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Groups & Events Consultant
08/01/2018
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West Coast West Coast New Zealand
Full Time
House of Travel Wellington Limited

Full time permanent position, Varied project work in groups & events team, Mix of corporate and leisure travel.

We are seeking a Groups Consultant internally to join our team of 14. This role would suit someone who has domestic consulting experience that would like to take their career to the next level. We are looking for someone to take ownershipof our of our largeaccounts coordinating and supporting their Learning & Development team.

You will have the opportunity to make it your own, and enhance what and how we support them. Looking afterthis accountwould be the main focus of the role, however you will have the opportunity to work on projects across the Groups & Events division.

The successful candidate will work on a variety of events, conferences and group travel bookings to exciting and varied destinations, and will have the ability to liaise with our preferred travel providers (airlines, hotel and rental car providers etc).The team portfolio is diverse with a combination of corporate, leisure and incentive groups.

Groups is a great step from the domestic team into other roles within the organisation as you are learning vital skills and experience which will assist you in your travel career.

In the groups role you will:

  • Be building fantastic relationships with suppliers/clients/travel coordinators as you work very closely with each pulling your event/group together
  • Be part of a nurturing team environment, we work very closely together as a team and lean on each other when it is necessary to complete large events
  • Be invited to a lot of supplier/client functions
  • Be able to draw on the wide range of knowledge and expertise within the team so you will be able to learn a lot and gain excellent experience in this role
  • Have more freedom within the role to make it your own. You're able to manage your own workload and use your own working style to efficiently and accurately get the work done.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Domestic consultancy experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An ability to work closely with others in the team as well as independently
  • Ability to multi task and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to think outside the box for solutions and challenges
  • Ability to work closely with clients to ensure they can meet budget requirements for events
  • A willingness to learn new technical systems and booking processes
  • A commitment to delivering extraordinary customer service

We have an in-house training team to support you through your induction. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a supportive team where you will work hard, but have fun and we have a casual dress code!

We offer long service leave, a health & well-being package and competitive salary package for the right person.

Applications/expressions of interest for this role close onTuesday 9thJanuary 2018


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