Venture Taranaki Trust

  • Posted: 21 Nov 2023
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Fixed Term
  • Classification: Marketing, media & communications
Communications and Marketing Adviser – Fixed term, till end of June 2024.

Neg. $80,000 - $90,000 pro rata + unlimited paid sick leave

Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi/ About the role
This is a rare opportunity to join our high performing Communications and Marketing Team on a fixed-term basis as a Communications and Marketing Adviser.
This is a full-time, fixed-term role until 30 June 2024.
Are you a dynamic and skilled communicator with a passion for strategic marketing? Venture Taranaki is seeking a talented individual to join our Destination team which includes the Communications and Marketing, as well as Visitor and Tourism functions as a Communications and Marketing Adviser.
Venture Taranaki is at the forefront of economic development and investment initiatives, and our Communications and Marketing function plays a pivotal role in driving our strategies across various channels. As a key member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to the success of Venture Taranaki and the region by providing smart and sustainable communications support.

As the Communications and Marketing Adviser, your focus will be on planning and executing a diverse range of communications and marketing promotion activities. Specifically, you will be instrumental in meeting the communication and marketing needs of the Economic Development and Investment team functions, with an emphasis on delivering communications support across energy and food and fibre strategic project areas, including the long-term strategic project ‘Branching Out’..
You will have had previous experience developing and implementing strategic communications and marketing plans, with proven experience seeing campaigns and comms and marketing initiatives from development through to delivery and measurement, and reporting.
Mō mātou/About us
As the regional development agency for Taranaki, Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki are working to build a thriving region for all. We support local entrepreneurship and enterprises to grow, promote our region and attract visitation, talent and investment, and help to develop and establish our sectors.
We achieve this through sectoral support initiatives, business growth services, regional promotions, and strategic projects and planning, working across the organisation, and with our numerous partners and stakeholders to deliver on our regional strategy and vision Tapuae Roa, and Taranaki 2050.
Based in the heart of Ngāmotu New Plymouth, our team of around 25 people work with stakeholders across a wide range of industries and sectors, local and national government, community groups, iwi, and individual enterprises.
With a strong and inclusive culture, we offer a modern, open working environment, positive work-life balance and flexible working, unlimited paid sick leave, and investment in your growth and development.
We are also proud to be embarking on becoming a Te Tiriti-led organisation, and the Communications and Marketing Adviser will both value and be committed to contributing to this vision, and their own development as tangata tiriti.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako/ Skills and experience
• A relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing or Communications preferred
• Previous experience working in a specialist communication and/or marketing role, ideally 3+ years
• A track-record of developing and delivering communications and marketing activity to an agreed strategic comms plan
• Adept written communications and copywriting abilities across diverse channels
• A sound knowledge of comms and media tools, including an understanding of and previous experience using social media, EDM systems, and marketing automation tools.
• The ability to develop comms and marketing plans and strategies.
• The ability to use initiative and sound judgment in decision-making process
• The ability to juggle and manage multiple priorities in a busy, fast-paced, and deadline-driven workplace while maintaining your cool
• Commitment to your ongoing professional growth and development, and a growth mindset.

Tono ināianei/ Apply now
If you are excited about the prospect of contributing to the success of Venture Taranaki and possess the skills and passion for this role, we want to hear from you.
Please click on the Apply button to submit an application, including your CV and a cover letter.
Applications close 8.30 am Monday 4 December 2023, with interviews scheduled to take place the following week, week commencing 11 December.