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New Zealand & Government Relations Advisor

  • Full time, Permanent role
  • Based in Wellington
  • Take the next step in your career

New Zealand is the ultimate tourist destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to make sure that the world knows it. We do this by developing and implementing strategies to market New Zealand as a tourism destination internationally. Our mission is to enrich New Zealand by growing the contribution international visitors for the benefit of the New Zealand economy.

This is achieved by developing and implementing marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies working co-operatively with our global partners and government and industry in New Zealand. Through our destination readiness work we collaborate to ensure tourism provides long term benefits to New Zealand and our communities.

What will you be doing

This is a pivotal new role in our New Zealand and Government Relations team where you will be required to gather and analyse information to assist with the planning, development and reviewing of our tourism strategies and our destination readiness activities. You will support the leadership team with key stakeholders on key workstreams, and support the development and implementation of our plans by delivering case studies, briefing materials, engagement plans, communications materials and by ensuring the right insights enable great decisions.

What we want from you

We need someone who has a relevant tertiary qualification in commerce, communications or marketing with around 2-3 years experience, ideally within a government organisation and/or a politically sensitive environment.  You will need exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills (both written and verbal) as you will be required to prepare correspondence and briefing papers on key topics, and you will be comfortable analysing and building recommendations from complex data.

Sounds like you?

 If have a passion for Tourism and drive to learn, then this could be the role for you.  This is a great opportunity to be engaged in leading edge work and become part of a fun, global team with shared goals of enriching New Zealand, but also, it’s a chance to further grow and develop your skills.

To view a position description and to apply for this role, please go to our careers page on our corporate website www.tourismnewzealand.com and send us your CV and cover letter by clicking Apply Now!

Closing date: Thursday 22nd November 

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