Communications Coordinator - Whāraurau

2021-12-01 to 2021-12-15
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Communications Coordinator - Whāraurau

-Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce
-Marketing knowledge and experience
-A role that makes a social difference for youth

Who we are

Whāraurau provides national training and workforce development within the child and adolescent mental health sector. Through UniServices, we are contracted by the Ministries of Health, Education and Oranga Tamariki to grow the capacity and capability of the infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions workforce.

The opportunity

Due to an internal vacancy, the national Whāraurau team are looking for a dynamic Communications Coordinator to join them on their journey to improve the wellbeing/mental health of New Zealand young people. Your role is to ensure Whāraurau work is effectively communicated to stakeholders, including the ICAMHS sector. You will provide effective communications support and coordination to the team as well as assist with special projects. Ideally you will have a passion for mental health and wellbeing, marketing and website content development.

Key responsibilities:

-Contribute to the ongoing development of strategic and operations communications plan.
-Maintain and update the Whāraurau website.
-Coordinate written communication e.g. brochures, web articles, presentations, newsletters.
-Develop communication templates for the team.
-Undertake simple graphic design/image creation and simple video editing in-house.
-Manage any website technical problems.

Your skills and experience:

It is essential for you to hold:

-Exposure/experience in communications, marketing or public relations.
-Experience in maximising online and social media channels of communication.
-Ability to plan and manage website content.
-Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders around website content.
-Experience using communication platforms and current communication tools.
-Good knowledge of Google analytics, social media monitoring/scheduling tools.

It is desirable that you hold a relevant undergraduate degree and are proficient in Te reo Māori.

Covid-19 Vaccination

UniServices is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of our staff and students. In accordance with the policy of the University of Auckland, all staff, students and visitors need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or medically exempt, in order to come onto our campuses or to take part in face-to-face University or UniServices-managed activities. Therefore, we are only able to consider applicants who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have a New Zealand Ministry of Health issued medical exemption and evidence of this will be requested as part of your employment. You can read more about the University's vaccination policy here.

What we offer:

Great benefits, including flexible working arrangements, 5 weeks annual leave, eye testing and glasses subsidies, and access to discounts on banking, health insurance and gym memberships. We provide a culturally diverse team and supportive workplace with working from home options where applicable.

Please submit your application by 5pm, 15 December 2021. Note we may interview prior to the close date.

Honoa te tangata ki te tangata, te tangata ki te taiao, te tangata ki te rangahau, rangahaua ki whai hua.

(Linking people to people, people to the world around us, people to research, research that brings ideas to life.)

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