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General Manager, Edgewater

General Manager

Edgewater is Wanaka’s iconic four star plus resort hotel situated on true lakefront and widely known for its Southern warmth and embracing culture.

The hotel is owned by a small group of families and run by our General Manager reporting to a Board of Directors.

Edgewater has 106 guest rooms in apartment and studio formats, full-service restaurant, bar and conference facilities, spread over 4ha of lawns and gardens uniquely on the lake edge. Edgewater has been very well managed over the last 3 years, and we are now excited to be in a position to enter a growth and refurbishment phase in order to continue to deliver a superior customer experience for a very long time to come.

The General Manager will be the face of Edgewater and, alongside the incredible team, will deliver an exciting phase of post-Covid growth.  The role works closely with, and reports to, the Board who will offer support whilst allowing the GM to lead.  Success will be measured in terms of operating and financial excellence, stakeholder engagement and communication, optimisation of infrastructure investment for the customer experience and return on capital, staff engagement and the ongoing adoption of sustainable practices.

To apply, and to be successful, you will need to have existing relationships within the New Zealand and the international tourism industry, have a skill set and experience suited to operating an independent hotel, and have managed a hotel during a refurbishment phase.

Wanaka is an outstanding place to live and play – at the gateway to Mt Aspiring National Park in the middle of the Southern Alps this small town has everything you need to lead an incredible lifestyle.

To obtain a full Position Description please email: 

Applications by CV and covering letter can be sent to Linzi Ebbage-Thomas, at the email above, before 5pm, 26 August 2022.

Sales Account Manager, Air Canada

Airline Marketing New Zealand, the representative for several international airlines in New Zealand, is seeking a dynamic Sales Manager dedicated to the Air Canada account

 Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Be the face of Air Canada in the New Zealand market with primary focus on building relationships, training and incentivizing frontline travel agency selling staff
  • Identify opportunities to increase existing business and market share growth with travel agency and corporate business
  • Develop sales plans in order to implement sales strategies as directed by GM of Air Canada Australia & New Zealand and GM of Airline Marketing New Zealand
  • Prepare sales call schedule on a weekly basis, ensuring agencies & accounts of responsibility are serviced and maintained
  • Schedule regular training, product updates and presentations and attend trade/consumer promotions
  • Continually liaise and interact with dedicated Sales Support team
  • Monitor performance data & KPI’s pertaining to sales and revenue
  • Prepare monthly reports for airline management on sales and marketing growth results, competitive activity and recommend changes to ensure results are achieved
  • Negotiate and manage business supplier relationships with both retail and corporate travel management company decision-makers

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Airline or Travel industry sales experience is desired, minimum of two years preferred
  • Sound knowledge of the New Zealand travel industry with existing relationships with key agencies and their frontline staff will be highly regarded
  • Enthusiasm, willingness and ability to work with and build solid relationships with all levels of the travel industry – from travel consultants through to senior management.
  • A passion for sales essential with demonstrated sales experience of regularly exceeding sales targets
  • A degree of working autonomously will be required so must have good worth ethic, be self motivated and trustworthy
  • Strong negotiating, influencing, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication, selling and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure in a competitive sales environment
  • Good computer skills, proficiency in MS Applications including PowerPoint

The successful applicant must be a Permanent Resident and hold citizenship of New Zealand, hold a valid New Zealand Driver’s License and have their own vehicle.

We are looking for the next Air Canada star to represent us in New Zealand, if you think you can be successful in this rare and exciting role, and are keen join our team in New Zealand, please tell us why in your application by forwarding your resume and cover letter by 6pm on Wednesday 17 August to email:

Inside Sales Coordinator – Auckland, Emirates

Inside Sales Coordinator – Auckland

As one of the world’s largest global airline brands, we are in search of the best talent.

We are currently looking for an experienced Travel/Airline industry sales support professional with experience utilising CRM and business intelligence tools.

As a key member of the commercial team, the Inside Sales Coordinator will actively support Emirates ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives.

This position will see the successful candidate focused on data analysis – providing knowledge and expertise regarding market trends, opportunities as well as active support of the sales teams administrative functions and management of own agent portfolio of smaller accounts.

The availability of the Inside Sales Coordinator presents a great opportunity to make your career soar and join the Emirates NZ Commercial team.

For more information and to apply, please visit and search using the job reference number: 220001JU. Applications close Thursday, 28 July 2022. Only apply on-line and candidates with the necessary experience, skills and work rights will be contacted.

Apply now and you could be part of our journey, contributing to our “Fly Emirates, Fly Better” philosophy.

Click HERE to apply,




Wellington based
With Samoa reopening its borders to international travellers on 1st August and the goal to
support the rebuild and accelerated recovery of Samoa’s visitor economy, an exciting
opportunity exists for an experienced and passionate sales specialist with a results-driven
culture to join the Samoa Tourism team as a contractor.

As the National Tourism Office of Samoa, the Samoa Tourism Authority is responsible for
marketing and promoting Samoa as visitor destination in New Zealand.

The Samoa Tourism Authority therefore requests proposals from qualified sales specialists
to provide strategic sales planning and management services and reporting to compliment
the marketing and promotional goals of the Samoa Tourism Authority and drive growth in
support of the rebuild and recovery.

The successful bidder will be engaged as the Sales Executive South Island & Lower North
Island (based in Wellington) and will take ownership of the Victorian market inclusive of all
market segments, including corporate and group meetings by soliciting, sourcing, and
closing leads for Samoa Tourism. This will be achieved by soliciting existing and new
industry relationships and implementing traditional and non-traditional sales techniques,
including direct sales and marketing.

