Strategic Relationship Manager – ATEED – Auckland

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Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) helps create a future of prosperity and opportunity for Auckland and achieve our shared vision of being the world’s most liveable city.

We contribute by leading and supporting initiatives and networks that attract talent and investment, boost business and job creation, foster innovation and an entrepreneurial culture, grow our visitor economy, and shape Auckland’s identity to stand out globally.

As Auckland Council’s economic growth agency, ATEED is tasked with driving innovation and leading the successful transformation of the regional economy. We do this by maximising Auckland’s potential to make our city more attractive than international competitor cities for investing, visiting, doing business, and living. By supporting the growth of a vibrant and competitive economy, we will facilitate new smart money and high-value jobs.

Therefore, we need your experience and skills in building and developing relationships with C-level executives to attract international and local businesses to Auckland. Your experience having worked/working with multi-national companies and the ability to work across international borders will be essential for this role. You need to have the passion for the City to promote it to key investors, and have good Auckland networks to ensure they succeed in establishing their business in Auckland.

Interested? Then you’ll need to be diligent in ensuring new companies and investors become part of ATEED’s best-practise proactive aftercare service; you will track their progress and be driven to find additional opportunities to leverage from the relationship. A successful candidate will need to bring:

  • Extensive experience in C-level executive relationship management.
  • Experience in leading high impact programmes and client projects spanning organisational development, change management, information technology.
  • Advanced interpersonal/communication skills and the ability to influence decision makers.
  • Experience working for/with multinational companies.
  • Experience working across international borders.
  • Proven ability to achieve results based on agreed performance measures and timelines.

ATEED has a broad and exciting mandate covering business investment, major events and tourism, and you will work with other units on an integrated approach to drive economic growth. So this is the perfect role for someone looking for a dynamic, challenging and evolving environment. Play a pivotal role in building Auckland’s global brand and international reputation, and take an active part in driving Auckland’s future. Apply now!

Applications will close on Thursday, 17 August at 10.30 pm.

*Please note, the actual title of this role is Business Channel Manager as per the attached Position Description.

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