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Communications and Marketing Advisor

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


  • 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.