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Head of Communication and Engagement

at Hamilton City Council
Location Hamilton, New Zealand
Date Posted April 29, 2021
Category Communications
Job Type Full-time


About the organisation:

As part of our Hamilton City Council team, you’ll be improving the wellbeing of Hamiltonians alongside more than 1000 colleagues in 27 business units across 20 sites.

The scale of what we do is massive and the people who do it are passionate. We’re proud of the work we do and the difference we make in our community.

Being a part of Hamilton City Council is a chance to impact a city, add value to our community, embrace challenges and grow your career.

About the role:

Hamilton City Council is leading the way in local government communication and engagement and this is your chance to take it to the next level.

We have an exciting opportunity for a driven communication and engagement specialist who is committed to leading a high-performing, world-class team in a fast-paced, high profile environment.

We are looking for a strategic thinker who has the ability to operate effectively and make sound decisions under pressure and in short timeframes. With people at the heart of everything you do, you’ll be called on for your expertise in communication, marketing and engagement strategies as well as your ability to lead and influence your team and customers to realise our strategic aspirations.

Often you’ll be juggling multiple urgent matters while remaining cool, calm and collected. This will enable you to develop a reputation as a true professional amongst your peers and stakeholders external to the organisation.

Amongst the day to day work, you’ll be responsible for enabling, empowering and inspiring your team and the wider organisation to deliver a world class communication and engagement strategy.

In return we can offer an opportunity to challenge and develop your career as a leader respected by all, the opportunity to work with a high performing and dedicated team and variety in your work like you have never experienced before.

Applications close 14 May 2021.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

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