New Zealand is the ultimate 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 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 working co-operatively with our offices around the world and the travel industry.

We are seeking a connected and motived Premium Sector Trade Manager - Asia to proactively engage with premium and luxury travel sellers across Asia with outcome being that you increase the number of premium arrivals into New Zealand. You will establish relationships, educate and motivate clients through training, sales, marketing and PR initiatives and events. You will be the key contact and conduit for the New Zealand industry and the Asian industry and it is essential that our message is consistent and opportunities for involvement are presented.

Reporting to the General Manager of Asia your key focus in this role is to be highly visible in the luxury travel market and to cultivate long-term and close relationships and to increase the profile of New Zealand as a premium destination.

The right person for this role will be very connected and a specialist in developing relationships and business in the Premium Travel Sector or with an international Luxury Brand. You are currently a key account, account manager or a business development manager. We expect you to be a mid-level/intermediate person who can hunt out and convert new relationships in Premium Travel market across China.  This experience coupled with knowledge, and credibility within the Chinese business world is essential, as is a connection and a passion for New Zealand.  This role is only open to Chinese Nationals but it would be ideal if you have least visited, studied or perhaps at one point lived in New Zealand.

All applicants need written and verbal fluency in both English and Mandarin. For more information please view the attached advert and job description.

To apply please complete the attached application form and send through with your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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