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Communications and Marketing Advisor - Graphic Design

Are you on the hunt for a Communications and Marketing role that allows you to do rewarding work supports the wellbeing of communities across the wider Wellington region? We are looking someone specialising in Graphic Design to support the visual design needs of our organization.

Nuku Ora is a charitable trust, and our vision is for everyone to be active, healthy, and happy. We understand that access to physical activity is not equitable and are advocating for this to change so everyone can access quality physical activities of their choice whether that’s through play, active recreation, sport, or active transport.   

We are looking for a Communication and Marketing Advisor specialising in Graphic Design to join our Business Team in a permanent, full-time position. This role will support the general Marketing and Communication needs for the wider organisation, with a strong focus on creating engaging and on-brand design collatoral for a variety of media.

Reporting to the Communication and Marketing Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Conceptualise the visual needs of a project and design illustrations, graphics, brochures and other collateral using adobe software.
  • Creating and delivering communication collateral that enhances the Nuku Ora brand. This includes graphic design, social media, multi-media (photo and video), and written content.
  • Executing and measuring communications and marketing campaigns that are audience-focused and drive maximum engagement.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders – including portfolio and project management and delivering collateral for key sponsorship and partnership contracts.
  • Support the marketing and communications needs across a range of community initiatives through digital and traditional media channels.

 

Key skills for the role

  • Proven graphic design experience, along with a portfolio demonstrating a keen eye for aesthetics and details that align with brand guidelines.
  • Understand the power of written and visual communications to drive behaviour change
  • Strong technical knowledge with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Office 365 suites.
  • Social media competency including knowledge of advertising and reporting
  • Knowledge of content management systems, email marketing services, or marketing automation platforms
  • Excellent attention to detail

Nuku Ora prides itself on having a fun, supportive and flexible workplace which encourages collaboration.  We are big on employee development and offer varied and challenging work.  We love to celebrate the success of our staff and connecting as a team over morning tea or a social activity. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from across communities. 

Nuku Ora is committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in learning, te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga will therefore be an advantage.   

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your applicationApplications close on Thursday 19th May at 5pm.

A position description can be obtained on our website: www.nukuora.org.nz/vacancies/. Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@nukuora.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070. Please note due to the nature of Nuku Ora’s role in the community, we have mandated COVID19 vaccinations for all positions.

 

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Healthy Active Learning Community Connector

Nuku Ora is a charitable trust, and our vision is for everyone to be active, healthy, and happy. We understand that access to physical activity is not equitable and are advocating for this to change so everyone can access quality physical activities of their choice whether that’s through play, active recreation, sport, or active transport.

Healthy Active Learning is a collaborative joint agency wellbeing initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. Healthy Active Learning supports schools and kura across Aotearoa to improve the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi through healthy eating and drinking, and quality physical activity. Nuku Ora is one of six Regional Sports Trust's selected to roll-out the regional workforce element of phase one of Healthy Active Learning. With a focus on enhancing the physical activity experiences of young people in selected primary and intermediate and kura in the Wellington region.

Nuku Ora is seeking a Healthy Active Learning Community Connector.  The Community Connector will support schools, kura and communities to identify, plan and implement opportunities for quality play, sport, and physical activity experiences for tamariki.

Developing and maintaining strong meaningful relationships with schools, kura and community providers is a critical component of this role. This will enable strong connections with the wider community such as whānau, local health and physical activity providers to ensure a connected and coordinated approach to health and wellbeing outcomes for our tamariki.

The key focus of this role is to advocate for quality school and community play, sport and physical activity experiences through sustainable opportunities and interventions. 

As the Healthy Active Learning Community Connector, you will:

  • Work in partnership with a cluster of Healthy Active Learning schools, kura and their local communities.
  • Support schools and kura to create an environment that promotes quality play, sport, and physical activity.
  • Support schools and kura to strengthen their connections with their wider community, including whānau and local health and physical activity providers.

