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Convention Bureau Executive

Advertiser: ChristchurchNZMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 May 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Hospitality & Tourism, Other

ChristchurchNZ is the city’s economic development and city profile agency charged with evolving our city as a destination, connecting changemakers, attracting visitors and stimulating economic activity to Ōtautahi Christchurch. To fulfil our mission of igniting bold ambition in our city and region, we provide targeted initiatives to support innovation and business growth while promoting our city nationally and internationally. We aim to ensure its reputation grows as a vibrant and exciting city surrounded by mountains and beaches - a place where our people experiment and test new ideas and innovate in business, technology and society. To find out more visit   

The Role 

Reporting to the Convention Bureau Manager, your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing enquiries and leads into the Convention Bureau  

  • Producing domestic conference bids for the city and region 

  • Organising and attending trade events and undertaking post event follow up  

  • Planning and hosting famils and site visits 

  • Promoting the city and region and building strong relationships with all key stakeholders, clients and business partners   

  • Providing input into the development of the Business Events Strategy and implement agreed convention and incentive activity  

You will also: 

  • Provide support to the wider Destination and Attraction team as required  

Skills and experience: 

To be successful in this role you will have tourism or business events industry knowledge and experience, and feel comfortable developing and sustaining productive relationships with a wide group of people. You will enjoy a busy and varied work environment and be able to plan and prioritise workload. You should have a high level of attention to detail and be striving for a high standard of results in all areas.   

To apply 

If you feel you possess the above qualities and are drawn by the opportunity to contribute to this influential organisation that will tangibly make a difference to the city we live in, apply now by submitting your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button.  

To view a position description, please find it attached to the job on our website  

Applications will close 5pm Monday 27 May 2019 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the hospitality & tourism industry?

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