Venue & Events Communications Officer - Tauranga City Council

  • 27 Dec 2021 8:39 PM
    Message # 12216848

    Fixed Term - 12 Months

    Are you a skilled and creative communicator?  Would you love to craft communication plans and copy that inspire and inform our community about the awesome events happening in our city?

    Tauranga City Council is a large team of talented people, all working towards a common purpose - to make Tauranga better. As part of that team, you will have the opportunity to help shape our city, now and in the future. 

    We're hiring a dedicated Communications Officer to join our Tauranga City Council Venue & Events team in a newly formed role on a 12-month fixed term contract. Sitting in the Community Services group, the Venues & Events team are an exciting, dynamic team who support and deliver events across Tauranga Moana and manage the fantastic facilities of Baycourt Community & Arts Centre and The Historic Village.

    We're looking for someone who can recognise a good story and loves to write. The Venue & Events Communications Officer will develop communication plans, write and disseminate publicity and operational materials and respond to inquiries from the public and media. They will raise awareness of venues and events in Tauranga through effective public relations efforts and the development of engaging content for media, social media, website, newsletters and communication collateral. The role will also involve the coordination of responses to media and social media enquiries, researching and developing a timely response.

    What you will bring:

    • A minimum of two years' experience in copywriting, journalism or communications,
    • Superior written and grammatical skills,
    • Ability to work collaboratively, meet tight deadlines and work with close attention to detail, 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a winning personality,
    • Experience posting and managing social media platforms advantageous.

    What's on offer if you join us? Along with an exciting role working in a dynamic team that support events across Tauranga, we offer flexible working arrangements and a supportive environment. 

    Our people are our greatest asset, and we're committed to creating a workplace that supports our people to achieve their potential. 

    Applications close at 11.59pm on Monday 17 January 2022.

    This role has been assessed as a Covid-19 mandatory vaccination role. 

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