He angitūtanga : The opportunity
Reporting to the Head of Sales and Brand, Conventions, the Business Development Executive is primarily responsible for responding to incoming enquiries and managing relationships with existing clients.
The Business Development Executive is also responsible for liaising and building strong and effective relationships with relevant stakeholders to ensure resources are used efficiently to meet the specific needs and expectations of the client.
Your background in sales and ability to work collaboratively will ensure critical aspects of the sales process such as delivering quotes and sales proposals are also delivered in a timely manner to ensure continued, ongoing success.
As custodians of New Zealand's largest portfolio of iconic venues, Auckland Conventions are proud to offer a range of unique world-class venues for extraordinary events in Auckland.
Facilitating and delivering exceptional events is our passion. Whether it's for a meeting, conference, exhibition, gala dinner or an awards ceremony for 2,000 people, those looking to utilise our venues can choose from more than sixty versatile spaces to suit any occasion.
He kōrero mōu : About you
Leveraging your flair for sales, combined with your abilities in planning, execution and organisation, you are able to juggle multiple priorities while maintaining attention to detail.
You will be highly motivated and will want to use your exceptional relationship management and interpersonal skills to ensure enquiries are handled promptly and efficiently.
A proven background in sales within the MICE and Hospitality or Tourism industry is essential. As a skilled and approachable Business Development Executive, you will maintain positive and collaborative working relationships both externally and internally, ensuring effective communication is provided to all stakeholders.
This is a truly dynamic role where you will be the face of the organisation, providing equal amounts of excellent customer service combined with a robust sales process to ensure clients receive a fantastic experience from the moment they send through an enquiry all the way to the follow up, within 7 days post-event.
Additionally, you will participate in relevant projects with other sections on a project basis to deliver high quality innovative activities and projects as appropriate.
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Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offer
This role will provide you the opportunity to influence our wider organisation. You will be joining a team that truly impacts the success and growth of all our venues, while also engaging in and becoming part of a rich culture and environment with a wide array of stakeholders to engage with and bring on a journey.
As part of our Auckland Council Group, you will gain access to many benefits and discounts, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more.
In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development.
We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions. By joining us, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to Tamaki Makaurau economic growth and development.
Tono inaianei : Apply Now!
Applications close Sunday 22nd May at 11.59PM
Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.