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  • Business Events Lead & Destination Management Support

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a duel and diverse role  Business Events Lead and Destination Management support individual to join our team. This role will lead our Business Events activity and support the delivery of the regions Visitor Destination Management Plan which will support the recovery, regeneration and resilience of the Nelson Tasman visitor sector. 

    You will lead Business Events industry engagement and capability building, as well as supporting the Visitor Destination manager, to ensure that our region’s destination vision and unique selling proposition are aligned with the regions key industries and community values.  

    The key responsibilities of this role focus on developing awareness of the Nelson Tasman’s regional business events value proposition, while proactively responding to leads and developing bids for priority events. You will have a track record of being a self-starter with a can do attitude with outstanding communication and problem solving skills. Through your exceptional drive, engagement and leadership skills, you will ensure delivery of the regions business events strategy on budget and on time, along with supporting our visitor destination team. Our ideal candidate will have experience in conference and events however this is not essential.

    This role is a full time fixed term position through to the 31st August 2022.

    How to apply

    If this sounds like you, then apply today with your CV and cover letter. Applications close Sunday 31st October.

    For further information please contact Tracee Neilson -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



  • Marketing Coordinators - H3 Group

    Location: Hamilton City

    Employment Type:  Permanent

    Applications Close: 3 October 2021

    Are you a marketing superstar keen to be part of a dynamic and exciting industry?

    With busy months ahead we are searching for two enthusiastic Marketing Coordinators to join our H3 Business Development and Marketing team focussed on attracting and delivering world-class events right here in Hamilton: Marketing Coordinator – Impact Events and Marketing Coordinator – Business Events

    At the heart of Hamilton’s events, H3 helps to shape a fun and thriving city with lots to do. We are the events arm of Hamilton City Council and manage a range of premium venues, including Claudelands Events Centre, Globox Arena, FMG Stadium Waikato and Seddon Park. From live concerts and sports, to lifestyle exhibitions, conferences and private functions, our high-performing H3 team secure and manage it all!  

    These roles are the perfect opportunities for marketing professionals with 1-2 years’ experience under their belt looking for their next challenge. No two days are the same in these two key positions – the Marketing Coordinator – Impact Events will be kept busy liaising with event promoters to support their marketing efforts and ensure the public are aware of and attend the various events taking place, while the Marketing Coordinator – Business Events will work closely with our Business Development staff to showcase our venues and help attract a busy schedule of conferences, meetings and functions. This is your chance to be a part of a team that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city!

    H3 also offers a number of other benefits including:

    - Free on-site staff parking at our H3 locations in Hamilton
    - It’s not all work and no play! We place a strong emphasis on work/life balance
    - A great environment with supportive and inclusive team culture
    - We’re all about investigating new and better ways of doing things – we thrive on continuous improvement
    - A high performance framework - we’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself and focus on developing staff
    - A wide variety of discounted products and services are available to Council employees

     The recruiting range for these positions start from $51,000 and can be negotiated for the right candidates.  

    We are shortlisting and interviewing for this role as applications are received. If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

    All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

     We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role.


    Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.  Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.


    Apply Here



  • Business Development & Marketing Manager

    Queenstown Convention Bureau

    Business Development & Marketing Manager

    This is a unique opportunity to promote Queenstown’s proposition for Business Events and shape global marketing strategy for Queenstown Convention Bureau (QCB) and Destination Queenstown’s Travel Trade Marketing.

    The Queenstown Convention Bureau (QCB) is part of Destination Queenstown (DQ) and offers dedicated advice for conference, incentive or event planners to deliver a successful Business Event in Queenstown.

    Working within a high performing, passionate team and reporting to the business development director, this is a full time position based in Queenstown, for an experienced business events professional with sales and marketing experience. 

    Responsibilities cover two key areas:

    •  Identifying opportunities in the domestic market to raise the profile of Queenstown as a vibrant conference and incentive destination
    •  Advising the marketing approach for both our business event and international trade marketing channels. This includes developing new content, collateral, website, communications and campaign work.

    Sales, presentations, reporting, domestic and international travel and flexible hours are part of this role.

    To apply, find out more information or request a copy of the position description, please contact:

    Katie Obermoser, HR Manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Applications close Friday, September 10th, 2021.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Events digital, data and engagement coordinator


    If you’re interested to start a great career as a professional conference and event organiser read on … your days will involve keeping track of multiple projects, database management and communications, social engagement, using digital tools to build online forms, websites, apps and deliver virtual conferences and events. 

