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  • Conference and Events Sales Manager
    Conference and Events Sales Manager


    We have an exciting position available for someone wishing to establish a career as the Conference and Events Sales Manager to represent two well respected and well recognised iconic properties in the central north island – Wairakei Resort, Taupo and Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Mount Ruapehu. 

     This is a full-time role and the successful candidate will be based at Wairakei Resort, Taupo.

    Job Objectives –

    • To promote and sell both Wairakei Resort Taupo and Chateau Tongariro Hotel as leading and iconic conference and event facilities in New Zealand ensuring maximized revenue for both hotels.
    • To increase marketing share in conference and event for both Hotels through building and maintaining key customer relationships and identifying business opportunities.
    • Provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction while ensuring the ongoing profitability of the Sales and Events Department in retaining clients.
    • Lead the conference and events team to ensure a streamlined day to day running of the department with excellent and concise communication between departments is achieved.

    What we are looking for –

    • Have prior sales experience and be results driven., ideally 3-4 years’ experience preferably in Hotels
    • Expertise in identifying new, sales opportunities
    • Exceptional people management skills
    • Excellent problem solving, communication and presentation skills
    • Experience with high-paced environment and managing several tasks and relationships simultaneously.
    • A talent for building professional relationships with new and existing clients.
    • Has strong creativity and ability to think outside the square.
    • Ability to travel on monthly sales trips nationally.

    Wairakei Resort is a New Zealand institution. You will not only get the chance to enjoy working in our unique environment in the Wairakei Geothermal Valley, you will also be able to develop your career through the various training and development opportunities available.

    Apply now by contacting Jane Thew - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


  • Event Coordinator - Auckland Conventions


    Event Coordinator | Auckland Conventions

    • Plan and deliver events in some of Auckland's most iconic venues
    • Dynamic, high profile organisation
    • Create memorable events

     Auckland's premier events and conventions team is hiring!

    He angitūtanga: The opportunity

    Auckland Conventions Venues & Events provide unique venues for extraordinary events. As part of Regional Facilities Auckland, an Auckland Council-Controlled Organisation, we offer New Zealand's largest choice of venues including the Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, The Civic, Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Zoo, QBE Stadium Function Centre, Auckland Art Gallery and Mount Smart Stadium.  We are focused on providing clients with the best resources to create truly memorable events.

    As an Event Coordinator, you will bring our client’s event vision to life. Working closely with our Business Development and Technical Sales Executives, you will be responsible for the seamless delivery of events including management of all event schedules and logistics. As directed by the Manager – Event Coordination you will manage multiple events across all of our venues with a high degree of autonomy. You will provide exceptional service and build strong relationships that ensure Auckland Conventions Venues & Events exceed our clients’ expectations at all times. 

    He kōrero mōu: About you

    While you'll be engaging and interacting with clients on a daily basis, a lot of this interaction will be “behind the scenes” via email and phone. You will have very strong administrative and organisational skills that include excellent attention to detail and the ability to monitor and manage event financials.

    Ideally, you'll hold a qualification in event coordination/management, or similar, with proven ability to develop and maintain networks and relationships. You'll also have:

    • Ability to deliver events requirements or projects on time and under pressure
    • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
    • A passion for delivering events to a high standard, no matter how big or small
    • A genuine care for your role, our clients and our team members
    • Professionalism and pride in everything you do
    • Willing to go the extra mile for our team and our clients

    Preference will also be given to anyone who has Ungerboeck (EBMS) experience.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

    You'll play an integral part of memorable events in some of our most iconic venues.  This is a permanent, full-time position, working 40  hours per week.  Flexibility will be required as you may be required to attend events over nights and weekends.

    At Auckland Conventions Venues & Events, we strongly believe that success is a team effort.  If you feel you have what it takes to be an Event Coordinator and be a part of the Auckland Conventions Venues & Events team, apply now!

    Applications close 7 December 2018

    Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


  • Event Administrator - CINZ



    Conventions & Incentives New Zealand ( CINZ ) is the official, membership based association of New Zealand’s conference and business travel industry. more than 420  members across a broad range of sectors. CINZ takes a leadership role in increasing meetings, incentives, conference and events business for the benefit of its members, principal stakeholders and the New Zealand economy.


    We are looking for an Event Administrator to join our small but dynamic team based in Takapuna, Auckland, in a permanent part-time, flexi hours role, school terms only.

    The principal tasks associated with the position include but are not limited to:


    • Managing the Exhibition programme at MEETINGS, the annual Business to Business Trade show in Auckland
      • Selling / registering of all exhibitor stands for the MEETINGS tradeshow
      • Develop, coordinate and manage floor plans
      • Liaise with venue and other suppliers to coordinate the building of the show
      • Liaise with suppliers to ensure the Exhibition complies with all H&S legislation
      • Coordinate all signage requirements for the Exhibition
    • Assistance with the selling of Planner advertising
    • Administration for annual Conference as required


    To be considered for this role, you should ideally have:

    • Strong administrative skills
    • Excellent customer service and sales skills
    • Strong aptitude for computer software
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Experience with EventsAIR would be highly advantageous
    • Strong team player with the ability to work independently

    If you are interested in joining our team, please email your CV and cover letter to Heather Cornish at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications close 14 December 2018.

  • Manager, Global Accounts - HelmsBriscoe

    Manager, Global Accounts - Hospitality Sales Experience a Major Advantage 

    NZ wide locations 

    Full time 

    HelmsBriscoe is expanding its team of Meetings and Event Consultants (HelmsBriscoe Associates) in Australasia and are looking for multiple people to join us in various locations around 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.


    If you are interested in becoming a HelmsBriscoe Associate, please contact Kelli Vettoretto, Regional Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +61 400933005