Work for us

REA is a strong organisation with an exciting future. We are based in Wellington, and we employ more than 50 people across a range of roles. We are all 100% committed to supporting a real estate sector in which people confidently engage in fair transactions with trusted real estate professionals.

Our values

We are professional

We act with integrity. We respect each other and those we interact with. We take responsibility and hold ourselves and others to account.

We are proactive

We are energetic, courageous and committed. We use innovation and expertise to improve New Zealand’s real estate industry.

Our people matter

We build strong and positive relationships with the people we work with. We develop our people and share our combined expertise to create outcomes we are proud of.

Intermediate or Senior Education and Insights Advisor

The Role

Make a difference for New Zealanders in the dynamic property market! This exciting role provides advice on and supports REA’s education programme which includes our Continuing Professional Development programme and Qualifications. You’ll be engaging with education stakeholders and gaining insights on the needs of diverse communities (both licensed real estate professionals and consumers) and collaborating with other REA business units to identify and develop industry information and guidance.

About You

You’ll be experienced in supporting the development and implementation of adult education programmes or training, with proven skills in vendor management and relationships,  information and data analysis, written communication and report writing.

As the first point of contact for our education suppliers and contractors, you’ll also have great relationship skills with demonstrated ability to provide influence and sound advice to senior-level stakeholders as well as experience working across organisations.

You will also have experience analysing data and evidence sourced from, surveys or other research to provide insights and advice to support the development of guidance and information.

It’s a plus if you’ve had public service regulatory experience.

We are open to considering candidates working at an intermediate or senior level. To operate as a senior, you’ll be a highly skilled advisor with vast experience in providing advice and influencing senior level stakeholders on our education programme design and strategy. You will be comfortable independently taking the lead on initiatives, undertaking quality assurance assessments and managing the performance of external suppliers.

Benefits

The REA team is welcoming, super friendly, collaborative and committed to making a difference for New Zealand. 

This role is available to work flexibly, this may include remote working, some days working from home or reduced hours to support your work-life balance. Our office is based in Wellington CBD, and if you are working remotely, you will be required to come into our office  on a regular basis.

You can expect rewarding and complex work in an exciting sector that is critical to New Zealand. A commitment to staff professional development, well-being and an active social club are among the many benefits of joining the REA team!

Apply now!

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow REA’s education programme meeting the needs of diverse communities.

For more information contact Jessica McMillan on 027 517 8604 or email recruitment@rea.govt.nz  

To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and a completed application form to recruitment@rea.govt.nz

Applications are currently open.

Please note, you must have a legal right to work in New Zealand. Successful appointment is conditional upon police vetting and qualification checks.

Regulatory Services Administrator - Complaints Assessment Committees

The role

This position supports and helps coordinate the Complaints Assessment Committees (CAC) who consider serious complaints against real estate professionals. This is an ideal introduction to a modern regulatory environment. You’ll be:

  • Coordinating the end-to-end processes of complaints about real estate agents
  • Providing administration support to Complaints Assessment Committees
  • Keeping parties up to date with the progress of their complaints
  • Working in a small team of 4 and alongside a team of investigators

About you

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about providing great customer service and has fantastic organisational skills. Our workload is varied, so it’s important you’re able to prioritise tasks and communicate clearly with your teammates, and parties to your cases.

A university qualification is desirable to help you to quickly gain knowledge of the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 and related regulations.

An understanding of legal, regulatory or compliance functions would be an advantage but is not essential.

Benefits

REA’s people are welcoming, collaborative and committed to making a difference for New Zealand.  You can expect rewarding and complex work in a sector that is critical to New Zealand. A central Wellington CBD location, commitment to staff professional development, and an active social club are some of the benefits of joining the REA team.

Apply now!

This is an exciting opportunity work in a dynamic team and support diverse New Zealanders to achieve good outcomes in the real estate sector.

For more information contact Jessica McMillan on 027 517 8604 or email recruitment@rea.govt.nz. To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and a completed application form to recruitment@rea.govt.nz

Applications are currently open.

