|Location:||Auckland - New Zealand|
|Salary:||A competitive salary|
|Placed On:||11th January 2023|
|Closes:||30th January 2023|
Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university, with a turnover of $1.3bn, including research revenue of over $300m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 45,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.
The University of Auckland’s Strategic Engagement portfolio oversees the University’s external affairs, specifically as they relate to marketing, communications, student recruitment, schools, community, public and government relations, internationalisation, fundraising and alumni relations. It is also the home to the strategy and implementation of the University’s sustainability strategy.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
We are seeking a Director of Communication and Engagement to build and lead a high-performing, integrated Communication and Engagement function to further enhance the University's global and local reputation as a research-led University of international standing renowned for the quality and relevance of its teaching, research and innovation.
You will support the effective University-wide development and integration of Communications and Engagement strategies and plans through collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Engagement), Faculties, Schools, research institutes and centres, service divisions and associated communications and engagement teams across the University.
You will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the internal and external communications and engagement function, the day-to-day operational management of a large team with several layers of management and the overall management of your staff and financial budgets.
Your priorities will include:
For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description
He kōrero mōu | About you
We are seeking a strategic leader to join our high performing team. You will work to support a strategic narrative about the University and the exciting achievements of our staff, students and alumni, as well as ensuring that the necessary reactive elements of the communications function are high performing.
Your application will stand out if you have experience and understanding of communications and engagement activity in a higher education setting and can demonstrate an understanding of the Māori and Pacific media and communications environment.
To be considered, you will need:
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 30/01/2023. to be considered.
Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.
To apply, click the 'Apply' button.
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