13 Mar

Communications Manager Safekids Aotearoa Jobs Vacancy in Auckland District Health Board Central Auckland City

Communications Manager Safekids Aotearoa
Auckland District Health Board Central
Auckland City AUK
13 Mar, 2018 30+ days ago

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Communications Manager Safekids Aotearoa Jobs Vacancy in Auckland District Health Board Central Auckland City Jobs Details:

Communications Manager - SafeKids Aotearoa

  • Closes 08 Apr 2018
  • Posted 04 Apr 2018

About Us

Safekids Aotearoa was established in the early 1990s by Starship Child Health Trauma Service to help reduce the high rates of unintentional injury to children. Safekids is committed to ensuring that children are able to safely live, explore and learn in their environments without being adversely affected by unintentional injury. We provide technical, evidence-based advice to ensure that New Zealand's local and national laws, policies and guidelines consider steps to protect children from unintentional injury. Partnering with a national network of community providers, we design and implement programmes aimed at modifying behaviours and environments that have a potential impact on the safety of children.

About the Position

Working closely with the Director, this position is responsible for the strategic design, implementation and management of a range of on-line and off-line communication strategies that encourage behavioural change and promote Safekids organisational messages to parents and caregivers, community providers, legislators and policy makers, injury prevention stakeholders and funders and sponsors. This broad role will include a range of communications, social marketing and media management tasks.

The role will involve a significant overhaul of Safekids visual identity and the evolution of its' overall brand. It will also include the development and extension of new and innovative communication channels and networks that support Safekids behavioural change and advocacy objectives. In order to achieve these goals, it is envisaged that this role will participate broadly in all aspects of Safekids planning and programme delivery, ensuring a highly integrated approach to communications.

The role will challenge Safekids; existing information-intensive approach to communications, helping the organisation to develop and employ credible communication strategies that recognise and understand our audience, capture their attention, create social norms and motivate behavioural change.

About You

Safekids is looking for a highly experienced communications professional with expertise in utilising branding, media, social marketing and stakeholder engagement strategies to motivate behavioural change and build strong organisational credibility. You will be part of a new-look Safekids team and will be willing and adept at working collaboratively across a multitude of programmes and communication areas.

You must have excellent written skills and be able to deliver a great pitch. We'd love you to have a creative side and the ability to employ design thinking to arrive at innovative solutions to communication challenges.

We're aiming to build a small, yet diverse Safekids team and are looking for people with interesting backgrounds, broad skill sets and the agility to work both within and outside traditional roles. If you have passion, flexibility and imagination we would love to hear from you.

For more information on the position, please contact Melissa Wilson, Director of Safekids Aotearoa, mobile 021 1475 798.

For general enquiries please contact Dianne Chan Sau, Recruitment Consultant on +64 307 4949 Extn: 27810 or email DChanSau@adhb.govt.nz .

We would love to receive your application. Please visit our website www.careers.adhb.govt.nz to apply on line quoting ref no. CEN06076 and attach a copy of your CV and Cover Letter.

Click here to view position description Applications Close: 8th April 2018

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to "do your life's best work at Auckland DHB.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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