Monday, 9th July, 2018

For the past 70 years, the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce has offered support and advice to businesses and organisations in the region. We are a not-for-profit business membership association here to promote, support and encourage sustainable, profitable business growth.

We are now looking for an experienced communications and administration professional to join the team in this newly created role.

This position reports to the Chief Executive and will work alongside a small team of experienced and dedicated professionals in Marlborough and Nelson.

This role is responsible for supporting the Communications Manager to advise and deliver informed, specialist external communications with a particular focus on raising the profile of the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce and keeping our members, public and stakeholders connected and informed.

Equally important will be building strong relationships with our teams and committees to develop communication that supports the implementation of regional projects and initiatives.

The role is varied, hands-on and also covers digital administrative support, event co-ordination and office management responsibilities.

To be successful:

  • This is a key role in our office so it's essential you are flexible, task focused and tech savvy. You will have a creative spark and be able to anticipate people's needs to develop solutions to issues.
  • You will have well-developed networking and influencing skills, as well as strong expertise in communication execution, and solid administration experience.
  • Ideally you will have extensive hands-on experience in this area.
  • Most of all, you would need to be passionate about joining an organisation to support and inspire business vitality and success in the Marlborough region.

This is a permanent position, 24 hours per week worked Tuesday to Friday.

See our job listing here with application instructions.

Get in touch and apply now! Applications close 20 July.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.