Strategic Communications Manager - Healthy Families WRR
Permanent - 40 hours per week
Applications close:  5pm, 31st October 2018

Healthy Families NZ is a large-scale initiative that brings together community leadership in a united effort for better health.   It's about thinking bigger, activating leadership at all levels, and driving innovation to create health promoting environments where we spend our time; from our schools and workplaces, to sports clubs, marae and other community settings.  The Whanganui Rangitīkei Ruapehu (WRR) rohe is one of 10 Healthy Families NZ locations throughout the country with a combined potential impact in the lives of over a million New Zealanders. Te Oranganui has been contracted by the Ministry of Health to lead the Healthy Families NZ kaupapa within the Whanganui, Rangitīkei, Ruapehu District since 2014.


We are currently seeking a communications professional experienced in the design, development and delivery of strategic communications activities that enhance and accelerate leadership, driving and supporting system-level change.


The Ideal applicant is:

  • Skilled at meeting the communication needs of a range of diverse audiences and stakeholders.

  • Efficient and able to turn community level action into compelling stories of impact and success.

  • Skilled in utilising a range of storytelling tools (and formats) producing various forms of media (video, photography, social) that inspire change or accelerate impact.

  • Able to think at a strategic level, holding a strong awareness of the value of strategic storytelling.

  • An experienced relationship manager, who is able to communicate their message in a clear and compelling way, in a variety of different contexts and settings.

  • A politically savvy operator who can navigate the political context efficiently and identify risks and opportunities.

For more information or apply online please click below.

Whanganui Campus
57 Campbell Street, 
Tel (06) 349 0007