Senior PR & Marketing Advisor

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Contribute to Tāmaki Makaurau becoming zero-waste by 2040!
•    Proactively tell our story of zero waste
•    Work on media engagement and press releases

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland aspires to be zero-waste by 2040. Zero-waste is a long-term goal, but there's a lot we can do right now!


Auckland Council’s Marketing department has an opportunity for permanent full time Senior PR & Marketing Advisor within Environment & Core services team. In this role, you will be responsible for telling the Waste Minimisation story using various media platforms with an emphasis of paid, earned and social media.

The focus of this role will be to:
•    Proactively tell the story of zero waste across multichannel PR campaigns
•    Media engagement, including preparation of press releases and management of media enquires and development of stories
•    Managing a proactive media approach to anticipate, plan and manage risks
•    Collaborating with multiple stakeholders and identify key audiences when developing and delivering campaign planning.
He kōrero mōu: About you
To be successful in this role you will have a background in the communications, and PR or related discipline and experience working in a large complex organisation. 

This role has a focus on Auckland’s Zero Waste initiative therefore having a nose for a great story is essential. This is an influential role where fostering strong, trusted and collaborative relationships will come naturally.


We will be looking for specific experience with:
•    media management with expertise in marketing and communications 
•    processing complex work into informative & engaging messaging for an array of audiences
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You can expect a flexible and supportive work environment working alongside committed professionals, who are also experts in their area.  You will also have the opportunity to connect across Council with other marketing specialist, further developing your experience and expertise.
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change, having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.
In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini 
My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

Tono Mai: Apply Now!
You can find the position description here: 
Applications close: 5 July 2022

Salary range: 100k-110k 

Title of the role: Senior Marketing Advisor
Auckland Council 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.


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