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NZ Heart Foundation

Communications Advisor

Fundraising & Marketing Team – Auckland, Ellerslie
Department Fundraising & Marketing Team
Employment Type Fixed Term Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation TBC

Communications Advisor

  • Join New Zealand’s leading heart health charity
  • Make a genuine impact in heart health
  • Ellerslie based, parental leave fixed term contract to July 2020 (32-40 hours/week)

The Heart Foundation is New Zealand’s heart health charity. Our vision is hearts fit for life and our purpose is to stop all people in New Zealand dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives.

We're looking for an experienced communications professional with exceptional writing skills, a commitment to best practice, an appreciation and passion for internal communications and great initiative to join our Marketing and Communications team.

The role has an internal orientation, providing writing and communications services, advice and support as a business partner for the operating units of the Heart Foundation. A second key focus of the role is to develop, coordinate and implement internal communications to ensure strong engagement and awareness of key Heart Foundation initiatives and projects.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • be an excellent writer with an ability to communicate clearly, concisely and in plain language
  • have a well-developed customer service ethic
  • have proven end-to-end project management skills
  • relish the challenge of working across diverse projects.

Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will interact with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. A calm demeanor and well-honed relationship management skills are essential.

Your qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • a relevant tertiary qualification in communications
  • at least 3-5 years proven experience in a similar communications role
  • commitment to best practice communications
  • experience working in a highly collaborative manner
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • good understanding of social media and online environments
  • an understanding of marketing and some understanding of fundraising
  • exceptional time management and organisation skills - able to prioritise competing tasks without dropping the ball.

This role offers a great opportunity to work with inspiring colleagues who are driven to achieve positive results in a collaborative environment to help those impacted by heart disease and their families.

Please note that we will only consider NZ Residents/holders of a valid Work Visa for this opportunity.

 

View the job description here

Applications close:  Friday 1st November 2019.

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  • Location
    Auckland, Ellerslie
  • Department
    Fundraising & Marketing Team
  • Employment Type
    Fixed Term Full-time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    TBC
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