It's an exciting time to be in Invercargill and a privilege to work in this region.
The Civic Theatre complex provides a quality theatre and associated facilities for hire and is a popular venue for local and regional organisations - and national and international touring companies.
The complex has a Category 1 New Zealand Historic Places Trust classification which means the building is of national significance.
Our Invercargill Venues and Events Services team manage not only our fabulous Civic Theatre but also the Scottish Hall and Rugby Park.
We are looking for a Sales Lead superstar to support our busy and passionate team.
In this varied role you will connect the saleable products and services of the business to existing and emerging markets ensuring that they are promoted to potential customers in a dynamic and engaging manner that leads to successful sales.
Be the lead contact for securing venue hireage, food and beverage, ticketing services, provide support across the front-of-house team including assisting with coordination of functions and events, ticketing, stock management and preparation of documents.
Our ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Communications or relevant field, a minimum of five years in a sales or marketing role within an events or venue focused organisation, demonstrated ability to achieve sales goals in a highly competitive market, experience in creating sales proposals and contract negotiation, proven corporate and personal communication skills and experience in dealing with the media.
This role will deal with a variety of people including clients and other ICC team members, your excellent communications skills will also be put to good use.
You will be well organised and eager to learn new things. Most importantly you will love working as part of a tight knit team who work together to get the job done, and have a laugh while doing it!
Successful applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, first priority will be given to those applicants who are currently residing in New Zealand.