Senior Corporate Affairs Advisor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Communications
  • Business Group:People and Communications
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FBC/26233
  • Closing Date:28 May 2022


About us
Fletcher Building is one of New Zealand’s largest business’, Dual listed on the NZX and ASX we employ over 14,000 people across 30 different businesses in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We operate across the full construction value chain. This means if it’s got something to do with building and construction, we probably do it. We extract resources which form the foundations of our society. We make building products like GIB® and Pink® Batts® that make homes safe and warm. We build homes, commercial buildings and the infrastructure that creates communities, plus, we also run retail businesses, PlaceMakers and Mico. We’re innovating retirement living and leading the way in sustainable building products and solutions.
It’s a busy performance led business and the Group Corporate Affairs Team is responsible for telling the stories of Fletcher Building to build its reputation as one of New Zealand’s most well-known companies.

About the role
We are looking for a rockstar Senior Corporate Affairs Advisor to join our Corporate Affairs team. Spanning 30 businesses, multiple stakeholders, and diverse subject matter, this is not a role for the faint of heart, however it is a role for someone wanting to turn the notch up on their career by honing their broad set of skills and receiving on the job training to become a first-class corporate affairs specialist.
This role covers the full communications spectrum, so we are looking for a communicator who can seamlessly integrate internal and external comms strategies, develop positive and carefully nuanced messages and one who understands it’s less about us and more about our audiences.  You will appreciate the important role building the profile of Fletcher Building and its leadership has to the long-term success of the business.
External experience is required allowing you to slot into our  day-to-day media management requirements. Additionally, you’ll be adept at creating experiences that engage and inspire our diverse community of employees by connecting them to our company purpose and values and ensuring they understand Fletcher’s vision, strategy and performance objectives.

About you
You’ll be a curious and energetic self-starter who brings creativity, dynamism and storytelling skills to every project. You’ll have the fortitude to think on your feet and quickly pivot direction as priorities change.
You will possess a thorough understanding of the complexities of communicating to large and diverse audience groups and be able to navigate your way through ambiguity to come up with sound communication decisions.
Most importantly you will understand comms instinctively, that fundamentally it is about building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with all your stakeholders. You will be a trusted advisor who is able to impart your knowledge to get the right result for the business.

What we offer
We offer, a high-energy environment where you can enjoy collaborating and adding your creative ideas to the mix.  You will be joining a driven and highly capable team. We offer free car-parking, a flexible hybrid working model including days in the office and days at home, a staff discount card at PlaceMakers and Mico Plumbing, an opportunity to join our company share scheme, fuel discounts and, access to our Employee Education Fund.

If this sounds like you, click Apply Now or contact Mereula Nacewa on 021727166 for more info.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.