Overview

We are seeking genuine expressions of interest for the role of Assistant: Sales / Marketing / Admin person in our small tourist booking office / shop located in Stewart Island, for immediate start to May 2019. The role could become permanent and / or evolve for the right candidate.

Stewart Island is a semi-remote location with a daily flight and ferry service and a number of amenities / facilities. There are about 400 permanent residents and over 35,000 visitors a year.

This is a fabulous opportunity for the right candidate, with a genuine interest in the outdoors, to experience a beautiful location, develop new skills and meet some interesting customers from around the world. We require a special person who cares about our small business, is hardworking, and a team player.

The successful person will work with another staff member in the booking office / shop.

Our ideal candidate is / has:

  • Mature, responsible, honest and trustworthy, flexible
  • Friendly and outgoing with a positive can-do attitude
  • Customer orientated
  • A good fit for a small, professional working environment
  • Good organisational skills, ability to multi-task, accurate with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Previous sales and / or customer service and / or tourism background
  • Able to demonstrate an interest in the outdoors
  • Good personal presentation

Duties include:

  • Selling tours, services, retailing goods
  • Greeting visitors and providing clients with information about their tours.
  • Liaising with our skipper / guides / other staff members
  • Helping to maintain a clean and tidy work environment
  • Helping clean vehicles / assets
  • Maintaining accurate and timely paperwork
  • Assisting with marketing duties
  • Assisting with administration tasks
  • Any other reasonable tasks

Employment Period and Hours of Work

  • Immediate start to April / Mid-May 2019
  • From 40 hours a week over 5 days (sometimes over 5.5 days)

Apply only if you:

  • Meet our criteria
  • Willing and able to attend a formal face to face interview in Stewart Island.
  • Are in New Zealand and hold or will hold a valid NZ work visa
  • Hold a clean driver’s licence (if possible an NZ driver’s licence with a p-endorsement)
  • Have no commitments that require extended leave during the period October to April / May.

If you require further information or wish to apply, contact us. Due to limited resources we are only able to respond to suitable candidates. Vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is found.