Business Development Executive – Business Events
Permanent Full Time
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
Closing Date: Monday, 27 November 2017
H3’s Business Events Team is part of the "engine room" of our operation, leading the negotiations and booking of the business events held at our world-class venues – Claudelands, Seddon Park and FMG Stadium Waikato.
One of our fantastic Business Development Executives (Business Events) is stepping down after making a significant contribution to what we do and deciding to shift to Australia to explore new opportunities. We're looking for a competent, talented and committed business event professional to replace her.
This is a crucial role for H3. You will be responsible for liaising with our valuable local, regional and national business clients, managing those important relationships, and developing leads to and connections with other organisations which see the value in bringing their events to our venues. Negotiation and sales skills are essential to succeed in this role.
Positioning our brand is a vital aspect of our Business Events team, which works closely alongside our Marketing Manager and her team to make sure we're always putting H3's "best foot forward" to secure business.
Once you've nailed those deals, you'll need to work closely with the other teams in our operation to make sure the events run smoothly and all your clients' needs are met. From beginning to end, you will be a vital cog in the business events wheel, which means communication and adaptability are also very important.
Reporting to the H3 Business Development & Sales Manager – Business Events, this role is with one of the most diverse and high-profile parts of Hamilton City Council.
If you feel you have what this position takes, we're keen to hear from you.
All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates will be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.
For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job
Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.
Business Development Executive / Auckland Conventions
Business Development Executive / Auckland Conventions
Proactively source new clients
- Large scale events
- CBD based
Exciting opportunity for a highly driven sales professional to promote our exceptional facilities!
Auckland Conventions Venue & 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 ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, The Civic, Auckland Zoo, Auckland Art Gallery, Mount Smart Stadium, Bruce Mason Centre, and QBE Stadium Function Centre. We are focussed on providing clients with the best services to create memorable events.
The key purpose of this role is to grow relationships with existing key clients as well as proactively source, build and develop a new client base. You will also showcase our venues to prospective clients. Additionally you will implement a business development call-cycle with a minimum of 10 face to face sales calls per week.
To be successful in this role you must have the following:
- Proven experience in sales and relationship development
- Excellent written and verbal communication as well as confidence with presentations
- Team player who is happy to contribute across all areas
- Corporate hotel or conference background would be advantageous
Bring your positive and proactive approach to this role and develop you career in the exciting world of events. If you are looking for that next great career promoting our world class facilities to prestigious clients, and are happiest when you are out and about, then we want to hear from you. Apply now!
Please note: The role is working Monday to Friday 40 hours per week; however some flexibility is required as there will be occasional work outside of business hours.
Applications for this role close on Tuesday 14th November at 10.30pm
Please apply through this link - https://careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/jobdetails;jsessionid=A8CED09610CEC108814707FD14295ADE?ajid=6BTjp&unlisted=mXUCmn7
Conference and events co-ordinator
CONFERENCE AND EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR
- Small dynamic team
- Diverse and exciting role with a Boutique Hotel in a significant growth phase
- Excellent remuneration package for the successful applicant
Heritage Collection Waitakere Estate is located in the Waitakere Ranges Heritage Park west of Auckland City. Our four star Boutique Hotel curently has 20 rooms and 3 conference/function facilities. This is a key role in developing and maintaining customer relationships with our Corporate clients.
- Handling incoming enquiries for conferences, weddings and events
- Following up sales leads
- Maintaining up to date customer database
- Ascertaining conference and event requirements for conferences and events held at the Hotel and ensure efficient delivery of all requirements at the Hotel.
- Ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained at all times
Keys to Success
- Knowledge and experience in the conference and incentive sector
- An outgoing, friendly personality
- Professional written communication skills
- High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
- Good word and excel skills
- Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a smile
The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years experience in a similar role. This is a great opportunity a candidate with great sales and customer service abilities reporting directly to the Managing Director.