ChristchurchNZ is the city’s economic development and city profile agency charged with evolving our city as a destination, connecting changemakers, attracting visitors and stimulating economic activity to Ōtautahi Christchurch. To fulfil our mission of igniting bold ambition in our city and region, we provide targeted initiatives to support innovation and business growth while promoting our city nationally and internationally. We aim to ensure its reputation grows as a vibrant and exciting city surrounded by mountains and beaches - a place where our people experiment and test new ideas and innovate in business, technology and society. To find out more visit www.christchurchnz.com
Reporting to the Convention Bureau Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
Managing enquiries and leads into the Convention Bureau
Producing domestic conference bids for the city and region
Organising and attending trade events and undertaking post event follow up
Planning and hosting famils and site visits
Promoting the city and region and building strong relationships with all key stakeholders, clients
and business partners
Providing input into the development of the Business Events Strategy and implement agreed
convention and incentive activity You will also:
• Provide support to the wider Destination and Attraction team as required
Skills and experience:
To be successful in this role you will have tourism or business events industry knowledge and experience, and feel comfortable developing and sustaining productive relationships with a wide group of people. You will enjoy a busy and varied work environment and be able to plan and prioritise workload. You should have a high level of attention to detail and be striving for a high standard of results in all areas.
If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to contribute to this influential organisation that will tangibly make a difference to the city we live in, apply now bysubmitting your cover letter and CV.
To view a position description, please find it attached to the job on our website:
Applications will close 5pm Monday 27 May 2019