This is a full-time fixed term role (through to 31 December 2024 with the potential for extension), with a home base at our Thorndon Quay office but involving travel across the region. There may also occasionally be work with the community outside of normal working hours.

As the Healthy Active Learning Community Connector, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification that is related to Community Development, Education and/or Sport and Recreation.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing quality play, sport and physical activity opportunities and experiences for tamaraki.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, prioritising, and completing multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines and produce quality results.
  • Experience working with schools and/or kura.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the systems, structures and operating models that underpin play, sport, and physical activity across Aotearoa.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the systems and structures that guide and influence schools and/or kura.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the community sport and education sectors interact to deliver play, sport, and physical activity opportunities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the holistic value of play, sport and physical activity and its contribution to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.
  • Knowledge of Sport New Zealand’s strategies and approaches.
  • Knowledge of the wider social and political context in which Regional Sport Trusts operate.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Treaty of Waitangi and an understanding of what it means to uphold the mana of the Treaty and its principles of partnership, protection, and participation.
  • Hold full, clean driver’s license.

Nuku Ora prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages collaboration.  We are big on employee development and offer varied and challenging work.  We love to celebrate the success of our staff, our teams, and our organisation.  We also love connecting as a team over morning tea or a social activity.  We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from across communities.  

Nuku Ora is committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in learning, te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga will therefore be an advantage.   

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application. Applications close on Monday 16th May at 5pm.

A position description can be obtained on our website: www.nukuora.org.nz/vacancies/. Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@nukuora.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070.   

Please note due to the nature of Nuku Ora’s role in the community, we have mandated COVID19 vaccinations for all positions.  

 

 

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Sports Coordinator - Wellington High School

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience
Full time, permanent position 

Wellington High School - Te Kura Tuarua ki Pukeahu is a co-educational, non-uniform secondary school in Wellington City with a roll in excess of 1400. We work collaboratively and inclusively to inspire our community of active, connected and free-thinking learners. At our core is WERO: Whānau, Excellence, Respect and Ora.

We are looking for a Sports Coordinator to join our school, from the start of June 2022. The Sports Coordinator has a key role in providing leadership and administrative support for the school's sports and activities programme. To be successful in this role, you will be someone with excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills who enjoys working with a wide range of stakeholders.

To apply go to: https://whs.schooljobs.nz/Job/Sports-Coordinator/Wellington/1543

For any enquiries contact Alison Jeffery, EA to the Leadership Team at Wellington High School on admin@whs.school.nz

Application deadline: Friday 20 May at 4pm.

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Sports Coordinator - Wellington Girls College

Wellington Girls’ College is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Sports Coordinator to
join one of Wellington’s largest school sport programmes. The permanent position is for 40 hours per week, term time only, and reports to the Director of Sport.

We are looking for a person with excellent organisational and communication skills, with great attention to detail. An ability to take initiative, work independently and multi-task is also a must. Due to the nature of the role there may be some weekend and evening work to attend events, team trials or meetings.

If you have this skill set, are passionate about sport and enjoy being part of a small
team in a professional workplace, then we would like to hear from you.
To apply go to: https://wgc.schooljobs.nz/Job/Sports-Coordinator/Wellington/1550

For any enquiries contact Jacqui Forsythe, HR manager
jacqui.forsythe@wgc.school.nz
Applications close 4pm 20 May 2022.

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Sports Coordinator - Heretaunga College

Permanent, Part-time, Term-time only

Heretaunga College is seeking a highly motivated Sports Coordinator to work Monday to Friday, 30 to 40 hours per week (negotiable) in our busy school environment, providing leadership in all areas of the sporting code.

Ability to establish and maintain positive and professional relationships and create a positive sporting experience that fosters student engagement and pride is essential.  Successful applicants will ideally have experience in working with students and with the greater community.  A police vet is essential.

