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  • Event Sales Manager - Auckland War Memorial Museum

    Tamaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

    Ko Tamaki Paenga Hira, hewaengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pu korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i nga kai para korero.

    Auckland Museum is a much loved organisation at the centre of Auckland's identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events and educational programmes. 

    We are seeking an Event Sales Manager to join our Commercial Events and Tourism team. The role is responsible for the promotion and selling of the Museum as a venue for hire to the Auckland market. This is a proactive, outward facing role planning, co-ordination and delivery of a wide variety of events, including cocktail parties, gala dinners, presentations, product launches, and weddings. 

    To be successful in this role, you will possess: 

    • previous experience in driving sales in event, hospitality or related industries 
    • a high level of networking skills and a passion for building and maintaining relationships 
    • exceptional communication skills and the ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people 
    • understanding of financial reports including budgets and forecasts relating to sales activity 
    • a strong commitment to working as part of a team 

    Closing Date: 5pm Thursday, 26 October 2017. 

    To apply for this job, please apply online or go to our job site and enter the job code 11450.

    You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this position. 

    This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories and reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific. 

    Written on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:49
  • Helloworld Destination & Procurement Coordinator - South Pacific


    The Destination and Procurement Coordinator will assist with collecting, checking, collating and preparing contracts for content and inventory load teams to ensure rate and availability via the Leisure booking portal. Acting as a central point of contact for all departments and external enquiries this role will provide high level administration support year round. Working as part of a dynamic Procurement Team, this role will also see you working with Tour Operators, Accommodation Providers and Regional and Local Tourism Organisations.

    Located in Chorus House, Wyndham Street Auckland CBD, this role is responsible for the efficient and effective day to day administrative activities in supporting the Destination and Procurement Manager to achieve the overall contracting objectives. This role is primarily for South Pacific contract support.

     The Role
    • Being the first point of call for the South Pacific procurement team;

    • Assisting in the development and implementation of procedures to ensure delivery of administration

      functions for this team;

    • Managing inbox, including responses where appropriate;

    • Negotiating allotment and releasing parameters to meet demand;

    • Negotiating commission levels to ensure preferred levels are maintained;

    • Maintaining and providing a high level of customer service;

    • Producing required reports in an accurate and timely manner;

    • Maintaining the supplier database; and

    • Providing high level administration support to the Destination and Procurement Manager for your portfolio

    Keys to success

    • Tourism industry knowledge and experience;

    • South Pacific product knowledge;

    • Ability to work as proactive team member within local and national team

    • Professional written and verbal communication skills;

    • Ability to work deadlines, prioritise tasks and smile under pressure;

    • Experience in an administration or customer service position;

    • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail;

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite;

    • Experience with using Calypso and the OCD systems would be favourable;

    • Good personal presentation skills;

    • Experience with using Calypso and the OCD systems would be favourable;

    • Good personal presentation skills;

     Send your CV and expression of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications close 20 October 2017
    Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 02:32

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