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We are seeking an experienced travel consultant to manage a large corporate client account as well as help out with smaller corporate and leisure clients as required.

The role can be remote (work from home) and comes with a competitive salary for the right experienced person.

Travel Professionals is a privately owned, independent corporate travel agency formed in 2015 and we have grown from a small agency to one of the leaders in corporate travel with offices in Australia and New Zealand.

We are a member of The Travel Managers Group, the largest consortium of independent broker agencies in New Zealand which enables us to negotiate and provide the most competitive rates within the industry.

Preferably you will have experience using Sabre and Tramada, be used to working on multiple files at the same time, and be happy working independently without supervision.

Click here for more information about Travel Professionals

Please send your CV including a cover letter to jason.hill@tourism-talent.com

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 5th April 2023






Managing two of the funkiest boutique hotels in the “coolest little capital in the world” sound like you?

This GM role oversees both the Naumi Wellington and Naumi Studio Wellington hotels, not to mention the ultra cool Lola Rouge Bar.

The key purpose of this role is to lead, develop, and oversee the operational, financial and team members of the hotel to
success, whilst ensuring our guest experience is unique and memorable.
The role reports to the Director of Operations AU NZ
and key accountabilities include:
• Maintaining a strategic overview and plan to capitalise on all available revenue generating opportunities.

Examples of maximizing profits are:
– enhanced average room rate through direct bookings/corporate bookings
– enhanced rooms and function space occupancies
– maximizing REVPAR
– strategic sale-activities planning throughout the year especially off-peak
– creative, highly effective Food and Beverage promotions and packages in both restaurants and events management

For a full position description including other duties and responsibilities please download it here

Click here for more information about Naumi Hotels click here https://naumihotels.com/

Please send your CV including a cover letter to jason.hill@tourism-talent.com

Applications close 5pm Sunday 26th March 2023



Whanganui District Council has a range of unique heritage venues, thanks to the city’s rich cultural history.  The Venue portfolio includes the Whanganui War Memorial Centre, Royal Whanganui Opera House and Cooks Gardens, catering from 20 to 2,000 guests across a multiple range of event types and special occasions.

Whanganui District Council Values include “positive and encouraging”, “collaborative brilliance”, and “make great happen”.

The roles are located within the Whanganui Venue & Events team, who are looking for two event superstars who have a passion for customer excellence and running a wide range of events across their portfolio of venues.  You are disciplined, thrive on leading an event from start to finish, can forge trusted relationships with clients and suppliers and have a high teamwork ethos.

The roles are full-time, with standard hours of work between 8 am – 5 pm, however, an understanding that the roles do require flexibility and availability to work outside these hours and include evenings and weekends through a team roster system.

Key responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate events across the portfolio of venues, taking ownership and is responsible for event service and delivery including set up and operations
  • Deliver a consistently high level of customer service
  • Forge trusted relationships with clients and suppliers, create compelling solutions to retain existing clients and attract new clients
  • Ability to liaise, be flexible and co-ordinate with clients from event enquiry to event coordinating, facilitation, and post-event settlement
  • High attention to detail, clear communication
  • Experience in venue management and operational experience is necessary
  • People skills that are engaging and collaborative in order to coordinate staff and volunteers during event delivery

What you will bring:

  • Proven event co-ordination experience, with at least 2 years experience in a venue/events role
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with experience working across multiple stakeholders
  • Superior interpersonal skills, time management, and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Will put customers at the centre of everything you do
  • Be positive, flexible, committed and engaging, and works well in a team environment
  • Experience in Health & Safety in the workplace.

Click here for more information about Whanganui Venue & Events team  https://www.whanganuivenues.co.nz/

For a full position description please download it here

Please send your CV including a cover letter to anna.hayward@tourism-talent.com


Lead the team in New Zealand’s premier bespoke inbound tour operator during an exciting period of rapid growth and expansion.

The GM will have full operational responsibility for the NZ business including day to day management of revenue, profit, I.T., and H.R.   Key to this role is developing client relationships to build long term profitable partnerships, and managing collaborative opportunities with our team in Australia.

In consultation with the directors, the successful person will drive the development of our global vision and strategic plan whilst meeting agreed financial goals and targets.

Duties amongst others include

  • mentor and lead direct reports to achieve personal and team KPI’s
  • lead the HR function including recruitment, training and development, team building and performance management
  • input to facilitate operational efficiencies, whilst maintaining high service standards and improved sales performance
  • promote our brand and service at trade events, famils and on international sales calls

For a full position description please download it here

Click here for more information about Southern Crossings click here https://southern-crossings.com/

Please send your CV including a cover letter to jason.hill@tourism-talent.com
























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