Social Media Producer (40 Hour Famine)

Marketing & Engagement · Auckland, Auckland
Department Marketing & Engagement
Employment Type Fixed term

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Social Media Producer to join our team for the 2021 World Vision 40 Hour Famine campaign.


Joining our External Affairs team, you will be responsible for implementing the World Vision 40 Hour Famine’s social media strategy across Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok. From concepting, producing and editing content to keeping up with social media trends and regularly providing reporting updates, this role will see you lead and manage the World Vision 40 Hour Famine’s social media channels.


You will be a creative and compelling story-teller, able to inspire our passionate youth audience to take part in the World Vision 40 Hour Famine, creating a space for them to engage with us with your strategic use of inspiring and innovative content. You will be as confident and capable interviewing NZ youth as you are liaising with schools, churches and community groups to gather content, while you will also utilise campaign messaging to help drive campaign objectives.


This position will see you play a key role in the World Vision 40 Hour Famine campaign team.


This is a fixed-term, part-time position of 20 hours per week for 16 weeks, ideally commencing towards the end of March. There is the potential for this role to be extended.


Some evening and/or weekend work may be required in the weeks leading up to and during the World Vision 40 Hour Famine (25-27 June).


Key responsibilities:

  • To attract, inspire and engage Kiwi youth taking part in the World Vision 40 Hour Famine with the strategic use of Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok.
  • To lead the creation, sourcing and posting of strategic daily content across the 40 Hour Famine Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok channels that’s strategy-aligned and drives user engagement.
  • To deliver relevant, compelling and engaging content that resonate with our youth audience, ensuring the content meets the desired standards in terms of overall quality, accuracy, brand, tone, style and adherence to policies.


Desired skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience producing social media content, with excellent photography, video editing and copywriting skills.
  • Experience with social analytics tools and content management systems.
  • Highly developed communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent copywriting and proofreading skills.
  • Up to date knowledge of the rapidly evolving social media trends and channel updates.
  • Experience creating engaging and sharable content for a youth audience would be an advantage.


World Vision New Zealand is the largest international humanitarian organisation in New Zealand, employing 80 staff and a large volunteer base. Last year alone, we helped 2.9 million children across 23 countries around the world.

Inspired by Christian values, we work to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness, our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in vulnerable children's lives around the world. World Vision is committed to developing its people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


For a copy of the position description, please email Karyn.Norton@worldvision.org.nz


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  • Location
    Auckland, Auckland
  • Department
    Marketing & Engagement
  • Employment Type
    Fixed term