Advisor - Communications and Engagement

Applications closing on 26 March 2023, 04:00 PM

Permanent | Full time

We’re looking for a driven and experienced Advisor Communications and Engagement to join our team in beautiful Upper Hutt. Reporting to the Head of Communications and Marketing, you’ll helping us boost our communications so our stakeholders are well informed about Council’s projects, stories and performance.

We’re focused on enhancing engagement with the community so that it is open and ongoing. You’d help with regular communications across all our channels, support publications like Local Kōrero and deliver actions in communications plans for our projects.

You’ll be working alongside other communications and marketing team members, meaning there is great opportunity for collaboration, learning new things and having fun while we tell Council’s story.

We’re looking for:

  • Previous experience in communications and engagement delivery
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Sound knowledge of communications and engagement tools, techniques and channels
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the team and assist with a wide range of projects
  • Proven ability to balance multiple priorities and work to deadlines
  • Skills in Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign) are preferrable
  • Local Government experience is an advantage.

Working with us is a rewarding way to support the community, work with a great team, and develop your career. We do more than just pay you a salary, we have a range of great benefits to support you.

With 50% of the Wellington regions green space, boutique shopping, award winning Brewtown and quirky cafes all within walking distance, train station close by and free parking, Upper Hutt City is a great choice for your next career move.


If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online:  All applications must include a cover letter, CV and a completed online Upper Hutt City Council application form.

Applications close 4pm Sunday 26 March 2023. We reserve the right to interview and select a candidate prior to the closing date.

Contact person: Chris Costley