11 Jul 2018

Full-Time Content Writer and Coordinator

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University with eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. With over 6,000 staff and 42,000 students, the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most significant and complex entities.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Content Writer to join the University Business School Communications and Marketing team and be responsible for providing engaging, dynamic and authentic digital, print and multimedia content that effectively showcases the faculty’s teaching, research and departmental offerings and activities to multiple audiences.

Reporting to the Marketing Content Manager, this hands-on role will see you;

  • Research, write, edit and proof read for digital and print publications and promotional material
  • Write and coordinate material for internal communications, including faculty newsletters
  • Work with the faculty events team to ensure all faculty events to create high quality content to promote and support events
  • Support the faculty web content plans through the creation and maintenance of effective content for the faculty websites
  • Improve web-marketing initiatives and content using creative content writing, search engine friendly copywriting, proofreading, and editing
  • Stay abreast of University and current industry standards and techniques to ensure faculty communications remain fit-for-purpose
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service through reliable, efficient and accurate execution of service deliverables

Skills and Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant tertiary qualification
  • Experience with writing for social media, copywriting and web content coordination
  • Strong capabilities with web analytics tools such as Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with publishing web content via a content management system (AEM preferred)
  • Excellent written English
  • Proven success in writing for a variety of audiences
  • Understanding of the New Zealand tertiary education sector would be preferred

Why work for us?

We are committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave per year, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

The University of Auckland is a truly great place to work and is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices such as flexible working and a culture dedicated to work life balance.

If you hold the experience requested above and want to work for one of Auckland’s largest employers please submit your CV online for consideration

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 19955. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Friday 3rd August 2018.

Job Categories: Communications/Public Relations. Job Types: Full-Time.

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