy team providing support across a range of areas from external communications and media support through to content creation and social media.

Working in a fast paced and complex environment, you'll enjoy supporting motivated and enthusiastic leaders and be part of making a real difference to our customers' lives. This is an intermediate level role and a great opportunity for someone to develop and grow, working alongside savvy and experienced senior comms advisors to deliver strategy-led, best in class external communications support and advice.

What you will bring you're a natural self-starter and can share ideas and solutions collaboratively. To be a success in this role you will demonstrate a background and broad experience in communications and/or media. The demonstrated ability to write well and communicate a narrative that keeps our audiences well informed and engaged. Public sector communications experience within central or local government is preferred. Exceptional relationship management skills, coupled with a natural aptitude for strategic planning.

What's in it for you we offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.