Be part of the team that shares the story of ASB. We have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a great communicator looking for the next step in their career.
The successful candidate will:
Work with media throughout New Zealand.
Promote ASB's community partnerships and sponsorships.
Be part of a great team that values and supports each other.
Be exposed to numerous opportunities to enhance their career.
ASB helps more than 1.3 million customers nationwide progress. Our award winning Marketing and Communications team is responsible for managing ASB's brand and reputation in the market and we are looking for a highly motivated Communications Advisor to join us.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Media Relations you will identify and deliver proactive opportunities to promote and enhance our products, services and reputation in the media. This includes the promotion of ASB's community partnerships, sponsorships and commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates at a regional and national level.
What we are looking for
We are looking for a proactive go-getter with exceptional people skills, a knack for story-telling and content development. It goes without saying you will be positive and motivated plus able to write like a demon with an eagle eye for accuracy! You will bring experience from a previous media role, and possess a strong understanding of the New Zealand media environment.
You will work effectively with a range of stakeholders to generate quality media coverage. You will write and distribute media releases and brief and advise ASB spokespeople on media responses where required. Additionally, we want a team player who will work collaboratively with the wider corporate communications team to support delivery of outstanding communications across our internal and social channels as required.
What ASB can offer you
As a Comms Professional this is your chance to gain experience working for one of New Zealand's most loved and high profile brands. This role is a unique opportunity to gain exposure to key stakeholders across ASB including our Executive team. We will provide an environment where you are supported to provide a high level of consultancy and best practise advice to ensure outstanding communication outcomes are produced.
For info on the ins and outs and the why's and wherefores of the role, check out the position description. Whilst you're there, take a look at the ASB careers website to find out more about why ASB is such an awesome place to work.
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