For more information click HERE.

Corporate Travel Consultant – Fortis Travel

Corporate Travel Consultant – Fortis Travel

Are you tired of working in a sausage factory?

Fortis Travel is an independent New Zealand owned and operated Travel and Events company operating from our modern office based in Victoria Park, in Auckland’s Freemans Bay.

 Our business proposition is based on the quality of our people and we’re now on the lookout for a corporate travel specialist to join our team of professionals.

You’ll be working on a varied travel portfolio that includes both small groups and leisure travel.  You will offer a high level of customer service whilst forming close relationships with our corporate clients and be comfortable managing multiple projects with great attention to detail. There will be some travel both domestically and internationally involved in this role.

Previous experience is essential, knowledge of Galileo and Tramada will be beneficial.

We offer you a supportive, fun and hard-working environment and a fantastic team culture.

If you think this role is for you, please contact either Blair on 021 995 587 or Mandy on 027 7055 289.


Marketing Executive, New Zealand, Destination NSW

Marketing Executive, New Zealand, Destination NSW

  • Opportunity to work for Destination NSW
  • Based in Auckland
  • 2-year fixed term contract role

About Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead agency, champion and voice for the visitor economy within the NSW Government. Spearheading a whole-of-government approach to visitor economy growth, Destination NSW is responsible for leading the delivery of the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 in partnership with government and industry. See for further details.

 About The Role:

The Marketing Executive, New Zealand is based in Auckland and assists the Country Manager, New Zealand in the implementation cooperative partnership marketing campaigns, consumer direct

marketing campaigns, media content partnerships as well as the coordination and execution of trade marketing projects for the New Zealand market. The role also provides administration support in the day-to-day operation of the office including basic account and bookkeeping functions.

 Applying for the Role:

Applicants should respond to the following two targeted questions in a covering letter [maximum two pages] as well as supplying an up-to-date copy of their resume [maximum five pages] with relevant skills and experience and identifying how these relate to the requirements of the role.

  1. Outline your experience in working within the travel industry in the New Zealand market and your experience in building partner relationships.
  2. Provide an overview of your experience in implementing co-operative partnership marketing programs and provide an example of a co-operative marketing campaign that you implemented


To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field.
  • A sound track record in office administration, basic account and book keeping functions.
  • Knowledge and experience in the travel and tourism industry, including an understanding of the local distribution network.
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to establishing positive relationships with trade partners.
  • Destination marketing experience.
  • The proven ability to plan, prioritise, organise, monitor and co-ordinate workloads and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • High level organisational time management skills.
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task and take the initiative.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and able to use other online platforms such as, SalesForce, etc.

 What’s On Offer

Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy operating in a hands-on role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities in a

challenging and highly competitive market.

Closing date: Friday 29 July 2022 at 11.59pm

Enquiries: Mrs Sam Cameron, Country Manager, New Zealand on

Applications must include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and an up-to-date resume. Applications will only be accepted via email to:

As a condition of employment at Destination NSW, preferred applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status or a valid medical contraindication certificate.

Shorthaul Consultant, North Shore Business Travel

Due to recent growth in our business, we are seeking an Experienced Shorthaul Consultant to look after our corporate and leisure clients and be part of our fabulous team in our spacious North Shore office at North Shore Business Travel. 

The successful candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 3 years New Zealand industry experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • A service focus with attention to detail, and a sense of humour
  • Experience, ideally, with Amadeus/Serko and Tramada

A remuneration package will include a very competitive annual salary, travel opportunities, car parking and staff travel benefits.

Please apply in confidence to: Leith Sisson, Mob 021 997866, or e-mail

Business Development Manager Fiji Airways

Business Development Manager

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate sales enthusiast, based in Auckland who can promote Fiji Airways products and services in New Zealand to increase revenue.

The successful incumbent will report to the Regional General Manager – New Zealand and is required to build strong relationships with trade customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Travelling throughout New Zealand and conducting weekly sales in person or via Zoom calls.
  • Submits weekly sales reports to the Regional General Manager (RGM).
  • Highlights competitor activities to the RGM.
  • Analyse booking reports and alerts RGM for appropriate actions.
  • Prepares and participates in trade shows and expos across New Zealand.
  • Consults with RGM to organize agent famils and maintain agent database including Iata numbers and PCC’s.
  • Oversee agent rebate bookings and ticketing.
  • Propose Year Round Pricing.
  • Undertakes Fare Filing for Sales and JV fare filing.
  • Address general ticketing queries by phone and email.
  • Waiver authorities and keep relevant information updated.
  • Undertakes BSP Link refunds.

Qualification, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or other qualification in Business, Finance or Marketing with strong academic performance.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ sales experience in the New Zealand travel and tourism industry.
  • Ability to establish relationships with tourism partners.
  • Possess strong knowledge of Fiji and other routes flown by Fiji Airways.
  • Global Distribution System knowledge and ticketing functions.
  • Should be focused and motivated to go the extra mile.
  • Proven strength in growing and building relationships to achieve and exceed targeted sales.

Applications close on 20 July, 2022. If you are interested in

this opportunity, visit

NZ Fine Touring

Inbound Tour Specialists Needed in Wanaka!

Immediate start.

• 40hrs weekly, (rostered cover on weekends), office (above a pub!)
• Willing to learn new processes and work to achieve targets
• Very achievable $100k+

Base salary plus commission paid monthly.

Call NZ Fine Touring, ph 03 443 0812


Email us HERE
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Security of a well-established multi-Award-winning brand • Travel discounts
A collaborative and inclusive culture • Competitive salary