Content & Communications Executive

About us


The National Foundation for the Deaf promotes the rights, interests, and welfare of over 880,000+ New Zealanders with hearing loss, supported by a highly regarded membership base of consumer and professional hearing-health organisations.

The Foundation's vision is a world where hearing and listening is valued; the consequences of hearing loss are understood; people with hearing disorders and disability can lead fulfilling lives; and the impact of hearing loss is reduced through access to treatments, technology, and social support.

About the Role


The Content & Communications Executive role is exciting and highly creative, with a lot of variety.  You will live and breathe social media and be an exceptional & savvy storyteller. Your written and verbal communication skills are second to none, along with your accuracy. Your core responsibility is everything “social media”, along with writing content for our Hearing Matters Magazine, our blog, eDM’s and a wide range of other communication projects.  You will be an integral part of the Digital & Communications team, reporting through to the Digital & Communications Manager. 

This role would suit someone who is looking for their next challenge and looking to showcase their marketing and communication skills.  You will need to be able to hit the ground running, be extremely self-motivated, along with being ideas-driven.  You will have the ability to connect and foster relationships with a wide range of people, including our Deaf & hard of hearing community.  

This role is permanent/fulltime 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  We pride ourselves on being flexible, so there is the option to work from home two days per week or work fully from our Parnell offices.


To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing social media content for a brand

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience  

  • Extensive knowledge of digital and traditional marketing

  • Create all published content including video, overseeing design to ensure there is consistency across all channels

  • Exceptional copywriting expertise with proven experience across a variety of platforms e.g. social media, eDM, print and digital, blogs

  • Execute day-to-day activities, including research, planning and implementation and evaluation of social media activities.

  • Managed paid media campaigns across all social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram, eDMs/newsletters.

  • Proven experience in a similar role, with excellent communication skills and high attention to detail.

  • An original portfolio of writing work, which can be provided at the interview stage.


Be part of a charity and team that is passionate about their community and driven to making a change for the generations to come.


 Applicants for this position must have the right to work in New Zealand.

Sound like you? Please email your CV and a cover letter to

Address: Level 1, 149-155 Parnell Road,

Parnell, Auckland, 1152

PO Box 37729 Parnell, Auckland 1151, New Zealand

Phone: 09 307 2922 or 0800 867 446 


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