Senior Manager, Tourism and Commercial Events
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandPermanentTāmaki Paenga Hira : Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.Auckland War Memorial Museum : Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas.

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-

class collections and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum's stories.The Museum has an exciting permanent opportunity as Senior Manager, Tourism and Commercial Events in the Commercial department.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, this role will contribute to the development of the overarching Commercial Events & Tourism strategies and will lead the tourism and events team in implementation these strategies and business plans -

with a focus on maximising profitability, optimising museum venue utilisation and delivering exceptional customer experiences that are aligned with Auckland Museum's brand strategies -

inspired by our collections, Tamaki Makaurau and Aotearoa.The Senior Manager Tourism and Commercial events will be charged with enhancing and growing the Museum's events and Tourism business, by fostering and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners.

You will also improve profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets and enhancing the operation of the business.

This is an exceptional opportunity; the successful candidate will be an experienced business leader who has proven success leading, motivating and driving sales in an event, hospitality or tourism field, and able to energetically lead a team along on a journey during an exciting period of change and growth.

To be successful in this role, you will : Be an experienced business leader with event management, hospitality and tourism business & product development skillsHave a proven ability to generate new business leads, which expand the museums reach & create new sales leads and opportunitiesBe able to lead, motivate and build sales and service through exceptional business development & sales managementHave a demonstrated ability in sales marketing and promotionsBring with you an understanding and strategic planning capability in the venue / tourism offerings, and the broader tourism environmentClosing Date : 5.

00 pm Sunday 1 SeptemberYou 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.

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