MediaWorks is New Zealand's largest independent broadcaster, reaching 96% of Kiwis through our extensive portfolio of premium brands across radio, television, digital and live platforms. Our Newshub team of experts cover the stories you want to see, hear or engage with across national news, sport, world, weather, entertainment, money and politics.
One of our talented publicity managers is changing career directions and we are looking for someone to fill her shoes immediately.
Do you have experience working in a high-performing, fast paced and high-pressure communications/PR team? Do you love being the behind the scenes on some of the biggest entertainment brands in New Zealand? Do you enjoy working with talent and helping them develop in this ever-changing media landscape? If that is a yes then this job is for you.
You’ll be representing New Zealand’s largest independent media company, focusing on leading communication strategies for our biggest entertainment brands. You will need a bulging contact book and have the ability to think creatively across myriad of brands to tell stories that promote and publicise our content and talent across multiple platforms. You will have a nose for what is news, understand what constitutes PR risk and respond to crisis situations with grace, smarts and efficiency.
The role reports into the Group Head of Communications and you will supported by your fellow publicists but also need to take the lead on mentoring one junior publicist within the team.
We are looking for a communications expert that is highly effective, experienced and driven to join a busy and hardworking team. Experience in Entertainment or the Media sector is essential as well as being an effective communicator and an understanding that this is not a 9 to 5 type of role.
If you have 5+ years communications, PR or media experience representing high profile organisation/s gained either in-house or Agency side, proven ability to influence engagement through communications activities across all traditional and modern channels, strong writing, presentation and analytical skills, and the ability to run projects working across multiple departments with complex stakeholders and senior Executives, then we want to hear from you immediately.
Apply Now by heading over to our website http://www.mediaworks.co.nz/careers.aspx and search for Job Reference No: Mediaworks148.
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Due to the fast paced nature of MediaWorks, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't muck around and make sure you apply as soon as possible. Also, MediaWorks operates an in house recruitment model and has formal partnerships with JobMedia, Emergent & Robert Half. We appreciate that you respect our partnerships and refrain from any form of candidate presentation or introduction.
Not really their forte the big brand stuff... as you say, this isn't anything fresh or brave. Or funny.
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https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9962726a564ec243622ac01cab794a9e681cb1563d200181063a4ea4eb3e0565.png Pot calling the kettle Guinness Black.
And after 9 months they finally caught up. Errr is that a good thing.
This article would have been good if it wasn't paid for by the company. Instead it is propaganda. Dilutes the power of the message significantly.
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