Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Public Diplomacy Advisor - NZ High Commission Canberra


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The New Zealand High Commission in Canberra is seeking a Public DiplomacyAdviser to promote the interests of the New Zealand government in Australia.  Based in Canberra, this position develops and implements public diplomacy policy for the High Commission in Canberra and the ConsulateGeneral in Sydney.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to promoting New Zealand’s political relationship with Australia; you will be responsible for developing and managing the High Commission’s public diplomacy strategy and activities which ultimately seek to promote the interests of the New Zealand government in Australia.
An ability to manage media and coordinate responses on a day-to-day basis, as well as during crises and official visits, is essential. Experience in internal communications and knowledge management is also desirable.
You will need to be politically aware, possess sound judgement and problem solving capabilities and have excellent stakeholder relationship and event management skills.  You should be adaptable, able to work as part of a high achieving team as well as work autonomously.
The successful candidate will be a person with a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant work experience. You must also be able to live and work in Australia and must be able to obtain and maintain a New Zealand security clearance. Information on obtaining a New Zealand security clearance can be found on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: www.mfat.govt.nz.
This is a locally employed position, with terms and conditions being set in accordance with Australian employment regulations. The High Commission does not provide assistance with accommodation or airfares. 
Click here to view the role description

To apply for this position please visit the jobs page atwww.mfat.govt.nz to complete an application form and submit with your CV and cover letter to robyn.byrne@mfat.govt.nz  by 5.00pm on Monday 15 February 2016 (Canberra time).
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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