28 October 2020

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Seeking a food communications consultant – unique and exciting opportunity

Fixed-term maternity cover – approx. 22-25hrs per week

Do you have a passion for food, health and communications? Network Communication has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join its FoodGroup team.

We’re looking for an expert food and nutrition communicator to fill an Account Manager role, with at least two years’ experience in a communications role within the nutrition or food industries. The successful applicant will be a strategic thinker and have the ability to lead projects for a range of clients, largely within the food sector.

The Network FoodGroup is a specialist team of communicators, foodies, nutritionists, dietitians and public health experts, who are experienced in leading food and nutrition campaigns that help to inform attitudes, build awareness and encourage action.

·         Applicants must hold a relevant tertiary qualification and have specialist experience in food, nutrition and/or health communications. Additional qualifications in nutrition or food marketing would be ideal.

·         You must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of health and nutrition issues in New Zealand and have well-established professional networks relevant to the food and nutrition sector.

·         The ability to communicate clearly and effectively across a range of communication channels is essential, as is the ability to balance multiple projects across tight time frames.

·         Previous experience within food industry and communications is preferred. This position is not suited to a new graduate. 

·         Applicants must value and display initiative, be an ideas person, and enjoy being part of a fun but hard-working team.

If you are ready to join a dynamic team that delivers award-winning results for some of the country’s leading food companies, we want to hear from you. This is a great opportunity for someone poised to take their career up a gear.

Applicants should email their CV along with a covering letter to Emma Cameron, Account Director and Head of FoodGroup, emma.cameron@networkcommunication.co.nz for further information or to arrange a confidential discussion. A position description is available on request.

Applicants must have a valid NZ work visa.

·         Position is a 12-month fixed-term maternity cover, with a start-date in late Jan - early February 2021.

·         The role is approximately 22-25hrs per week based in central Auckland, with the potential for additional hours based on business requirements and growth.

·         Applications close 20 November 2020.