Communications Advisor

About the role

We're looking for a communications advisor with proven writing ability, top-notch people skills and great initiative to join our team.

You'll be a self-starter and a creative thinker who can hit the ground running and you'll relish the challenge of working on multiple projects. You need to have excellent time management and organisational skills, be great at problem solving, writing polished content, and be able to meet deadlines.

Your experience with social media strategy and ability to create dynamic online content across a range of channels will ensure Wintec grows engagement with useful content our audience wants to hear about.

Our communications team is responsible for supporting Wintec's strategic goals and values through effective reputation management. Internal and external communications, media relations and events are all aspects covered in this role.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, you'll interact with a diverse range of staff and stakeholders. Therefore, well-honed relationship skills are essential.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A well-developed understanding and experience of online communications and social media platforms

  • Excellent writing and editing skills to produce stories, media releases and newsletters

  • Initiative and attention to detail

  • Sound administration skills to provide support to the communications team

  • The ability to think beyond the obvious and look for innovative and creative solutions

  • Previous experience working in a communications role

Work at Wintec

The future for education is exciting. Wintec is changing with it to ensure we are creating an environment where people are valued, students are inspired and we’re preparing work-ready global citizens with the skills to meet the demands of future careers.

We’re one of New Zealand's leading institutes of technology with a focus on innovation and a reputation for providing quality education. If you enjoy the challenge of new ideas, the satisfaction of a job well done and the success that comes with great teamwork and a flexible working environment, you’ll love working at Wintec.

We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons. We therefore obtain and maintain a satisfactory Police Vetting process.

Applications close Thursday 26 July 2018.

This is a permanent, full time role.



Job no: JAF2589

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: Thursday, 26 July 2018