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Marketing and Communications Coordinator
June 21, 2021
Job Description:

A bit about us
Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School celebrates a whakapapa that spans over 50 years of nurturing talented performers, designers, and craftspeople through discipline specific training . We offer 5 full-time tertiary courses that develop independent practitioners who are creators, innovators, and initiators. They are creative voices who make their own work, they are entrepreneurial, and they leave us ready to carve their own career paths in the arts. Tikanga and Mātauranga Māori are at the heart of Toi Whakaari.
The role
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator implements the strategic and operational communications, marketing and promotion for Toi Whakaari.  This position is responsible for leading marketing campaigns, publicity, digital marketing and content creation.  
The role works collaboratively with the Marketing & Communications Manager, designing and implementing marketing campaigns across student recruitment and productions at Toi Whakaari. The role is to support growth in new student numbers and to broaden our brand exposure and increase engagement.
There is always lots happening around the school so you will seek out all interesting content, catch up with students and promote what’s happening within social media posts and monthly newsletters to attract students to view the opportunities on offer.
A bit about you
You’ll be eager to contribute to the development of and take ownership of executing engaging marketing communications and campaigns to multiple target audiences across a wide range of media channels and platforms. You take the lead in data optimisation and digital marketing activity, and if something isn’t working, you’ll be looking at our analytics to change tack.  You have a knack for crafting clever content for our audience using your creative voice to draw in the crowd. You are savvy when it comes to Facebook, Instagram and twitter and you know how to get the most out of google analytics. You have an eye for detail, and you are hungry for your next challenge. You always have your ear to the ground, and you know a good story when you see one!
Ideally you will have:  

  • A tertiary qualification in Marketing or related discipline
  • Been perfecting your marketing craft for 1-2 years
  • Proven digital marketing experience.
  • Experience in a variety of marketing activities – campaign management, content marketing
  • Exceptional writing skills with a deep understanding of how to write for a specific audience and speak our brand language
  • Demonstrated commitment to embracing Te Ao Māori and the promotion of tikanga and Te Reo Māori
  • High levels of spoken and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build and nurture long term relationships with the team, students and stakeholders
  • The ability to keep across multiple project areas with a high attention to detail
  • The ability to be creative with a tight budget and strong planning and organisational abilities

Apply now  
We are reviewing applications as we go and have partnered with Kin to fill this exciting role.  If you are excited at the thought of being part of this creative team, please apply with your cover letter and CV today. Applications close as soon as we find the right person.
If you have questions before applying, please email or call 021850617 for a confidential conversation.

Applications Close:
June 28, 2021