Major Events Manager - NZ Fieldays
Major Events Manager
Is event management and delivery in your DNA
Want to be part of New Zealand’s largest agricultural event?
Are you a superb multi talker who can direct and deliver at the same time?
The NZ National Fieldays Society, owners of Mystery Creek Events Centre, was formed in 1969 by a passionate group of individuals for the charitable purpose of the advancement of agriculture. From its beginnings as the ‘Home of Fieldays’ the Events Centre nowowns orhosts a number of New Zealand’s iconic events including Fieldays, Equidays, Transport & Heavy Equipment Expo, Motorhome & Caravan Show and more.
As Major Events Manager you will take a pivotal role in the management and delivery of New Zealand’s leading agricultural event – Fieldays. You will be required tocontribute to anddeliver onthe event strategy while overseeingthe design and delivery of Fieldays from end to end each year and take a lead in other events as required. This role requires meticulous project management, delegationand attention to detail to ensure it meets its acclaimed world class standard. Service delivery is also a key outcome for this role and the Major Events Manager will build and manage positive internal and external relationships withstakeholders, colleagues, clients, exhibitors, contractorsandvolunteers. To successfully carry out the requirements of this role, you will be financially savvy, know how to build and monitor a strong budget and track costs accurately within the timeline.
Event management and execution will flow through your veins! To be on the top of your game in this role you must have previous experience as an event director ormajor event managerwith a natural ability to manage complexity. You will be an accomplished communicator with proven relationship building skills and strong presentation and time management talent to boot. Whilst a master at the micro, you must also keep the macro goals of the event to the forefrontat all time. A good dollop of agricultural understanding and/or background would also be very advantageous!
Does this role sound like you – then call Raewyn Anderson now on 027 590 0110.
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.
Applications close Monday the 27thof August.
Marketing Executive - Business Events - Tourism New Zealand
Marketing Executive – Business Events
Full Time, Permanent
New Zealand is the ultimate Business Events destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to make sure that the world knows it. We do this by developing and implementing strategies to market New Zealand as a conference and incentive destination internationally. Our purpose is to grow the value of international visitors for the benefit of the New Zealand economy. This is achieved by developing and implementing marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies working co-operatively with our offices around the world and the travel industry.
Reporting to the Marketing Manager – Business Events, this is an exciting opportunity to work closely with key contacts in the NZ Business Events Industry to raise NZ’s profile in the conference and incentive sector.
This role supports the implementation of TNZ’s Business Events Marketing strategy including the delivery of dedicated B2B marketing activity and managing the business events website. The role maintains regular contact with TNZ’s offshore Business Events teams providing industry intelligence and supports offshore market activity. You will also be a source of expert product knowledge for the conference and incentive market in New Zealand.
We need someone with a proven track record in the delivery of B2B marketing campaigns, developing marketing tools both online and offline and experience working closely with digital and media agencies. Ideally you will have a strong knowledge of destination New Zealand, including venues, accommodation and experiences and be digitally savvy. Strong administration and organisational skills are essential, as is a high level of digital expertise and well developed project management capabilities.
If you love to travel and are someone who pursues everything you do with energy and drive and you want to work alongside a great team culture, then look no further!
To view a position description and to apply for this role, please go to our careers page on www.tourismnewzealand.com and send us your CV and cover letter, and click the Apply Now button!
Closing date: Wednesday 18th August
Manager, Global Accounts - HelmsBriscoe
Manager, Global Accounts - Hospitality Sales Experience a Major Advantage
HelmsBriscoe is expanding its team of Meetings and Event Consultants (HelmsBriscoe Associates) in Australasia and are looking for people to join us in New Zealand. This is an ideal opportunity for professionals who have hotel meeting planning or sales experience, are looking for a change and who would prefer to work for themselves.
HelmsBriscoe offers full training and support and our business coaches will help you to develop your own portfolio of clients. Your clients can be located in New Zealand or anywhere else in the world and can include any individual company or organisation booking a hotel or meeting/event space and/or accommodation for a group of 10+ people.
As a HelmsBrsicoe Associate, you would:
1. Consult with each client to understand their meeting/event needs and priorities
2. Research, select and present the most suitable hotels/venues
3. Support the client in their decision-making-process
4. Negotiate the best rates and conditions with the preferred hotel/venue
5. Review the contract with the client
The ideal candidate enjoys proactive sales, is a great networker and excellent at building and maintaining long term relationships with clients and venues.
Each HelmsBriscoe Associate provides a personalised service to their clients, supported by the largest venue sourcing company in the world with 2017 sales of US$1.275 Billion+ buying power.
We do not charge a fee to join our organisation and you will be self-employed as an independent contractor. If you are thinking of setting up your own business, or are already self-employed, then you may wish to consider becoming a part of a global team of 1,300+ HelmsBriscoe Associates in 55 countries. This is a flexible full time home-based business opportunity and can be tailored to meet your personal needs. It's the ideal business with which to create the perfect work-life balance and for those wishing to spend precious time with their families. You will be paid a commission by HelmsBriscoe based on your sales performance (no salary) and there is unlimited earning potential.