Web Content Writer

  • Kapiti

Fixed-term - six months

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve. If you'd like to be part of the team, contact us now.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role. The Web Content Writer will work collaboratively with subject matter experts to advocate best practice, champion plain English and create and publish compelling and engaging web copy.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

• Tertiary qualification in communications, media, marketing or a related field
• Strong web writing, editing and content creation skills
• Significant broad practical experience writing and publishing content to websites
• Knowledge and experience of Government Web Standards and how they transfer into business practice
• Confidence to positively challenge established ways of doing things by sharing resourceful ideas and solutions; pushes for continuous improvement in all ways of doing things and a champion of quality communication methodologies
• Demonstrated understanding of the need for and ability to exercise discretion, good judgment and political sensitivity within the unique local government environment
• A current and valid NZ driver's licence

Please find the Job Description and application documents via our website at www.kapiticoast.govt.nz
Enquiries about this position should be directed to Sue Owens, Communications and Engagement Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 12.00 noon, Tuesday, 27 August 2019.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and driver's licence marked "Web Content Writer - Ref:29" to samara.shaw@kapiticoast.govt.nz

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