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Exciting opportunity to join the Squash NZ team!

Squash New Zealand is looking to employ a full-time Communications & Support Manager to build the profile, inclusiveness of squash to current participants and new audiences throughout the country.

About the business

Squash New Zealand is the national governing body for Squash in New Zealand.  Our purpose is to make squash a healthy and enjoyable choice for a growing number of New Zealanders and to advance squash successes on the international stage.

 

About the role

Reporting to the CEO, the Communications & Support Manager is responsible for the successful planning and creation of engaging, informative and relevant editorial and digital media content relating to all aspects of squash throughout New Zealand (participation, events and high performance).  The role is Auckland based but some national travel will be required to attend key events (4-6 a year).  The successful candidate will be positive, proactive and have the skills and drive to work in partnership with squash districts, clubs and the wider squash community to increase the visibility of squash in New Zealand

 

Benefits and perks

Great office environment (one of several National Sports Organisations based AUT Millennium Centre)
Part of the leadership team
A key role to play in the success of the organisation
On-site gym with discounts

 

Ideal skills and attributes:

Experience in managing proactive and reactive multi-channel communications programmes
Sound knowledge in the use of traditional, digital and event media platforms
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
Initiative to identify and seize opportunities, select appropriate content and manage the messaging to achieve results and manage stakeholders needs
Knowledge of the game of Squash and an interest in its growth and profile
Ability to communicate effectively with squash staff, volunteers and other stakeholders in the game  

 

The full job description can be found here.  For additional information please contact Jamie Tong on 021 333-073.To apply for the Communications & Support Manager role please send a resume and a one-page cover letter by email to Jamie Tong, Chief Executive - jamie@squashnz.co.nz.  Applications close Monday 3 November 2019 and interviews will be held 11th or 12th of November.

 

 


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