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Head of Communications

Auckland |  Part Time - 30+ Hours
 | 12 Month Parental Leave Cover

Developing and executing Kordia's public relations and overall communications strategy.

Kordia delivers business-critical technology and network solutions across New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We specialise in the telecommunications, cyber security, broadcast, maritime and media sectors and have been delivering innovative and reliable solutions to customers for over 60 years. We have a strong presence trans-tasman with over 700 dedicated staff in the Kordia Group.
Reporting through to the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, the Head of Communications will hold overall responsibility for developing and executing Kordia’s public relations and overall communications strategy.
You will be working closely with our appointed PR agency to further develop our PR plan that raises Kordia’s profile in key target media and ensures Kordia and its appointed spokespeople are recognised as experts in their field. You will be providing ongoing communications guidance and counsel to key internal stakeholders, including the CEO and Executive Leadership team. Facilitating and managing regular internal staff communication along with Kordia’s public website and social media sites will also be a key part to your role.
Equipped with a relevant communications/PR qualification, you will ideally have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in corporate communications. A natural communicator and influencer, Kordia will look to you for best practice advice, guidance and support on engaging with media and sharing our stories. You will have excellent writing skills and the ability to tailor communications to different channels. Your understanding of the NZ media landscape will be second to none.
At Kordia we believe every team member has a role to play in the overall success of the business.  Whether it is through our working relationships, technology or skills. Our culture and values encourage and reward those that are collaborative, trustworthy, humble, courageous and expert.  If these values appeal to you, we can offer you an environment in which you will thrive.
We offer exceptional opportunities to develop your career and as an employer of choice we pride ourselves on the quality of our team. If you think you have the skills to take on our challenge – please apply today.

How to apply
Along with your CV, please outline to us why this role interests you and how your background, transferable skills and track record would make you the ideal candidate to take up this opportunity.