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Trade Executive - Asia | ATEED

Date: 05-Aug-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Bring your established tourism trade connections to this key role
  • Represent your world-class city to Asia
  • Fluency in Mandarin preferred


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) plays a critical role in driving Auckland’s economic wellbeing and ability to compete internationally. Our purpose is to tell the story of Tāmaki Makaurau far and wide and to inspire people everywhere, to visit Auckland and stay for longer. We support the destination 2025 strategy ensuring quality jobs for all Aucklanders. We love what we do, and we love making a difference


We need a Tourism Trade Executive to manage and implement ATEED’s world-wide travel and tourism trade strategy for Asian markets. You’ll interact with key tourism industry players to establish, develop and solidify strong trade relationships to ensure they are positive advocates for Auckland. You’ll represent ATEED and train frontline staff at trade events, including identifying business opportunities and maximising partnerships.


He kōrero mōu: About you


As a natural people person you have the energy and drive to establish lasting connections in a B2B sales environment. You’ll have demonstrable experience in tourism trade marketing coupled with existing connections within trade distribution channels, particularly in Asia. You’ll impress us with your sound knowledge of the New Zealand travel industry and most crucially, you’ll be fluent in Mandarin or another Asian language.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


There is opportunity galore for the successful candidate. We’re selling Auckland to Asian markets and our city has so much to offer. From leisure experiences, arts and culture, food and wine, you’ll be working as part of an ambitious team.


Please note that travel will be required at times as will a requirement to work outside normal business hours.


If you’re fluent in Mandarin or another Asian language and have the heart and passion, we want to hear from you. Tell us why you’re interested and apply today!


Applications close Sunday 25 August 2019.


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.