New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Public Affairs and Research Officer

  • Are you an experienced Public Affairs professional looking for a new challenge?
  • Would you like to help to represent New Zealand in Malaysia?

The New Zealand High Commission in Kuala Lumpur is seeking a Public Affairs and Research Officer to help advance and support New Zealand’s interests.

In this busy position, you will help to identify and develop strategies for public and profile-raising events and functions that promote New Zealand’s interests.  You will also support the Post’s engagement with media, government officials, local contacts and the business sector and be responsible for conducting research and analysis, and preparing reports.

Your excellent organisational skills and ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stake holders, will be key to your success.  Strong written and oral English and local language communication skills and ability in research and critical analysis are also required.  Experience in a public affairs or media role would be an advantage.

Annual starting salary will be dependent upon skills and experience.  Part time work option is available.

If this sounds like you, please download the application form and full position description, and for more information on the New Zealand High Commission in Kuala Lumpur please see our website.  All applications must be made in English.

The application form, and a covering letter of no more than two pages, setting out why you are applying for the position and examples of how you meet the job criteria together with a non-returnable CV should be emailed to .

Applications must to be received by 27 June 2014.

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