Business Development Executive - Venues Ōtautahi

  • 23 Nov 2021 10:07 PM
    Message # 12143949

    About Us

    Venues Ōtautahi owns and manages Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch Arena and Orangetheory Stadium on behalf of the people of Christchurch and manages Airforce Museum of NZ and Hagley Oval on behalf of other venue owners.

    These iconic venues play a valued role to the Christchurch way of life and the economic prosperity and social wellbeing of the region. Venues Ōtautahi is responsible for the operation and management of the new Canterbury Multi Use Arena.

    About the role

    As the business returns to an increased level of event activity following constraints of 2021, Venues Ōtautahi is looking forward to an optimistic 2022 and beyond.

    This Business Development Executive position is critical to the successful delivery of our events and the future success of the business. The key responsibilities of the position are as follows:

    • Cold calling
    • Prospecting new business
    • Preparation of quotes and contracts
    • Networking
    • Site inspections.

    About you

    You will have a high degree of event ownership, motivation, and initiative with the ability to accept a high level of responsibility and accountability.

    Our culture is represented by our way of doing business of Boldness, Agility and Kindness. These are the essence of how we do business and how we work together with our internal and external stakeholders.

    The Business Development Executive is a dynamic revenue generating role. You will be a natural sales hunter who is comfortable on the phone to build a new business pipeline, meet revenue targets and KPI`s.

    Previous experience in the events industry and/or using sales specific CRM software would be advantageous.

    If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

    How to apply

    For a copy of the position description please email

    To arrange a confidential discussion about the role; contact Danny Schroder, Head of Commercial on

    Apply here

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software