An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced PR and social professional to join our team on a 10-month maternity contract.
Sitting within our External Affairs team, the Media Advisor – PR & Social role is responsible for leading the PR strategy, and delivery, for what is New Zealand’s largest youth fundraising event, the World Vision 40 Hour Famine, as well as our Smiles Mother’s Day and Christmas campaigns.
This role too is responsible for bringing World Vision New Zealand to life across our multiple social media channels, supporting key campaign and brand outcomes. From developing the strategy to the day-to-day roll out of content through to monitoring performance, you will own all aspects of our social strategy. You will also have the chance to leverage our external creative agencies to produce additional, compelling video and photo content, as and where needed.
Great at building and maintaining relationships, you will be comfortable and confident engaging with high profile New Zealand celebrities, influencers and media personalities throughout the year, you will have a knack for identifying talent to align with campaigns – and getting them onboard.
In this role you will not only write media releases and pitch creative ideas to relevant outlets, you’ll also write opinion pieces, social media and influencer packs and more.
To be successful in this role, you will have the following:
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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