    A familiarity with basic Web design is a plus, and a willingness to learn new software and systems is a must.

    Great written and oral communication skills are essential. On the job training and mentoring will be provided.  Based in our Wellington office, you will travel with the team throughout New Zealand delivering events and engaging with attendees to see your events through from go to whoa.  

    If you can multi task, have a keen eye for administrative detail and enjoy engaging with and helping people – please contact us with a letter and cv.

    Check us out: www.confer.co.nz Email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Venue Liaison - TW Events & Incentives

    Planning and executing exceptional events for your clients is your passion. Your standards are high and your attention to detail is sublime. It goes without saying it's hard work that has shaped your successful career so far. You are driven by your desire to deliver memorable events, in world-class settings.

    We are TW Events & Incentives. Launched as a standalone business within the wider southern tourism hub Transport World in 2019, TW Events & Incentives has fast established a reputation as an industry leader. Our venues (Bill Richardson Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca) are renowned Invercargill destinations. Packed with plenty of atmosphere, we strive to deliver events that consistently wow our clients.

    We are incredibly proud of the vibrant culture we have created within our organisation, and each valued member of our team is dedicated to delivering the best. So, what can you expect if you join us?

    You'll be part of a small, tight-knit team

    An atmosphere that fosters a culture of delivering WOW experiences for our valued clients

    A permanent, full-time role and competitive remuneration

    Much more than planning, delivering and monitoring the minutiae of logistics: you'll be encouraged to demonstrate your creative flair, showcasing your managerial skills in liaising with myriad service providers and suppliers, and confidently deepening long-lasting client relationships.

    You will act as an ambassador of the organisation and showcase your keen eye in creating purchase orders, record keeping and monitoring budgets. You will dazzle your clients with your people skills, initiative and self-drive.

    This role will suit you if you can demonstrate 2+ years of event liaison experience, ideally within the events and hospitality industry. You are tech-savvy and know your way around MS Office 365. And it's important that you are flexible to work early mornings, evenings and weekends. It goes without saying that you are fit and healthy to build, move and lift event props and equipment.

    Sounds like you? Apply today.

    To apply for this job go to: https://hwcareers.co.nz/Vacancies

    Reference Code: 5559833

    Applications close 21 July 2021


  • Conference Manager - Wellington


    Professional Conference Organisers - Conferences & Events Ltd is recruiting for a Conference

    Manager, based in Wellington or possible option to work remotely.

    C&E have been leaders in the conference organising sector in New Zealand since 1990. We are based in Willis Street in central Wellington. The Person we are looking for will be someone who has a proven career track record with a minimum of 3+ years experience in a PCO management role.


    Your role will require you to:

    ·         Work closely with different clients working in various industries to understand their desired outcomes, and ensure the vision for their conference is achieved.

    ·         Take the lead on all aspects of organising multi faceted conferences and events; in person, virtual and hybrid.

    ·         Have exceptional communication skills and be skilled in facilitating and developing relationships.

    ·         Have well developed project management skills, which will include financial/budgeting, marketing, research and technical abilities.

    ·         Regular travel to plan and deliver meetings and events.


    To succeed and enjoy this role you need to have the following skills and traits:

    ·         A curious and proactive ‘can do’ personality and be keen to grow professionally 

    ·         Have an understanding of, and be interested in working with our team to develop our online offerings in the hybrid and virtual environment.

    ·         Love a challenge and not be intimidated working in moments of high pressure

    ·         Be up to speed and plugged into social media marketing and business engagement

    ·         Innovative and creative thinker

    ·         Have the ability to engage and communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

    ·         You will be working alongside and supported by an experienced group of professionals and be part of a small team environment – so you’ll want to get involved and fully participate

    ·         Experience of working with 'EventsAir' event management software desirable.


     Interested?  www.confer.co.nz


    To apply or express your interest, please address your CV and cover letter to Janet Matheson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. telling us why you're interested. 

    We will be reviewing applications as we receive them. Applications will close when we have found the right person.

    email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - only use this email address.

    Applicants must already have New Zealand residency. 

  • Manager, Global Accounts - Helmsbriscoe




    Manager, Global Accounts - Hospitality Sales Experience a Major Advantage 

    Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch 

    Independent Contractor

    HelmsBriscoe is expanding its presence in Australasia and are looking for multiple people to join our growing team 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 contributing more than USD$10 billion to the industry in the past 5 years alone.

    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 1,400+ 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 finding out more about joining HelmsBriscoe, 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

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