Communication and Engagement Opportunities

Want to be part of the buzz?


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Fresh year, fresh start. We’re on the hunt for enthusiastic and energetic people to join our fast-paced and exciting communication and engagement team at Hamilton City Council.

Our great river city is buzzing. We are growing fast and with the biggest ever capital spend planned for the city, we are embracing new initiatives that make a difference to our community.

We’re all about connecting our community and our council. It’s about making sure our community are not only aware of what’s going on in their city but giving them the opportunity to be part of it.

Here’s where you come in. We’re after people that can help tell our stories, to drive genuine community and stakeholder engagement and to have some fun along the way. You’ll need to be a team player, have a positive attitude and of course have proven experience in a wide range of communication areas.

We’ve changed our approach to communication and engagement and to make this happen we are recruiting for the following positions:

  • Communication and Engagement Team Leader – Best in Business
  • Communication and Engagement Team Leader – Great River City
  • Communication and Engagement Advisor – Best in Business
  • Internal Communication and Engagement Advisor
  • Digital Communication Specialist – Social and Content
  • Events Coordinator.

Further information and position descriptions can be found on our careers website at You are more than welcome to apply for more than one position and can indicate this in the online application form.


There’s no doubt it’s an exciting time for Hamilton.

Want to be part of it?

Apply now – we’d love to hear from you!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice background check.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: AKAN957204

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Friday, 1 February 2019



Permanent Full Time

Job no: AKAN957204

Location: Hamilton City

Closing Date: Friday, 1 February 2019