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Senior Internal 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 Zealand's 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. A major part of this shift in focus and a growing organisation, means we need strong, effective internal comms practices to keep us all on the same page. If you're a talented communications advisor with relevant experience under your belt, this is the fresh opportunity you've been looking for.

As changes take shape, it's more important than ever that we have an inspiring and enthusiastic internal communications specialist to support our wider teams to collaborate effectively. When it comes to how we engage with internal stakeholders, you'll set the style, structure and pace. This is a dynamic, varied role that will see you developing overarching strategies, producing content, creating staff programmes and managing internal events, as well as guiding our managers to be effective communicators.

Lets talk about you. Whether crafting clear, confident messaging or capturing engaging stories, you've got a way with words. As a natural and well-practised writer, you'll have no trouble developing internal comms for any touchpoint and supporting managers across the business to do the same. Working with people is what you do best. You've got the gift of the gab and relate to people at all levels, which will help you to teach and inspire effective, open communications across Powerco both digitally and face to face. You combine an analytical mind with creative thinking, that allows you to translate processes into procedures, and challenges into ideas. You're also across all the latest collaboration tools and have a keen eye for new trends and changes in communications best practices, always looking to improve the way we work and communicate at team and business level.

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 can't 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.

This is an exciting chance to flex your comms skills for a company thats a big player in the NZ utilities landscape. If you're ready for a new challenge in an industry thats on the cusp of great change, it's time to join us at Powerco.

Applications close Sunday, 28 April 2019.

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12 Apr 2019

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