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Project Leader - Community Engagement

Posted on Wed, 3 Jul 2019

Work type

Fixed term contract

Location

Wellington

Close date

Mon, 15 Jul 2019

In this role you will be focusing on community engagement and support services in the months leading up to the 2020 General Election within the Enrolment and Community Engagement team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the design and build of the 2020GE community engagement campaign
  • Contributing to the wider community engagement strategy
  • Leading the selection and coordination of specialist services to engage with target groups (Māori, Pacific, CALD and Youth)
  • Identifying support services and resources require to deliver community engagement events
  • Working with Voting Services to identify opportunities to use AVP sites for community engagement and enrolment prior to the advance voting period
  • Supporting the Senior Project Manager Community Engagement to deliver other engagement events leading up to the GE specific events

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Have strong organisational skills
  • Have a sound working knowledge of MS systems and strong keyboard skills
  • Be an excellent communicator, with the ability to build and maintain excellent internal and external relationships
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and to show guided initiative
  • Have knowledge/awareness of different cultures
  • Have a high level of flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Have a strong planning, analysis and relationship management skills, supported by solid decision-making

The salary range for the position is $65,010 - $76,482.

What’s next?

For more information regarding this role, please email recruitment@elections.govt.nz

To apply for this role please go to www.jobs.govt.nz (job number 1407007). Alternatively a job description and application form is available by emailing recruitment@elections.govt.nz

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 15 July 2019.