Engagement Manager – Te Korowai o Waiheke Trust – Waiheke Island

Website Te Korowai o Waiheke Trust

Experienced professional sought for world-first project. Te Korowai o Waiheke Trust is seeking a community and stakeholder engagement specialist to establish, manage and deliver a high-touch engagement programme for the eradication of rats and mustelids from Waiheke Island.

Towards a Predator-Free Waiheke

Te Korowai o Waiheke has been initiated and driven by the Waiheke Community. It aims to create the world’s first predator-free, populated island close to a major city, by eradicating mustelids and rats over then next 5-7 years. The project is funded by Auckland Council, Predator Free 2050 Ltd and Foundation North, and has a large number of stakeholders, including the local community.

The role

The purpose of the role is to design, integrate and manage a sustained stakeholder and community engagement programme to build support, engagement and commitment to the eradication of mustelids and rats from Waiheke Island. The project requires high-touch engagement, so that landowners/occupiers are informed, permission is gained to use eradication tools on their land, and feedback is ongoing. The successful candidate will be strategic, creative, and have excellent communication skills and experience in social change. You will be highly personable with the ability to relate to people of all backgrounds.

Please see the Job Description for more information available from ljassociates@xtra.co.nz

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 25th February 2019.


To apply for this job email your details to ljassociates@xtra.co.nz.