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Executive Assistant - New Zealand Golf

About the Organisation
New Zealand Golf is a not-for profit charitable trust established in 1910 as the governing body for golf in New Zealand responsible for leading, growing and supporting the game. Golf is the most played sport in New Zealand with over half a million kiwis playing each year at one of the 390 clubs throughout the country.

The successful candidate will work with a passionate team who embrace a people and family first culture. With a central focus on employee wellbeing, our team enjoy benefits such as a flexible work environment, additional maternity/paternity support, birthday’s off plus gym and golf memberships. The team is a hard-working group who believe golf enriches the lives of those engaged with the game.

About the Role
The primary purpose of this Executive Assistant role is to provide timely, accurate and professional administrative support to the executive functions of the business. An additional focus is to lead the efficient and high performing management of the New Zealand Golf office environment.

The ideal candidate will be a born organiser who likes a fast faced and busy environment. We are looking for that special person who can not only keep the organisation functioning at a high level but also be the glue that holds our people together.

This position requires an energetic and skilled individual who can add value to our organisation and the wider golf sector.

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If you have the interest, passion and background to succeed in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.
To be considered for any New Zealand Golf role you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand. New Zealand Golf is an equal opportunity employer. We recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

To apply please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Dean Murphy by email: 

Applications close 11 December 2020. 

Academy of Caddy Training
For your chance to be have a career as a caddy visit to find out more about the opportunity to carry the bag for the best. 

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

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.


Exciting Job Opportunity At Hanmer Springs - New Zealand's Favourite Destination Golf Club!

Position Available:

Office & Marketing Assistant

This would be a dream post for an up and coming Golf Professional (or future golf pro) looking for a new post with unlimited future potential.

Hours: minimum of 20 per week

MUST be able to work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

Additional hours will be available to cover staff holidays and special events.

Must be a genuine team player and a people person who gets on well with everyone.

Duties include:

- Providing cover for the Office including serving customers, taking bookings on phone and in person

- Helping to market the Golf Club and associated events, through for example updating the website, producing posters, sending emails and newsletters (High Level Training will be provided for this)

- There will be some cleaning duties each Monday

You will be:

- Confident and skilled with computers and quick to learn new programs and software. Experience of using Vend would be an advantage.

- Excellent English skills, including good grammar and spelling to be able to proof read and send out emails, newsletters and other communications

- A friendly ‘people person’, both face-to-face and on the phone, who works well in a team

- Keen to learn more about marketing and communications

- Extremely trustworthy and reliable

- Understands and demonstrates confidentiality

- Knowledge and enjoyment of golf would be ideal but not essential

(Although this position isn't specifically for a golf professional, there would definitely be further hours and opportunities for such a person)

Excellent references essential.

To apply or enquire further, please send an email to:

Including a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the above criteria.