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Account Manager (Venues)

Te Papa
Job Category:
Hospitality & Tourism
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
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    Te Papa stands proud as an iconic national building housing the treasures of the nation and is a vibrant destination for both national and international visitors.  ICON Catering is the hospitality function of Te Papa Venues, and this role is a key member of our ICON Venues sales team, responsible for selling our venues across Te Papa, Parliament and other sites in Wellington. 


    Are you a person who enjoys building relationships, proactively identifying customer needs and expectations, providing customised solutions to meet those needs and closing the sale to maximise customer satisfaction and venue utilisation?  Reporting to the Venues Sales Manager, you support achievement of ICON Venues revenue targets through maximising sales opportunities.


    Key responsibilities will include;

    • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with a portfolio of clients, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders to position Te Papa as their preferred venues supplier
    • Implement sales activity plans to achieve Venues budgeted revenue targets
    • Promptly and proactively respond to and maximize conversion of new leads, inquiries and business opportunities


    Our ideal candidate will have;

    • Demonstrated client relationship building experience, preferably in a hospitality sales role
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective time management and understanding of the sales process
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to close the sale
    • The ability to prioritise and manage several different tasks at once


    The work across our ICON Venues operation is busy, fast paced and in a fantastic, friendly team environment, so come join us!

    All considered applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.


    Applications close Friday 24th August 2018

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