Please note, you must have a legal right to work in New Zealand. Successful appointment is conditional upon police vetting and qualification checks.

Communications Advisor                                                                                           

Varied role across channels

  • Promote high standards of professionalism in real estate
  • Opportunity to develop your skills

Are you looking for a broad and varied role where you can develop your communications and marketing skills across a range of channels? This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming communications advisor to provide support across content writing, internal communications, digital marketing and raising awareness of REA and its services. We’re also open to a more experienced professional that is seeking a part-time/return to work arrangement. You can expect rewarding and complex work in an exciting sector that is critical to New Zealand.

Writing for channels will be a key strength and you’ll have the opportunity to both champion REA’s reputation as the effective independent government regulator of the dynamic and high-profile New Zealand real estate industry and help guide Kiwis through home buying and selling via the settled.govt.nz website and social media channels.

What you will do

In this role you will:

  • Create engaging and informative content for a range of channels
  • Help maintain the performance of rea.govt.nz and settled.govt.nz including content management and editing
  • Support the development of a diverse range of tools, resources and videos
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate campaigns and initiatives and other awareness raising activities
  • Provide support for a range of internal communications activities including the intranet and supporting the correct use of the REA and settled.govt.nz brands
  • Support the delivery of the social media strategy and plan

What you will bring

You will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in communications, marketing and digital marketing
  • Experience with a range of tools including web content management and email marketing systems and online survey tools
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent writing skills, a master of plain English and the ability to tailor for different audiences
  • A highly proactive approach and the ability to build positive relationships with people at all levels

Benefits

  • Four weeks’ annual leave plus another three REA leave days
  • Flexible working arrangements including potential for part-time
  • Highly collegial team providing great opportunity to grow and develop
  • A flat structure with opportunity to work with people right across the organisation

Apply now!

This is an exciting opportunity work in a dynamic team and support diverse New Zealanders to achieve good outcomes in the real estate sector.

Please apply via Seek by 6 June 2022.

Media and Engagement Advisor                                                                                             
  • Varied role across stakeholder engagement and media
  • Promote high standards of professionalism in real estate
  • Opportunity to grow and develop your skills

Use your excellent writing skills and attention to detail to contribute to the successful delivery of REA’s media relations and stakeholder engagement strategies and champion REA’s reputation as the effective independent government regulator of the New Zealand real estate industry.

This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming media and stakeholder professional to help manage media interest, raise REA’s profile and work on wider engagement activities with key stakeholders, to educate and protect the interests of those buying and selling property in a dynamic and evolving real estate market. We’re also open to a more experienced professional that is seeking a part-time/return to work arrangement. You can expect rewarding and complex work in an exciting sector that is critical to New Zealand.

What you will do

In this role you will:

  • Support all stakeholder engagement activities including preparation of presentation materials, speeches and event management
  • Write and deliver impactful media releases to build REA’s profile, credibility and reputation
  • Assist with incoming media enquiries, including developing written responses and supporting interview opportunities
  • Assist with responses to OIA requests in accordance with REA’s Official Information Act policy
  • Provide copywriting support for REA’s accountability documents, engagement channels and a broad range of other content
  • Work closely with teams across the organisation to deliver on long-term media and stakeholder engagement objectives, including the development and refinement of strategies and tactical plans

What you will bring

You will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in communications, media and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent writing skills, a master of plain English and the ability to tailor for different audiences
  • A highly proactive approach and the ability to build positive relationships with people at all levels

Benefits

  • Four weeks’ annual leave plus another three REA leave days
  • Flexible working arrangements including the potential for part-time
  • Highly collegial team providing great opportunity to grow and develop
  • A flat structure with opportunity to work with people right across the organisation

Apply now!

This is an exciting opportunity work in a dynamic team and support diverse New Zealanders to achieve good outcomes in the real estate sector.

Please apply via Seek by 6 June 2022.

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