New Zealand is the ultimate destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to attract people to visit multiple parts of our beautiful country. This helps makes sure that tourism benefits New Zealand and New Zealanders.
What will you be doing?
As the Regional Trade Manager, you will lead the development and execution of the trade strategy for Asia markets which will engage and convert potential visitors to New Zealand through trade partners. The scope of the role covers all booking channels – from premium and high value to core, and includes retail, wholesale, OTA’s and airline direct channels. The role will be responsible for the strategic leadership of Airline partnerships within the region and will lead the relationship with NZ Inc. agencies across the Asia region.
You will lead a trade team based in multiple countries who focus on a diverse portfolio of markets through an opportunity led approach. This will see you flexing resource to capitalise on opportunities or manage pressure points to enable the delivery of strategic goals. You will also work very closely with the Regional Marketing lead to ensure an integrated approach for strategic/opportunity development and execution
What you will need?
Essential to this role is strong leadership and strategic agility along with excellent stakeholder management skills, and the ability to deal with ambiguity. You will have a relevant tertiary qualification along with extensive experience leading B2B teams. You will have well developed project management skill and commercial acumen for creating value for partners. You will have a proven ability to effective lead diverse teams focusing on multiple markets to deliver work programs.
Sound like you?
This is a great opportunity for someone with an innovative approach, who thrives on delivering extraordinary work, and has a track record in building trade marketing capability.
Please send us your cv and covering letter.
Applications close: Friday 18 July, close of business Singapore time.
To apply for this role please go to our Tourism New Zealand career portal and apply online.
Tourism New Zealand is a Crown Entity governed by nine Board members who are appointed by the Minister of Tourism. Our core leadership team, based in Auckland and Wellington has responsibility for the overall leadership and management of the organisation. Offshore, our in-market general managers oversee activity in the 12 international markets we are represented in.
Tourism New Zealand is the organisation responsible for marketing New Zealand to the world as a visitor destination. The major tool we use to do this is the 100% Pure New Zealand marketing campaign, a campaign that has evolved over the past 14 years to make New Zealand one of the world's most well-respected tourism brands. Further information can be obtained from www.tourismnewzealand.com.