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Editor

  • Join a passionate, creative team
  • Be a part of growing and dynamic not-for-profit organisation
  • Advocate for all New Zealanders to get a fair deal
  • Help redefine what it means to be a consumer in Aotearoa New Zealand

New year, new role?

We’re looking for a talented and creative Editor to join our Experience & Marketing team.

We’re excited to be growing, attracting new audiences and delivering content dynamically for today’s consumers. The Editor will plan, coordinate and revise material for publication across Consumer NZ’s channels, supporting our team of testers, investigators and researchers in delivering relevant, high-quality content that engages existing audiences and attracts new ones.

Does this sound like exciting and energising opportunity for you?

Match your skills and experience to the role

As the Editor, you’ll:

  • coordinate writers, testers, researchers and designers to assist in the creation of exceptional, informative and engaging content
  • contribute to story ideas and ensures all content aligns with our target audience and strategic themes.
  • work with the key senior staff to decide which content ideas should progress in order to meet objectives
  • manage a regular flow of content and coordinate online and print publishing cycles to ensure deadlines are met, content is verified and excellence is maintained
  • revise and edit all content for the CNZ website, ensuring the interesting angle of the story is identified and focussed on and suggesting improvements where necessary
  • revise and edit all content for Consumer magazine, proofing final layouts and checking content for accuracy and errors
  • maintain close communication with the writing team, advising them on their content pieces and educating them on best practices

To do this, you will have outstanding content writing and editing skills with meticulous attention to detail. Your highly developed organisation skills will mean you effectively prioritise workloads and manage multiple projects at the same time, always meeting your deadlines.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm for this role, we’d love to hear from you.

What we do

Our mission is to understand the changing consumer landscape and help more people in Aotearoa navigate it with confidence. We advocate for consumers by:

  • Testing products and services, and recommending which we think are best
  • Investigating issues we think consumers need to know more about
  • Mystery shopping and surveying to keep businesses honest
  • Advising about their rights and how to exercise them
  • Campaigning to get laws and regulations changed to benefit consumers
  • Recommending businesses you can trust

How to apply

This Wellington-based role needs you to be in New Zealand already and eligible to work here.

Salary Range $75K-$85K

Applications close 10am Wed 25th January.

If you’re feeling excited about this role, apply to vacancy@consumer.org.nz. Include a cover letter setting out how you’re a great fit for this role