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Communications Lead

Communications Lead

Job details

Aotearoa Food Rescue Alliance
16 May 2021
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Marketing & Media


AFRA - Communications Lead


  • Diverse and dynamic sector

  • Lead, design and deliver communications for a new organisation

  • Remote working from anywhere in New Zealand 


Are you passionate about communications, our community and contributing to the valuable kaupapa of food rescue organisations? Do you want to be part of a dynamic, small team in an exciting, challenging role?

We are looking for a bright, savvy individual with a great attitude, who is organised, confident and creative. Someone who is proactive, passionate about community organisations and demonstrates initiative will thrive in this role.

About the Role

As we enter into an exciting period of growth of the food rescue sector, we are looking for someone who is experienced in communications, and developing and implementing digital marketing and social media strategies. The right person will be organised, passionate about supporting the food rescue sector and someone who excels in developing and implementing targeted communication and advocacy strategies.

The Communications Lead is responsible for the engagement of our food rescue organisations and stakeholders. The role includes developing, maintaining, and implementing the digital content calendar, updating the website, developing and maintaining PR/marketing and engagement, copywriting, overseeing graphic design, and other communications and administrative tasks as required. The role will promote the value of food rescue organisations, in reducing food waste and increasing food security. 

It is envisaged that this role will start at 3 days a week for the first year. Your main focus initially will be maintaining our digital and social communications with our food rescue organisations. This includes sending out our Mailchimp EDM, survey’s, stakeholder mapping, and eventually helping revise our website design/content/delivery. 

It is anticipated that the role will engage across all our stakeholder base which includes developing, maintaining implementing communications and advocacy plans and reporting on the effectiveness of those plans.

Role: 3 days a week, 8 hours a day, 12 month contract initially, flexible, with an expectation of self-determined time management.


How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be part of a great team, we want to hear from you. Apply now! Contact us for a full job description.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

Please send your CV along with a short 1-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, and examples of your work to: 

Applications close on 16 May 2021.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information, please phone Dawn on 021 275 2243


Written by

Aotearoa Food Rescue Alliance

3 May 2021