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Social Media Advisor

Listed 29 days ago

What you’ll do
As the Social Media Advisor with WellingtonNZ, you will be responsible for developing and leading WellingtonNZ’s approach to social media.
Reporting to the Content and Editorial Manager, this role will see you:
  • Working with the wider team to help deliver WellingtonNZ’s consumer-facing content strategy and plan (editorial, content & social media) 
  • Manage the WellingtonNZ consumer-facing social media pages
  • Engage with and manage our audiences and community
  • Develop and implement our paid social media strategy
  • Manage the social media content calendar to ensure we’re maintaining and building audience engagement and channel growth
  • Identify opportunities for cross promotion with partners and stakeholders
  • Ideating, shooting and editing video and image content for our channels
  • Collaborating across the wider digital and marketing teams as we work towards the goal of creating engaging content that showcases the Wellington region, attracts tourists, and supports businesses.

About you
We are looking for someone who:
  • Has relevant experience working with social media and digital content, including a strong understanding of social media tools, publishing and listening platforms
  • Is up to date with channel developments, social trends, and generally has a finger on the pulse of all things digital
  • Brings knowledge and experience with paid social media, and running end-to-end campaigns
  • Can comfortably take the lead and advise as the social subject matter expert for our business
  • Can actively contribute to the development and delivery of marketing communications strategies
  • Brings warmth, energy and a positive mindset
  • Has a full clean drivers licence, and is comfortable driving around the wider Wellington region.

About us
You may not know our name WellingtonNZ; however, you will know of our work… the Wellington sign on the waterfront, venues including the Michael Fowler Centre and iconic St James Theatre, lighting up the Wellington Railway Station for the launch of FIFA Women’s World Cup, the list of the top places in Welly to get a scone, and leading the way with developing our region's economic development are just some of it.
WellingtonNZ is the agency tasked with ‘Creating a thriving Wellington Region for all’. Our organisation is shamelessly passionate about this wonderful region we call home and want to make it famous as the most creative place in New Zealand to live, work, visit and play.
Why people love it here
WellingtonNZ truly values the uniqueness of our people and is committed to building an inclusive and collaborative culture where everyone can thrive, have fun and make a difference for the Wellington region.

We have all the things you would expect from a great employer – flexible working options that can be tailor made for you, a Development Plan, EAP and wellbeing programmes. Relaxed working environments including bring your dog to work day and quiet spaces; encouragement to bring your best self to work, Reusabowls, organic and oat milks, and a real barista coffee machine so you can make your favourite brew (saving you money every day).
Apply today
We encourage you to read the job description, and if you think this opportunity is for you, and you are ready to be part of a diverse organisation all about making the Wellington region thrive, then apply today. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so don’t delay!
We have partnered with Kin to find the right person for this very visible role; if that’s you, please apply now with your CV and cover letter, story telling us why our team is the right one for you. If you’d like to connect for a confidential conversation before applying, please contact Nikki Ting on [email protected]
Applications close when we find our social media superstar, as we will be reviewing applications as they come through with the intention to interview quickly. The close date may be brought forward without notification.
*Please note to be eligible for this opportunity, you will hold a valid Work Visa that allows you to be employed in New Zealand. We are not accredited with ImmigrationNZ and cannot support your visa application process or sponsor you.
Job type
  • Multimedia / Design / New Media
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Wellington