Communications consultant - currently working on coms & engagement for local government reform in the Wellington region.
- New Zealand
- Public Relations and Communications
Rod Scotts's Overview
- Director at Scotts Communications
- Communications Manager and consultancy roles at Various
- Senior Consultant at Network Communications
- University of Canterbury
Rod Scotts' Experience
Communications Manager and consultancy roles
1980 – 2011 (31 years)
Experienced and capable communications professional. Successfully managed communications functions in large organisations in the public and private sectors and has substantial consultancy experience at a senior level.
Communications manager roles: Ministry of Energy, Wellington Area Health Board, National Bank Group Ltd, Ministry of Women’s Affairs (part time, in conjunction with consultancy business).
Contract communications manager roles (full and part-time, some in conjunction with consultancy): Greater Wellington Regional Council; Central Regional Health Authority, Capital Coast Health, Te Papa, Local Government New Zealand.
Publishing and editing: Managing Editor of the New Zealand Government Directory for nine years, and a wide range of other publishing experience from business publishing in London, to review and selection of print and publications services for clients.
Political communications: Press secretary for senior Ministers in National and Labour governments; government relations work in consultancy.
Media management: Early experience as a journalist and significant experience undertaking media liaison in highly demanding environments (e.g. the health roles) and managing others to provide media liaison.
Communications consultancy: Substantial of full- and part-time consultancy for Network Communications (eight years) and for Scotts Communications (15+ years). Particularly experienced in review and design of communications functions and programme and in communications strategy and planning. Work examples and referees can be provided from the past 5+ years to illustrate skill areas and experience.
Rod Scotts' Education
University of Canterbury
Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Journalism, BA in English and History
Rod Scotts' Additional Information
Contact Rod for:
- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- job inquiries
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch
View Rod Scotts’ full profile to...
- See who you and Rod Scotts know in common
- Get introduced to Rod Scotts
- Contact Rod Scotts directly