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  • 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. 

  • Business Development Manager - Tourism New Zealand

    Fixed term role– parental leave cover

    Based Wellington or Auckland

     

    New Zealand is the ultimate Business Events destination and our job is to make sure the world knows! Our Business Events team is responsible for promoting New Zealand as a world-class destination for conferences and incentives. We provide expertise and practical support to make it easier for groups and organisations to hold business events in New Zealand.

    Business events deliver a range of advantages to New Zealand: high value international visitors, economic benefits for the tourism industry, global profile raising, and opportunities for knowledge exchange, professional networking and economic growth.

     

    What will you be doing / Ngā whainga 

     

    Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) manages and administers the Conference Assistance Programme (CAP) Fund which enables TNZ to bid for international conferences and incentive programmes.

    Your role will be to develop strong business relationships with the New Zealand, Australian & International Business Events Industry and to provide input into the development of Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) business events strategy and implement a sales plan and activities to support this.  

    New Zealand is recognised as the industry leader for international conference bidding, best practice in delegate marketing and creating business opportunities to grow New Zealand’s visitor & knowledge economies.

    This role works closely with a range of organisations, such as, professional associations, academic institutions, government agencies, health and community services, to source, and manage international conference bids.

    What you will need / Ngā pūkenga mō tēnei tūranga

    Along with your knowledge of the conference and incentive sector within New Zealand and/or internationally, you will bring sound sales experience and an eye for detail when responding to RFP’s or bid requests.

    Selling and presenting will come naturally to you as you will be delivering highly polished

    and engaging presentations as well as use your commercial capability to build effective business relationships and partnerships with New Zealand Associations and Government agencies.

     

    The role requires the ability to travel.

     

    Sound like you/ Māu rānei

     

    Become part of a fun, global team with shared goals of enriching New Zealand. If you are genuinely passionate about New Zealand, thrive in fast paced environment, and want to work for a Brand that you can feel proud of promoting – then come join our global whanau!

     

    To apply please send us your cv and cover letter.

    Closing date:  Friday 6th August

     

    To apply please click here and send us your cv and cover letter.

     

     

  • Functions & Events Manager – Maternity Leave Cover Highlands – Cromwell, Central Otago

    We are looking for an energetic, forward thinking, and experienced Functions and Events Manager who will thrive on working in a fast-paced environment and has exceptional organisational skills with an eye for detail.

    Highlands is an international destination for events, tourism, and activities so you will need to be able to manage diverse groups through a variety of our experiences, from Go-Karts to activities on track, and F & B operations.  No two groups are really the same and we pride ourselves on delivering the exceptional – so exceptional needs to be your benchmark.

    Highlands also hosts two – three major motorsport events each year, and you’ll be responsible for managing the off-track logistics of these events - while motorsport experience is not necessary, previous event management experience is a must.

    Customer service, both internally and externally will be your number one priority.  You’ll be able to multitask and prioritise your workload accordingly. This hands-on role will be incredibly rewarding for the successful candidate.

    You’ll need to have great computer skills, excellent personal presentation, and a can-do assertive attitude. You’ll need to have flexibility to work weekends and overtime to cover functions demand as Highlands is a seven day a week operation.  This is a varied and busy role that that will draw on your previous events management experience.  

    The Profile of the ideal candidate:

    • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively and confidently with a wide range of people. 
    • Experience working in an event management/ functions manager role – minimum 3 years.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritise deadlines and workload.
    • Excellent negotiation and financial/budgeting skills  
    • Sound analysis, problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Flexible approach to work with an ability to adapt to change.
    • Meticulous with an eye for detail.
    • Have a proactive, positive, and can-do attitude.
    • Ability to work autonomously and take ownership of the role.
    • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to think on your feet.

    If you’ve finished reading and you are thinking – that’s me – then we want to hear from you – NOW!  Our current Functions and Event Manager is going on maternity leave in August.  This will be a full time role from the starting date through until August 2022. 

    Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and cover letter to Shannon Jones on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

     

  • 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

  • Digital and Event Coordinator - Full Time

     

     

    Could you be our next problem-solverator and event-make-it-happenator?

    Conference Innovators (CI) is on the lookout for a full-time Digital and Event Coordinator to join their team in Auckland.

    From humble beginnings, CI has grown in size and reputation to establish itself as one of New Zealand’s premier conference organisers. With offices located in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington - we’ve managed everything from workshops for 15, international congresses for 2000, and fully virtual events for 3000! We’re a tight-knit bunch of event professionals who love what we do! This is the perfect opportunity to join our collaborative environment and take the next step in your events career.

    Reporting to the Business Director, you will primarily be responsible for assisting with planning and delivering our conference and events. You will contribute to the smooth and efficient running of events, while liaising and building relationships with the events team, and clients to ensure that the customer experience exceeds their expectations.

    To be successful in this role, similar role experience, or knowledge of the events business is desirable. Strong PC skills and knowledge of a variety of software applications is also essential.

    We are keen to hear from professional individuals who are organised, self-motivated and able to work professionally with committees and project teams.

    So, if you’re a confident communicator who thrives on problem-solving and challenges, while having fun and supporting others –  then apply now! We would love to hear from you!

    For more information and a full job description - get in touch with CI’s Business Director Rachel Cook – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

    All applications must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

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