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Premium Trade Manager


Auckland or Wellington location

New Zealand is the ultimate Premium destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to make sure that the world knows it. We do this by developing and implementing strategies to market New Zealand as a premium tourism destination internationally. Our purpose is to grow the value of international visitors for the benefit of the New Zealand economy. This is achieved by developing and implementing marketing, media, trade, and partnership strategies by working co-operatively with our offices around the world and the travel industry.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to take their career to the next level where you get to work with one of the most recognised Tourism brands in the world. We are seeking a Premium Trade Manager to be visible in the luxury travel market, to cultivate long-term and close relationships, to ultimately increase the value of premium visitors to New Zealand. You will also be a central point of contact between a wide range of industry clients and our offshore offices.

As a core member of the central New Zealand based Premium team you will co-ordinate the various programme activities and communications for the Premium Sector. The role requires you to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, product and service providers in New Zealand and globally to ensure activity within the premium sector strategy and activity plan is delivered on time, on budget, with great measurement and a clear ROI. You will support the Manager Premium and Business Events with a variety of tasks required for the effective management of the sector and its team members.

You will be required to manage and coordinate Tradeshows, Events, and Sponsorships, as well as support industry associations and any new partnerships and joint ventures. You will also work closely with the IMP and Famil teams, providing product knowledge and hosting assistance when required. As an analytical thinker you will also apply robust analysis on activities, and interpretation and insights from relevant industry data for the sector. 

We need someone with experience in the premium travel sector, who can proactively engage with premium and luxury travel sellers, to educate and motivate clients through training, sales, and events and be the key contact for the New Zealand industry. 

This is a perfect career opportunity for a Premium Trade Manager who has good knowledge of New Zealand and who’s keen to make an impact and to contribute to further growth of the Premium sector for Tourism New Zealand.

Closing date: Monday 29th May

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