Senior Public Relations Executive

  • Auckland - Auckland

New Zealand is the ultimate destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to make sure that the world knows it. We do this by developing and implementing strategies to market New Zealand as a tourism destination internationally. Our purpose is to enrich New Zealand by growing the contribution of international visitors. This is achieved by developing and implementing integrated marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies working co-operatively with our offices around the world and the travel industry.

What will you be doing

Our global PR team is looking for an experienced PR Executive to increase preference for New Zealand as an international visitor destination through the management of a strategic portfolio of partnerships and projects to drive ‘earned’ marketing content which is inline with the organisation’s overarching marketing and PR strategy.

You will work with the PR Manager – Partnerships & Projects to create on-message, ‘earned’ content through the provision of strategic global PR projects, large-scale media partnerships, high-impact broadcasts, key opinion leader [KOL’s] and influencer partnerships and events & film leverage.

The role is busy and diverse and would manage projects from start to finish with support from your manager and the wider Creative & Content team.

What we need from you

This is a superb opportunity for someone with 3-5 years Public Relations, Journalism or Media Production experience wanting to take the next step in their career. Ideally you will have experience developing and delivering large-scale projects and partnerships and experienced working with international media, film production and influences. You will be someone who is calm managing multiple tasks, has an eye for detail and excellent communication and writing skills. All applicants must have a full NZ Drivers licence, the right to live and work in New Zealand and have the ability to travel frequently.

Sound like you?

If you are someone who can strike a balance between creative ideation and innovation as well as the practical execution of best-in-class project management and know a good story when you see it - then we would like to hear from you!

haere mai ki a matou (come join us!)

For more information and to apply for this role please go to the careers section of our corporate website on www.tourismnewzealand.com and send us your cv and covering letter by clicking apply now!

Applications close: Thursday 6th June

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