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Communications and Education Advisor – Social media

Posted on Thu, 5 Sep 2019

Work type

Fixed term contract



Close date

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

In this newly created role you will be responsible for managing, creating and publishing content for social media as well as supporting the Communication and Education’s activities as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, write and editing publishing content for online channels
  • Develop and deliver a social media content calendar
  • Social media management, monitoring and advice
  • Provide guidance and ongoing training for Commission staff about online communications
  • Provide guidance for staff authorised to use social media
  • Keep up-to-date on online channels and audiences
  • Support the wider Communications and Education team’s activities during peak events and as required.

About you

  • You will have experience with social and online media, and their associated tools
  • You will have experience using a variety of communications channels to communicate concepts
  • You will have experience in using communications strategies to reach large audiences
  • You will have highly developed writing skills
  • You will have experience engaging with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally, including Māori, Pacific Peoples, young people from other ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities.
  • Exceptional relationship management and communications skills and the willingness to share knowledge and expertise with others
  • You will have highly developed writing skills

Why join the Electoral Commission?

The Commission is building an inclusive strength-focused culture where diversity is encouraged and valued. We understand how important family is; therefore, we support a family-friendly atmosphere.

You will join a team who are here for the right reasons, and we are passionate about what we do.

What’s next?

For more information regarding this role, please email

To apply for this role, please go to (job number 1419479) and click on the “APPLY ONLINE” button.

Applications close at 5pm Monday, 16 September 2019.