Completed applications including covering letter and current CV should be addressed to Mrs Fiona Craven, Principal and emailed to: klauij@heretaunga.school.nz

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Recreation Advisor - Clubs and Schools - Upper Hutt City Council

Permanent | Full time

PLEASE APPLY VIA OUR WEBSITE: www.upperhuttcity.com/careers

  • Love being active?
  • Love working with the community?
  • Want to make a difference in people’s lives?
  • Enjoy solving complex issues, managing projects and supporting achievement across all levels of sport and recreation?

Our city is one of a kind.  Upper Hutt is recognised as a great place for families and for people who enjoy the best of the outdoors. The team at Upper Hutt City Council work together to enhance the quality of life in Upper Hutt by providing leadership, support and services to our community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about increasing physical activity and wellness within the Upper Hutt community!

The Recreation Advisor – Clubs and Schools will provide support to sports clubs, active recreation providers and schools by identifying barriers to participation, solutions to these barriers, promoting best practice and forming effective networks and relationships with all key stakeholders.   

You will provide advice and support to sports clubs and schools to help develop initiatives that will increase levels of participation and wellness.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • An active interest in sport and recreation and experience in developing and organising recreational programmes, some of which will require weekend work;
  • A passion for and understanding of the principles of community development through sport and recreation;
  • The ability to build and manage strategic stakeholder relationships;
  • The ability to develop new and innovative ways to engage the community, schools and clubs with active recreation and play;
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to multi-task in a variety of roles as directed;
  • The ability to work autonomously with a high level of initiative;
  • Excellent inter-personal, oral, and written communication skills, with the ability to relate and engage with a diverse range of people.

 

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online: www.upperhuttcity.com/careers

Applications close 9am Monday 23 May 2022.

All applications must include a cover letter, CV and a completed online Upper Hutt City Council application form.

For more information contact Brent Hayward at brent.hayward@uhcc.govt.nz

NOTE THAT YOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

It is important for applicants to know that Upper Hutt City Council currently has a Staff Vaccination Policy in place. This policy is suspended with effect Tuesday 5 April while we carry out a further risk assessment for all staff roles in light of the changing government advice and Covid risks. Depending on the outcome, this role may need to be completed by a fully vaccinated individual. We will update all shortlisted candidates as soon as this information is available.

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Healthy Families Hutt Valley Manager

Fixed term until 30 June 2026

About the role

We are looking for a new Healthy Families Hutt Valley Manager to lead the team into our next phase of Healthy Families Hutt Valley.

As the Healthy Families Hutt Valley Manager, you will lead and be part of a dedicated prevention workforce who are embedded within our local community, driving and supporting systems change across Te Awa Kairangi.

You'll contribute to building healthier environments where people live, learn, work and play.

About You

We've got some exciting mahi ahead and we need a proven leader who can build a 'systems thinking' team grounded in social innovation practice. You will lead a team with a diverse range of skillsets and mindsets with a capacity of at least 8.5FTE in the team. Working for Healthy Families Hutt Valley is a "once in a career" opportunity for you to make a real difference in our community and build on the strong foundations of Healthy Families Hutt Valley.

Applications Wednesday 25 May 2022

Please note we may review applications before the closing date and encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time.

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Director of Sport & Active Recreation - Newlands College

  • Full time, Permanent 
  • Non Teaching Position
  • Secondary (Years 9-13)

An exciting opportunity has become available to utilize your sports leadership expertise working within the passionate and vibrant education sector. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, motivated person who will lead sports and active recreation opportunities in the college; lead and inspire our students to develop their sporting abilities and skills.

Experience in leadership with an understanding and interest in NZ Secondary Schools sport and youth sports development would be an advantage but not essential. The role includes the support of a part time Sports Co-ordinator and Sports Assistant.

 Please contact the Principal for further interest and a job description.

How to apply
Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:
Fei Gao (Principal’s PA)
newcol@newlands.school.nz
(04) 4734136

Applications close Wednesday 18 May 2022, commence date is open to negotiation.

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Listing a vacancy

If you have a sport and active recreation, health, or wellbeing focused vacancy in the greater Wellington region that you would like to advertise on this page, please email the relevant details to info@nukuora.org.nz 

Remember to include the close-off date for applications.