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Communication and Digital Coordinator

Position Title: Communication and Digital Coordinator 
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer 

National Aquatic Centre 
14 Antares Place

Mairangi Bay 

Position Type: Full-time (generally Mon – Fri but weekend and evening work will be required from time-to-time and during events).

People Contacts: This position has no direct reports

Full Job Description: Click here

Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) is the governing body of swimming in NZ and is responsible for the development, growth and leadership of the sport from grassroots to high performance.

SNZ’s Vision is “inspirational swimmers, exciting the nation through exceptional results” and our Purpose is “to promote and grow swimming for sport, fitness and safety for all kiwis”.

To help us achieve our vision and purpose, we are now seeking an exceptional Communication and Digital Coordinator who will be tasked with designing and delivering the organisations communications, digital and media strategies.

These strategies will be focused around building the profile, exposure and inclusiveness of SNZ to over 18,000 SNZ members and attracting new audiences throughout the country via both traditional and digital media and other communication platforms.

The Communication and Digital Coordinator will also be tasked with building awareness and engagement with the SNZ brand and increasing the overall profile of SNZ’s high performance and Para swimming programmes.

The role will include liaising with the NZOC, local and international media outlets in accordance with events and organisational news. Assisting SNZ’s Head of Participation and Events Manager to activate and leverage our commercial partnerships will also be a key aspect of the role.

The successful applicant will have a high level of experience in communication, digital and/or media roles; strong presentation skills, creative flair and attention to detail; be highly organised and motivated to achieve success; demonstrate the ability to use their own initiative and work unsupervised; and ideally, but not essential, have a very good understanding of Swimming and the wider NZ sporting sector.

Intermediate full Adobe design suite and videography/photography skills desirable. This is a hands-on role that will require the successful candidate to take an active role in the delivery of successful communication initiatives including athlete and fan engagement and event delivery.