Account Manager Corporate, Wellington

Date: 3 Jul 2024

Location: Wellington, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Account Manager Corporate, Wellington

•    Based in Wellington
•    Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication fundamentals
•    Fantastic opportunity to make a real difference

•    Fixed term to end of June 2025 


We are looking for an exceptional Account Manager to identify and create opportunities to improve outcomes for our clients. 


Working as part of the wider Client Service Delivery team, you’ll be instrumental in developing relationships with businesses and organisations across New Zealand to further support our key initiatives. 


This role works to identify opportunities for people to gain sustainable employment across the country. You’ll possess a passion for people and business to find solutions for bringing them both together.  


To achieve this, you’ll possess well developed relationship management skills, and be:


•   A proactive self-starter keen to forge relationships
•   A solutions focussed problem solver 
•   A strong communicator - ideally with experience translating information into compelling narratives 
•   An aspirational thinker with strong business acumen
•   Competent understanding how digital platforms and applications can be used to assist our clients into meaningful employment
•   Able to analyse information and negotiate favourable outcomes


Salary range: $89,622.00 - $108,622.00






How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


Closing date: 21 July 2024






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


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