CAREERS

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PAR NZ - Customer Service & Middle Management Positions

August 2017

Do you love golf, travel and hard work?

PaR nz Golfing Holidays is seeking new staff to complement their small team. We have a growing business that is now in its 18th year of operation.

We work with New Zealand Golf on a number of tournaments in New Zealand, have an expansive list of fun golf tournaments that we manage around the Pacific in addition to a comprehensive charity and corporate golf programme in New Zealand. Annually we take a number of 5-star tours abroad and entertain a growing number of golfers into New Zealand.

The work is varied in all these sectors where our goal is to deliver a unique golf and travel service that sets the bar!

Immediately we are looking for a ‘savvy’ customer service person that loves golf and sport, and is competent with all aspects of word, excel and power point operations. Competency in websites a huge advantage and the availability to travel from time to time at events and tournaments, is expected.

Before Christmas we will appoint a middle-management position to assist the two directors. This position can be tailored many ways and we welcome any applications of interest if you want to explore a new role in the exciting golf industry.

Please send a cv and letter of interest to denise@parnz.co.nz - the sooner the better!

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Whitford Park Golf Club - Operations/Golf Manager

WPGC is one of Auckland’s premier golf clubs with a course and facilities widely recognised as the envy of other clubs. We are now looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Operations/Golf Manager to lead and run all aspects of the golf club.

Working alongside committed and experienced staff and reporting to the Board of directors, you will be responsible to manage and administer the Golf Club’s course, facilities, finances, sponsors, staff, contractors and members to the highest level and will play a crucial role in optimising the potential for the Club and its various revenue streams.
 
Applicants should be highly organised and driven and have experience in Golf and Club governance. Event management, Leadership and previous work in the golf industry would be particularly advantageous.
This role is a full time position at the golf club with hours to suit member’s needs and event timing.
A full job description is available on request, for a copy please email gm@whitfordpark.co.nz
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter: gm@whitfordpark.co.nz by 4-00pm on the 20th April 2016.

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Pakuranga Golf Club - Trainee Professional Position

NAn opportunity exists with enormous potential to join the Golf Hub team at Pakuranga Golf Club.

Whether you are looking to join the PGA trainee programme or are currently in the programme and looking for a new challenge then this is a great opportunity for you.

The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, adapt and become part of the golf club and our tight knit team.

Key areas of proficiency will be in customer service, retail management, day to day golf course operations, coaching and club fitting. Full training and continued education will be given throughout the traineeship.

If you need a fresh challenge in your career and thrive in a busy workplace with huge opportunity then email your CV along with a cover letter to:

golfoperations@pakurangagolf.co.nz - Att: Sam Abela

Applications close - 13 April 2017

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New Zealand Golf - Commercial Manager

New Zealand Golf is a non for profit charitable trust established in 1910 as the governing body for golf in New Zealand responsible for leading, growing and supporting the game. The organisation is governed by a dedicated group of volunteer Directors, the majority of whom are elected by the 15 District Association members. New Zealand Golf’s office is in Auckland, and is co-located with the PGA of New Zealand.

Golf is the most played sport in New Zealand with over half a million kiwis playing golf each year at one of the 390 clubs throughout the country. As a sector, golf employs over 2,000 people and contributes in excess of a billion dollars to the national economy each year. 

As a sport, golf makes a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of its participants, increases the social connectivity of communities and improves provides important education and life values outcomes for young people.

New Zealand Golf provides a wide range of services for the game including overseeing the rules of the game, running of the national handicapping system, managing the New Zealand Golf representative team programme (including the Olympic programme) and the management of over 20 elite golf tournaments including the New Zealand Men’s and Women’s Open Championships.

New Zealand Golf also has a strong focus on the growth of the game at grass roots level with a growing number of support programmes in place.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading the implementation of the organisation’s commercial strategy.
  • Developing commercial, sponsorship and advertising partnerships that generate new revenue streams for the organisation.
  • Leading the commercial development of the New Zealand Golf website and associated digital properties.
  • Securing charitable trust funding and maintaining strong relationships with charitable trust organisations.
  • Effectively managing partnership relationships.
  • Fostering productive relationships between New Zealand Golf, District Associations, Golf Clubs and other stakeholders.

Click Here to view a position overview for this role.

To make an application for this role, please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae by email to Dean Murphy, Chief Executive: dean@nzgolf.org.nz

Applications for this position close 14 April 2017.

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New Zealand Golf - Regional Support Manager: Northern Region

New Zealand Golf Inc. (NZ Golf) are seeking a sport capability professional with excellent strategic, facilitation and communication skills for an Auckland based Regional Support Manager (RSM) role.

The RSM will be responsible for developing and delivering a strategy to lead regional projects and support golf clubs to increase the health of golf in the region. The role will cover Auckland, North Harbour and Northland.

Please CLICK HERE to see the position description for further information. If you believe you have the skills and attributes to succeed in this vital role please email your CV and covering letter to the following address;

Carl Fenton - National Club Support and Participation Manager
carl@nzgolf.org.nz
Applications close 5pm 20 April 2017

Please be prepared for interviews to commence early the following week.



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Academy of Caddy Traininig

For your chance to be have a career as a caddy visit www.actnz.nz to find out more about the opportunity to carry the bag for the best.

Vision

For our trained caddies to be of benefit and an asset to the golf industry. 

Mission

To produce and develop high performance caddies with the opportunities to be involved within this vocational pathway.

Specific Goals

-To develop our trainees to an internationally recognised standard.
-To work closely and directly with each individual trainee to map out and develop their personal goals and  ambitions for future pathways.
-To offer our qualified caddies and trainee's services to the wide range of opportunities both nationally and  internationally.
-To open up further career pathways and opportunities within our caddy networks for our qualified trainees.
-To establish streamlined and on-going performance indicators and review systems to measure the  achievement of these visions and goals.


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