Job Vacancy

Area Manager - Thames Ward

Strategy & Governance
Area Manager - Thames Ward
Closing Date
29 January 2021 05:00 PM
  • Lead, engage and advocate for sustainable community development
  • Drive improvements and make a real impact for Thames
  • Work in a flexible, community-focused organisation in the beautiful Coromandel.

About the role

Our organisation is on journey towards a vision of Thames as a confident and vibrant community to live, work and play, and we are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Area Manager to enable Council to deliver their part of the picture in our Thames ward.

This role sits within the Strategy and Governance team and is focussed on delivering productive relationships across communities and Council.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the liaison between Thames Community Board, community groups and Council
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with a wide range of community groups and supporting the groups to be sustainable and self-empowering
  • Leading the development of community plans, including engagement with communities and Council
  • High quality project delivery, in line with agreed processes and Council standards
  • Support for consultation led by other areas of Council.

About you

This is a role for a confident and engaging public relations professional. Familiarity with the local government world, along with a solutions-focused approach, will be essential to success in this role. We need someone who can provide value at the strategic level and is equally comfortable sitting down with our local community partners to truly understand their needs.  

You’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Experience in high profile public relations environment, including managing community consultation processes
  • Extensive experience in the development, management and delivery of key strategic initiatives
  • A strong communicator with a collaborative approach
  • Confident and capable in building sustainable relationships and partnerships at all levels. 

Are you ready to make an impact? Live, Work and Play in the Coromandel…

At TCDC we want to help you be the best ‘you’ that you can be. Our culture, based around accountability and trust, empowers our team to achieve outcomes they didn’t think possible.

  • We are dedicated to building an inclusive team culture where employees can do their best work
  • We welcome diverse perspectives and people who have the courage to challenge assumptions
  • We thrive on agility, promote flexibility, operate on trust and expect high performance.

We want all who join our team to realise and reach their individual potential and take ownership of collective organisational outcomes. When everyone’s in, everyone wins!

To apply

To find out more, check out the Job Description

Send us your CV and a cover letter to apply .

Applications close 29th January 2021 at 5.00pm


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