The Peninsula Golf Club (PGC) is developing a new, world class golf and social destination at Wainui which provides a unique opportunity to the golf industry. PGC is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced people to work alongside the Board, operating at both a tactical and strategic level, managing and continuously developing all aspects of the golf business. This will involve input into our strategic direction, providing exceptional customer service, identifying and realising sales and marketing opportunities and ensuring that revenues and profitability are maximised. This registration is seeking interest from individuals or consortiums interested in leading the golf operations areas of responsibility which may include any combination of the following ‐ the golf shop, providing services for the members’ club, a golf academy, marketing and retention strategies, corporate, community and school golf initiatives, the driving range, cart hire and the facility’s administration. 
Leadership attributes:
- People focused, able to influence, motivate, build teams, coach and mentor, with a ‘no problem’ mentality, and positive, strong interpersonal skills.  
Business acumen:
- Results orientated, decisive, plans and prioritises, willing and able to deliver change, experienced and credible in the industry, able to work at both strategic and tactical level, in touch with current trends/issues.  
Personal traits:
- Maturity of character, customer focused, good time manager, self‐motivated, creative: thinks outside the box, flexible, effective and natural communicator, strong presentation skills, logical thinker, pays attention to detail, uses initiative, confident and prepared to challenge, energetic.  
Qualifications and Experience:
- Experienced General Manager with sales and marketing experience and/or Class AA member of PGA or higher.
- Active Membership in appropriate professional organisations.
- Ongoing personal and professional development reflective of current and/or future role responsibilities.
- Understanding of how the operation of each of the following areas can impact on the golf business: Golf Club Administration (e.g. Membership, competitions, handicaps, Corporate Functions / Events (e.g. Golf days, tournaments); Practice/Teaching Facilities (e.g. Driving Range, teaching academy, individual/group coaching).
- Experience of yield management, budgeting, revenue forecasting, capital expenditure, stock management, marketing plans.
- Experience of attracting, retaining and working with sponsors.
- IT literate with experience of relevant software applications (PC and/or Mac) and computerised POS; Management systems/data storage and tee time systems.
- Experienced in writing business reports.
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Deadline for expressions 12 June 2015 

Pupuke Golf Club situated in Campbells Bay on the North Shore of Auckland requires a new General Manager as the result of the impending retirement of our current General Manager.

Reporting to the Chairman of the club’s Board of Management, your role will be to oversee the daily running of the club, including utilising your existing skill set.

Key Responsibilities include:

Implementation of strategic , business , marketing and financial plans
Financial performance and legal compliance
Management of staff and contractors
Marketing of the club and growing membership
Sponsorship and grants funding
Retention and growing of relationships with the community , council and sporting associations
Maintaining and enhancing the course and the golf experience

Key attributes required:

Business operations background with strong financial and technology skills

A consultative communicator with strong written and conversational skills
A strong staff manager with excellent people relationship skills
Computer literacy is essential
Successful innovative leadership with a stakeholder focus

Key Performance Measures will include:

Membership & Sponsorship Growth
Green Fee and Corporate Day Promotion
Achieving business and financial plans


We are seeking an innovative leader who will take the club forward and while a golfing or sporting background would be highly advantageous, it is not vital. We will value proven successful management in a business or similar organisation highly.

If you feel that you have the skills and drive to take our vibrant golf club to the next level please apply by Thursday 30th April with your detailed CV to:

The Club Captain

Paul Armstrong

Pupuke Golf Club Inc

PO Box 31 295

Milford 0741

Auckland 9

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Business Development and Function Manager

  • Exceptional sporting setting
  • Plenty of Variety
  • Your next career move?
The Manawatu Golf Club is looking to appoint a Business Development and Functions Manager to continue the growth of this successful venue and promotion of the sport. Nestled in the heart of Hokowhitu, the Golf Club comprises of a venue boasting a premier 18 hole golf course, a totally refurbished club house which offers superb culinary delights from the on-site café and bar and a variety of function rooms catering for both corporate events and weddings.
The Business Development and Functions Manager will be responsible for:
• Marketing and promotion of the Golf Club to increase membership.
• Marketing and promotion of the Café and Corporate Facilities.
• The production and implementation of a marketing plan.
• Management of event budgets.
• Liaising with the café to book and deliver corporate functions.
• Developing and maintaining a professional presence within the community.
• Outstanding customer service and exceeding customer expectations at all events.
• Report writing and strategic planning.

The successful applicant we seek will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in:

• Marketing ideally with a sports background.
• Event Management experience.
• A tertiary qualification in marketing or public relations.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with people of all ages and demographics.
• Strong financial management skills.
• Computer literacy, competent in all MS Office applications.
• Building and fostering professional relationships.
• A knowledge or passion for golf would be advantageous to this role.

This position will appeal to those who enjoy a challenging role, working in a great team, in unique surroundings, delivering unparalleled service.

To apply please email a covering letter and CV to For more details phone Sue Wells 06 3554354.  
Applications close Monday 20 April



A sole charge greenkeeper is required at the Totaradale Golf Club, situated in the country approx. 30 mins south of Nelson city.

Totaradale is a 9 hole course with a membership of about 280.

For more information please contact Gordon Thomas

Ph 035448917

Cell 0274348362

Email robynthomas@xtra


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