Internal Communications Advisor

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council




  • Newly created role where you can make an impact

  • 12 months fixed term role based in Auckland CBD with hybrid working model

  • Great culture where staff are valued and supported



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited combines the power of Auckland’s cultural richness with our successful destination management and economic development programmes. We are New Zealand’s largest producer of cultural, entertainment, sporting and wildlife experiences, and the largest regional economic development agency in the country. Our work touches all Aucklanders and visitors to our region, creating a legacy for future generations. To know more about what we do and what’s on in Auckland visit our website:




He angitūtanga: The opportunity


This is a period of growth for us and we’re looking for a communications star to join our team and help tell our region’s story to the world on a 12-month fixed term.   


You’ll plan and manage communications, create compelling written and digital content, and support your manager in providing strategic communications advice to the business. You will also develop and improve our communications channels and processes; and create and share success stories, business-as-usual updates and other engaging content with our diverse workforce.


Prepare and maintain engagement plans for key initiatives to follow including stakeholder analysis, key communications messages and channels, and the approach to stakeholder engagement and communication.  If you’re looking for a varied role within a dynamic and supportive environment and an opportunity to grow as a communicator, we’d love to hear from you.  



He kōrero mōu: About you 


You’re a true storyteller, an excellent writer and content expert who can turn your hand to anything from long-form copywriting to video and social media.  We’re looking for a self-starter who has a natural ability to communicate, warm rapport with others, great copywriting skills and happens to be passionate about our fantastic city.  


With at least 3-5 years of experience within an executional / tactical communication / public relations and/or media liaison role. Experience in creating a wide range of communications content, including newsletters, video, Teams and intranet sites. You can translate reports and dry subjects into engaging and easily digestible content – you’re a plain English pro who encourages and champions the use of Te Reo Māori.  


You are also digitally-savvy, and ideally familiar with Microsoft Teams and the full suite of Office 365 products.  Customer focussed and innovative, you’re naturally inquisitive and always strive to find better ways to do things. Your collaborative approach ensures you develop effective relationships with a wide range of internal clients. 


Click here to access the position description.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer  


So, what’s in it for you? Here at AUL we pride ourselves on providing work life balance and inclusive work environment.  In addition to awesome colleagues and work culture we also offer the following benefits:  


  • Competitive salary 

  • Flexible working – work from home options 

  • Auckland council benefits (e.g., discounted rates to Auckland council pools & Leisure centers etc) 

  • Strong mentoring & career development focus 


You’ll be an integral member of our excellent Communications team. Your ability to plan, analyse and think ahead will set you up as the resident expert for all things internal comms, including digital content and creating new channels. You’ll also be a key contributor to our overall communications and digital strategy. 


In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s cultural vibrancy, growth and development. We are committed to diversity and enhanced Māori outcomes, and we have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions. 


You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth, enriching cultural and economic life in Tāmaki Makaurau by creating and sharing experiences and opportunities.  Tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity and apply via the link by submitting your CV and cover letter.    All applications must be made online. If you require assistance or support through the application process, please contact us at  


Applications close 9 October 2022, but applications will be reviewed quickly so early submissions are advised.



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.