Marketing Communications Advisor

  • Auckland

> Play a key role in Auckland’s year of high-profile global events bookended by the 36th America’s Cup and APEC21
> Bring your marketing communications and digital expertise!
> Make your mark in this dynamic, fast-paced and rewarding role

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland is gearing up for a spectacular year in 2021. Starting with the 36th America’s Cup (AC36) and culminating with APEC Leaders’ Week, the year will see major international and regional events being staged here, focusing global attention on Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland.

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is tasked with ensuring 2021 is a success for the region and delivers an enduring legacy for Auckland and its people. As Auckland’s economic growth agency, ATEED will play a key part in co-ordinating, activating and/or delivering these events.

For APEC21, ATEED is working with the Crown to coordinate the Auckland programme for this globally significant event. For the AC36, an extensive programme of work is planned to ensure Auckland makes full use of the opportunities the event creates. The programme includes major events activity, tourism, business support and attraction, sector and skills development and more.

The Marketing Communications Advisor – AKL2021 will play a key role in communicating Auckland’s and the Auckland Council group’s role in the delivery of the AC36 and APEC21 to Auckland’s businesses and people as well as visitors and audiences around the country and globe.

In carrying out the role, you will be required to support the Marketing Communications Manager with the marketing communications activity, including working with external partners, NGOs, local government, and central government agencies, and media. Working alongside advertising agencies, CRM, brand, marketing and digital communications colleagues will also be critical to ensure delivery of coordinated solutions for internal clients.

Please note this is a fixed term role until the end of November 2021.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Technically savvy, you will be an experienced marcomms professional who has worked on complex, high-profile projects or major events and has an excellent reputation and proven track-record within the industry.

You will be experienced in brand awareness and behaviour change campaigns, multiple channels of execution and experience with media engagement. You’re comfortable delivering within the fast-paced media and digital landscape, amidst the excitement of major events.

You will be able to demonstrate how you have gained marcomms traction, using your political acumen and outstanding written and verbal communications tools, to ensure success. You will provide experienced, well considered strategic marketing and communications content and direction for both projects.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

As part of a passionate high-performing team, this is your opportunity to make a huge impact to Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland in 2021.What we are trying to achieve is no mean feat, therefore we need people who enjoy a challenge and can support the delivery of successful multi-year marketing campaigns.

If you feel you can contribute to this outcome through your experience, excitement, and ingenuity please take up our invitation to apply. Come join us and have the satisfaction of knowing you’re contributing to Auckland’s economic growth.

For a confidential discussion or detailed position description, please contact Rennie Sharma, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Applications close Sunday 8th September 2019

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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