Communications & Engagement Specialist

Listed 13 days Ago
Horowhenua District Council
Government - Local/Federal

Tā tātou atarua – Our vision 

Enabling what matters.

He angitūtanga - The opportunity

Horowhenua District Council is looking for an experienced Communications and Engagement Specialist who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The successful applicant will join our Communication and Engagement Team, working closely with our Infrastructure Team and the wider Community Vision and Delivery Group.
In this role you’ll drive the end-to-end communications and engagement process. You’ll partner with internal and external stakeholders to effectively deliver key messages to our community and media partners, with a focus on key capital projects. To thrive in this role, you’ll love translating complex issues into plain English, so a strong background and understanding of the infrastructure space is desirable. 

He kōrero mōu - About you

You’re a self-starter with a curious nature and a collaborative approach. You’ll love understanding how people tick, and will make it your mission to deliver communications that resonate with people. If you don’t know how to do something, you’ll own it and learn how to do it. 

Using data to drive insights, you’ll turn these into meaningful communications. With proven experience in the Digital Marketing space (including the backend of social media platforms), you’ll create compelling, engaging and creative communications across all media channels and publications.

Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture 

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We’re an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We’re motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and better Horowhenua.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer

An excellent working environment where passionate and committed team members strive to make a difference for current and future generations. We’re a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivering meaningful work with motivated people that has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua community. 

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now

If you’re interested in learning more about this role please see the position description. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Lisa Campbell – Strategic Communications Manager, at or phone on (06) 366 0999. 

Recruitment for this role closes on Friday 2 August 2024 at which time all applications will be reviewed and we will contact you to advise you of your application progress.   

He rau ringa e pakari ai ngā taura whiri i ō tātou kāinga noho me ō tātou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana

With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.  

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