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Communications Advisor

Job details

28 Apr 2019
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


New Plymouth

A lot goes in to powering New Zealands second largest electricity and gas network. With over 1.1 million customers across the North Island depending on us to keep the lights on and the gas flowing, we know its important we constantly innovate and grow, to stay at the forefront of our industry, and to keep the customer at the core of everything we do. That's why it's time to redefine our Marketing and Communications department.

Right now, the world is changing for our industry, and we're advancing to match. We're re-energising our MarCom function to bring the customer into stronger focus and are looking for a first-class communications specialist to drive this change. This is a rare opportunity to join a purpose-built team, and be at the forefront of making a difference interested?

We're building a group of agile thinkers and doers who are creative, collegial and focused on results. In this role, you'll be key to helping us better engage with our customers. Calling on your extensive experience in the comms space, you'll help to develop Powerco's brand and external reputation, and build strategies that see us present this effectively to customers, stakeholders and the media. How we think about and talk to our customers is changing, and we need someone with the confidence in their ideas to pro-actively manage our conventional and social media presence, and support managers across the business in their external communications.

Lets talk about you. You're a natural team player and networker who can engage with people on all levels and is happiest when juggling a few tasks at once! You understand media and external comms best practices like the back of your hand, can develop a strategy and implement it across a large business and team. This role will see you planning strategy and content for Powerco's social channels and corporate publications, so you'll call on your writing skills and creative flair often. We're after a natural innovator whos not afraid to deep-dive into media analytics. A bright spark who sees room for innovation and improvement wherever they look if you get satisfaction from seeing your efforts make a real difference, you'll thrive.

There's never been a better time to be a communications specialist at Powerco. In addition to competitive salary offerings, generous leave allocations and health and wellness packages, you'll get the opportunity to join the fold at a company that really invests in the development of its people, at a time where our ears are wide open to new ideas. If you've got some fresh thinking we cant wait to experience it.

If you're already based in New Plymouth, you'll be more than familiar with the good life. If not, this role is your chance for an exciting challenge against the backdrop of one of the worlds most liveable regions, where work-life balance isn't a myth - it's a given.

Here's a chance to play a key role in shaping how our customers see the Powerco brand. If it's time to take on a new challenge with a company thats a leader in its field, lets talk.

Applications close Sunday, 28 April 2019.

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