Conference & Events Manager | Wellington

Location Wellington
Salary Negotiable around experience
Job type Permanent
Discipline Hospitality
Reference 896657
We have been contacted exclusively to find a Conference & Events Manager for this exciting hotel brand. Based in central Wellington you will develop, lead and execute strategies to run the Conference & Events department like a well oiled machine. If you want to join one of New Zealand's fastest growing and leading hotel companies you should JUMP now!

This distinctive and unique property requires a true professional to take the reins and grow the business. A strong knowledge of the corporate sector in Wellington is definitely an advantage, while having the drive and passion to get out there and identify new opportunities (part of the role is the ability to sell your product))

This position is responsible for all aspects of conference and events operations. Managing all aspects of the Hotel’s conference and events activities, while contributing to the selling strategy of the Hotel with a view to maximising all conference and events revenue. 

Skills & Experience required:
  • Excellent client relation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Time management skills with excellent follow-up and strong attention to detail
  • Goal setting, monitoring and achieving
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team at times as well as ability to work independently and think proactively
  • Be proficient in writing, verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite particularly Word, Excel & PowerPoint
This role is based in Wellington, and requires someone that is motivated & driven to perform. 

Are you ready for a change? Ready to step up and take charge? Ready for a new challenge and lifestyle? Then JUMP on this now and contact me for a confidential chat or send me your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience.

*Please note you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand when applying for this role

Don't sit back waiting for the perfect time, sometimes you must dare to JUMP!!

Contact Simon Baker,