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Communications and Marketing Advisor

Muscular Dystrophy Association of NZ - National Support Office
419 Church St East
Penrose
Auckland

Part-time

  • Develop and implement engaging communications and marketing solutions
  • Provide coordination and support for key projects

We're a nationwide not for profit, with 60 years experience working alongside our community of members with neuromuscular conditions.  Our members are at the heart of everything that we do. Through living our organisational vision, mission and values we aim to have a highly engaged culture which drives success and creates a sense of belonging.

We seek an experienced communication and marketing specialist to join our team, to bring energy and expertise to our communications and marketing strategies.

It will be your role to help inform and educate members, decision-makers, health professionals, the public and our own employees, about our brand, the needs of our community and the benefits and services that we offer with a unique values-driven approach.

We are looking for positive, multi-skilled person who can combine creativity with the organisational skills to manage different projects to tight deadlines simultaneously, as well as interact with a wide range of stakeholders, generate content and manage digital platforms.

You will need to be a confident self-starter who can work cross-functionally, taking ownership for driving our communications and marketing initiatives, and providing project co-ordinator support for critical organisational projects. 

What do we have on offer?

  • An organisation with a vital purpose and a rewarding community approach
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • The chance to be a brand ambassador for a fantastic community organisation
  • The opportunity to develop initiatives and grow the role
  • The position is for 20 to 30 hours per week negotiable, and working from home some of the time is an option too!

What you will bring to us…

  • Great communications and marketing skills and experience, and your ability to understand complex issues and explain them in person and also via simple, well written articles, blog posts, fundraising letters and more.
  • Positivity - bucket loads of it, nothing fazes you and you inspire others with your cheerful personality
  • A love of connecting and engaging with people - genuine care comes naturally to you
  • Motivation and a drive to succeed
  • Service excellence - you love to provide a great experience, really listen to the needs of others, and build a loyal following
  • A team approach – able to work alongside, learn from, teach and encourage each other

If you want to work in an organisation that is all about making a difference and has a value based, community focused culture, apply today!
Send us your CV and a cover letter explaining why you’re perfect for this role to [email protected].  Interviews will take place ASAP, so don’t wait until this ad is about to expire. 

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Community Disability Advocate/Fieldworker

Muscular Dystrophy Northern Region Branch
3 William Laurie Place
Albany
Auckland

Part-time

We are looking for an energetic and supportive Fieldworker for our Northern Region. The role is to provide community-based outreach information, advocacy, and support to individuals and families living with a neuromuscular condition, assisting them to have access to opportunities and achieve their full potential.

The roles will primarily service the Auckland / North / Waikato districts. However, support for members in other districts within the Upper North Island Region may be required.

What we are looking for:

  • A tertiary qualification relevant to heath, disability, or social services.
  • Experience in a clinical, community support and/or similar role.
  • Has spent quality time with disabled people and their family and whānau through being a family member, friend, or support person.
  • In-depth knowledge of community services and the health and disability sector. Knowledge of neuromuscular conditions preferred.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a caring individual to make a real difference in your community.  You will be provided with additional training to enable you to be successful in this role.

You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police. Applicants for this position must hold NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close:  5pm, Friday 26 November, 2021.

To apply, or for more information, please email a cover letter and CV to [email protected].