Chief Executive

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type:
  • Category: General Manager, Executive
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 21-DEC-20
  • Job Reference: TNZ/1502652
  • Job Title: Chief Executive
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  • Summary:
  • Based Auckland or Wellington

New Zealand is the ultimate destination. Tourism New Zealand’s role is to attract people to visit multiple parts of our beautiful country. This helps make sure that tourism benefits New Zealand and New Zealanders today and tomorrow.

This is an exciting senior leadership opportunity to drive New Zealand’s international visitor economy and the continued growth of New Zealand’s domestic tourism. The Chief Executive will have the chance to be an important contributor to New Zealand’s overall economic and societal success. 

Experience required:

  • A leadership role at Chief Executive or senior executive level, successfully leading an executive leadership team collaboratively across disciplines.
  • Leading a diverse and multi-cultural team across multiple geographies.
  • Successfully managing broad and complex stakeholder relationships and issues.
  • Strategic capability across business, and marketing issues and experience implementing and operating an effective plan. An affinity with tourism will be important.
  • Extensive marketing and marketing communications experience in international and commercial environments is desirable but not essential.

Korn Ferry will be managing this recruitment project on behalf of Tourism New Zealand.

For more information, please contact Simon Hampton at Korn Ferry to discuss the role further.

To apply: please send your expression of interest including CV and Cover Letter to

Fixed term role (up to five years)

Applications close: Friday 22nd January