Marketing and Communications Partner

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Jul 2022

Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education and Te Kaupeka Oranga | Faculty of Health

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position
  • Fantastic benefits including generous annual leave provision

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!
He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Marketing and Communications Partner? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Ōu Pūmanawa Tangata - The UC team

The mahi undertaken with UC's Strategic Vision to align Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education and Te Kaupeka Oranga | Faculty of Health, is the catalyst for positive changes for UC's whānau.  With these changes we are future focused, and committed to creating an environment where everyone displays Ngā Uara | Our Values - Utu | reciprocity and balance; Tika | doing what is right, maintaining high standards; Pono | honesty; integrity and Aroha | respect and empathy. We use our Ngā Uara to guide our processes and practices, alongside expertise and strategic organisational relationships.  

UC's strategic objectives see us focusing on people capability, employee experiences and wellbeing for staff, which we are confident will result in enhancing our overall organisational culture.

What is it like to be a UC Marketing expert?

The Marketing and Communications Partner provides operational and strategic advice and services to both Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education and Te Kaupeka Oranga | Faculty of Health in collaboration with the Marketing team, including development and implementation of marketing strategies and activities that expand the profile and brand awareness of each Faculty in line with the University's strategy. You will contribute your marketing and communications expertise to showcase both Faculties' teaching and research offerings, focusing on attracting quality ākonga | students to undergraduate and postgraduate study options. You will also lead external and internal events that lift the profile of UC and the Faculties and strategically connect with our most important audiences.

We are a large and complex organisation, so no two-days are the same!  Supported by the Faculty's Operations Manager and working alongside the Marketing team, build trusted relationships and work collaboratively, to deliver a consistent and powerful UC brand experience.

Tell us what you can bring to our UC whānau

We are looking for someone with diverse marketing and communication experience, with passion and innovation to accurately hit the university's target markets . So, we are interested to hear what YOU can bring to our Faculties and wider UC whānau. Tell us your strengths, areas of expertise, your drive, motivation and what you can contribute.

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Supportive working environment
  • Generous annual leave provisions and competitive salary
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite café's and eateries, and much more.

For more information please visit: and

The closing date for this position is: 1 July 2022 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed after the close date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Please click "Apply" and include a cover letter and resume.

We do not accept applications by email, however, we are happy to answer any queries at

This role requires that you are, and remain, fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any periodic boosters required by law or required to obtain a My Vaccine Pass), during your employment with the University of Canterbury.

Due to current border restrictions, you must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand, then you may also be considered.


Job Details
Reference # 10532
Posted on 27 Jun 2022
Closes on 01 Jul 2022 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Communications, Marketing
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
More details (document) PD MarketingCommsPartner.pdf
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