Accommodation & Functions Manager

We are looking for someone to take up the opportunity to manage our dynamic accommodation and conference/functions facility in central Christchurch.

The successful applicant for this position will have strong experience in the accommodation sector, with a very good knowledge of the use of internet booking sites and other mechanisms to improve yield and profitability. Supervisory level of experience for functions required. They will also have personal values which align with our organisation and excellent people skills.

The accommodation and functions manager will lead and inspire a team of professionals to exceed guests’ expectations on a daily basis. Involved in all aspects of the business this is an opportunity for a hands on manager to excel.

To be successful for the role you will need to bring:

  • A good sense of humour and be able to think outside the box
  • Creativity and a sense for innovation
  • Excellent leadership, organisational and communication skills
  • The motivation to make this happen
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    How to Apply

    If this sounds like you then please apply through SEEK.

    We are looking for someone to start soon as possible.

    Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 15 March 2017



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    As a volunteer leader you will work as part of a team, alongside and experienced supervisor, to run the programme. You can expect to get involved wi the kids, manage your group and the behaviours, role model a positive attitude and have a great experience!

    Some of the activities you may be involved in are: movies, tenpin bowling, mini-golf, swimming, Antarctic Centre, sports, art & crafts, outdoor adventure days, inddor climbing and the list goes on! You will be required between the hours of 8:30am to 5pm, and must be 15yrs or over.

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