Looking for a unique opportunity to work in the field of Social Responsibility, helping to make a meaningful difference to the lives of people across Oceania through football? This could be the role for you!

Reporting to the Media and Communications Manager, you’ll take charge of telling the stories of the social responsibility work being done by the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC), it’s Member Associations and donors and help showcase the impact and positive outcomes being achieved.

Working out of the brand-new Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa in St Johns, Auckland, you’ll be part of a dynamic team and work closely with Member Associations and staff based across the Pacific, as well as OFC’s external partners.

About the OFC

Responsible for the development and organisation of football across the South Pacific, the OFC is currently made up of 11 Member Associations and 2 Associate Members, which it supports through a variety of means.

As well as organising regional qualifiers for all FIFA World Cup tournaments, the OFC provides educational expertise to help guide the development of football across all levels from grassroots to elite, while also catering for a range of different roles from coaches and referees to sports administrators.

About the role

The right candidate will be an excellent writer who is comfortable working to deadlines and in a team environment, while you’ll also need to have marketing skills and a solid grasp of the ever-evolving world of social media.

A love of working with people from different cultures and backgrounds is a must, and occasional travel will be part of this role.

You’ll have a proven track record of: Published writing, past journalism, marketing or comms/PR work, experience dealing with agencies, understanding of social media and ability to write compelling stories.

A relevant qualification in a journalism or a communications-related discipline is preferred, but not essential. Some overseas travel maybe required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Hybrid working style with 2 days’ work from home
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Supportive team members and on the job training

The Next Steps: 

Please email a cover letter attached to your resume to [email protected]. Your cover letter should highlight your specific qualifications and recent experiences that are relevant to the role and provide answers to the following questions:

  1. How many years of experience do you have as a Media & Communications Officer?
  2. What is your expected base salary?
  3. What is your notice period?

Please note – Applications will close on 18th February 2023. The closing date is subject to change without notifications. Active candidate shortlisting will take place during the advertised vacancy period.