20 hours per week
Location flexible within New Zealand

We are seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating DPA’s day-to-day communication activities across our digital channels, including our website and social media platforms.

The Digital Communications Coordinator will ensure our audience is kept up to date with DPA’s work and information relevant to our community.

The skills and experience required for the job include:

  • experience in content management for websites
  • good understanding of all major social media platforms, such as, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and MailChimp
  • technical experience in designing content for a range of digital platforms using relevant design tools for design, video editing, and captioning
  • collaborative and consultative approach with the ability to understand and respond to feedback
  • proficient writing and proof-reading skills and attention to detail.

We are keen to hear from people who, in addition to the skills and experience required for the job, also have:

  • understanding of and commitment to a disability rights approach 
  • knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the United Nations Convention on the Right of Persons with Disability, and
  • personal experience of disability and/or identifies as a disabled person. 

Job description: DPA Digital Communications Coordinator job description [Word].

About the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) NZ

As a pan-impairment disabled people’s organisation (DPO), we work closely with our members and the wider disability community with the collective aim of creating systemic change for the equity of disabled people.

We are a small, vibrant, and enthusiastic team of predominantly disabled people from across Aotearoa New Zealand. Along with our supportive work environment, our team also benefits from working flexible hours and access to disability leave.

Applying for a position at DPA

DPA is an organisation committed to employing disabled people. We encourage applications from people who also identify as Māori, Pacifica, former refugee, migrant, and rainbow.

Your application should include a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the job requirements and a CV.

We will be considering applications as we receive them and may proceed with interviews before the closing date. Interviews will also include a skills assessment.

DPA are committed to making our application and interview processes accessible to everyone so if you require an alternative method of applying, please let us know.

To apply for this role or find out more, please email our Chief Executive, Mojo Mathers at chiefexecutive@dpa.org.nz.

Applications will be processed as they are received and close 5pm, Friday 9 February 2024