Assistant Advisor, Communications | Wellington

Assistant Advisor, Communications

Posted on 11-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 23-Aug-2017
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The Office of the Director-General (ODG) of Health is responsible for Government and Ministerial services, Internal and External Communications, and provides support to the Director-General of Health, Ministers and the Executive Leadership Team. The office also supports the Chief Science Officer.


We're looking for an Assistant Advisor to provide high quality, timely, support and administrative advice to the Communications team.  This is a great opportunity to work directly with the Communications teams to support media logging and analysis; internal communications; and digital communications!


You'll assist the team with a range of tasks including scanning, printing, logging items in appropriate registers and systems; invoicing and collating information for public requests for communications-related information.   You'll also have the opportunity to get involved with organising ceremonies and awards; publications; and web content development.


We're looking for someone with a keen interest in communications.  You'll be known for providing timely and efficient support to a busy team. In addition, you'll have strong written communication skills, a can-do attitude and be skilled at juggling multiple priorities!


About the Ministry:

The Ministry of Health is the Government's principal advisor on health and disability policy.  Our job is to protect the health of New Zealanders and, through leadership of the health and disability system, we help New Zealanders to live well, stay well and get well.  We work with the health and disability sector to manage a programme of work that supports the Government's priorities.


For further information on this position please contact Sarah Perry – or on (04) 816 3332. 


The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation – have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.    


Applications close 23 August 2017.

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