The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) is a not for profit organization that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.
In the MHF whānau, we value ōritetanga (fairness and equity), and we encourage whānaungatanga and relationship building based on tika, pono and aroha (respect, truthfulness, compassion). We ensure our work is toitū (sustainable), and we value diversity in our people and our ideas, and are always striving to promote te pae tawhiti (innovation).
This role sits within the Marketing and Communications team, which is a highly experienced, committed and close knitteam, who also know how to have fun. Their function within MHF is to create behavioural and socialchange marketing, including campaigns like Pink Shirt Day, All Sorts, and Mental Health Awareness Week. They are united around the mahi of the MHF and good collaboration and knowledge sharing are key traits.
This role is responsible for the successful delivery of a Kaupapa Māori programme: Nōku te Ao: Like Minds Theprogramme is co-governed with a wonderful Kaupapa Māori organization, who we have a strong partnership with. This is a rewarding and innovative programme with positive outcomes for Māori at its core.
This role has 1.5 direct reports, as well as several internal and external stakeholder relationships to manage.
This Programme Lead (Team Leader) role is responsible for:
- Project Management of the entire programme
- External Promotion
- Liaising with journalists
- Building strong relationships internally and externally with stakeholders and funders
- Writing effective copy, e.g web copy, EDMs, internal and external e-panui, social media content
- Embedding Te Ao Māori perspectives into the programme
- Managment of programme budget
- Contract Reporting
- All marketing and communication tasks to further the programme
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You will have
- Strong Knowledge of Te Ao Māori
- Experience within marketing and communications roles
- Programme management experience
- Passion for ending prejudice and discrimination
- An ability to build strong relationships
- A compassionate, pragmatic and strategic mind
- A good sense of humour
- Vibrant office based in the heart of Maungawhau, Mt Eden
- Monday and Friday work from home
- Flexible working policy
- Summer hours – half day Fridays during daylight saving
- Birthday leave
- Unlimited Covid sick leave
- Individual training and development budget (up to $1000 per year)
- Regular organization –wide training opportunities
- Comprehensive onboarding including unconscious bias and te tiriti training
- Equitable salary which is reviewed annually
- The opportunity to work in a fun and supportive team
The salary band for this role is $78,000 - $88,000 and will be commensurate to the successful candidate's skills and experience for the role.
We value the expertise of people with experience of mental distress or illness, tāngata whai ora, and are an EEO employer. Rainbow and takatāpui candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply. The Mental Health Foundation actively promotes the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
If this role sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! We are reviewing candidates as they come in, so apply now.