Marketing Specialist

Marketing and Communications Specialist

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing and Communications Specialist to join this new organisation and new team. Reporting to the Director you will be the VOICE of ConCOVE.


The Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) is new initiative funded by the Government for the Construction and Infrastructure Industries. This brand-new organisation has been tasked by TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to engage with the NZ Construction & Infrastructure sector to understand their workforce needs.  The Construction and Infrastructure Industries Centre of Vocational Excellence (ConCOVE) hosted by the Manukau institute of Technology, (MIT) will be researching and recommending vocational education tools and training to meet the sectors workforce needs. We’ll be looking at career progression, technology, apprenticeships, diversity and sustainability.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing and Communications Specialist to join this new organisation and new team. Reporting to the Director you will be the VOICE of ConCOVE engaging in the planning and delivering positive engagement between ConCOVE and a wide range of employers and organisations within the NZ Construction & Infrastructure sector. This role will develop and execute key messages through a variety of channels reaching varied audiences.

There will be a lot of external engagement where you can create some magic with good news stories. show-casing ConCOVE’s research progress, and key initiatives across its five project streams: Career Framework, Disruption, Learning, Productivity, Diversity, and Sustainability. You will work closely with the Project Leads supporting them with their marketing requirements, polishing up reports and developing internal and external communications.  

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Planning
  • Brand development
  • Member acquisition
  • All digital activity (Social Media & Website) including production of assets
  • Designing presentations and events activities
  • PR and Advertising
  • Memos and Newsletters
  • Internal communications
  • Website updates and content management

We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well-connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do.   

Ka hoatu mātou he wāhi mahi haumaru ki te tāngata, he wāhi ngākau nui ki te āwhi tāngata, he wāhi manaaki, he wāhi whai pānga, he wāhi āhuru me te kaha whai i te hiranga i ngā wā katoa.

‘Oku mau ma’u ‘a e ‘ãtakai ngãue ‘oku ne fakamahu’inga’i lahi ‘a e kakai lelei ‘oku nau ‘ofeina mo tokonia ‘a e kakai kehe’, fehokotaki mo vã lelei mo e kakai’, loto tau’atãina  pea faingofua ‘a e fetu’utaki mo kinautolu’ pea nau tuiaki ke ma’u ‘a e lelei taha’ ‘i he ngãue kotoa pë ‘oku nau fakahoko’.

Matou te ofoina atu se falefaigaluega e fa’atāuaina tagata amiotonu e alolofa i nisi, ma e tele le latou feso’otaiga ma mafuataga eseese, e talia so’o se tulaga ma aga tausa’afia e tauivi mo mea sili i so’o se galuega matou te faia.

Ideally the successful applicant will bring generalist all round marketing and communication experience in a similar role and success in government or education entities to enable them to hit the ground running.

If you are ticking all the boxes and pride yourself on your effective communication, are collegial with bags of initiative and a can-do attitude and are excited about being part of the action at the forefront of Education for the Construction Industry we would love to hear from you.  

If you would like any further information please contact Alison Redfern- Daly, People and Culture.
(09) 968 8759.

Please quote our reference: 27280
Applications should be received by Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 
Enquiries may be emailed to the above or by phone to: 027 439 9001

Please note:
You must be currently available and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.