Digital Change & Innovation Lead (Fixed Term)

This is a huge opportunity for an ambitious Change Manager who wants to help us shape our digital roadmap for the NZ Herald.
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We’re looking for a Digital Change & Innovation Lead, an exciting new role responsible for driving development of change strategy for the newsroom. The successful candidate will lead NZME to develop, deliver and drive the editorial digital innovation capability.

With a sophisticated grasp of digital development, you'll be bursting with ideas for growing our digital strategy and have a strong understanding of how to deliver quality content and journalism to our audiences.

This is a senior position, with a competitive salary and room to grow. You’ll be an important member of the Editorial Leadership team, with creative input into a fast-growing and innovative digital service that has provided a vital new source of support for our journalism. You’ll collaborate with colleagues in digital product and customer teams, journalists and trainers to deliver on our business priorities.

The position requires someone who is comfortable with the daily demands of a busy newsroom and can pivot to the digital side of the business, and who possesses a broad range of skills. You’ll bring 5+ years’ of experience in change management in large corporates and 5+ years in a digital role. Experience in a publishing or newsroom environment would be highly beneficial, including competency of how journalism makes audiences tick. You’ll have proven knowledge of formal change methodologies and frameworks and have the analytical skills to support change adoption measurement.

If you’re an innovative Change Manager looking for an ambitious new challenge, apply with your CV and a cover letter telling us why you want to join the country’s best newsroom.  

Applicants must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Workplace & Culture

You are free to be yourself at NZME. We are Rainbow Tick certified and a proud member of Diversity Works.

NZME's workplace & culture is also based on our Purpose to keep Kiwis in the know. We deliver news, entertainment and information to Kiwis everyday.

We deliver our Purpose through our Values – being Curious, Confident and Connected. Our values make us who we are - they’re the stuff of our DNA and make us unique and different. Our Values express how we do things. 

The promise to keep our audiences in the know is a powerful commitment to make, but one we’re already delivering on every day.

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