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12/9/18 Visitor Advisors Come join our wild party! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Wellington Zoo’s dream is to ignite a zoo revolution. We want to connect people with animals, save animals in the wild, lead the way and build love and support for the Zoo. Everything we do at the Zoo connects back to this.

We have two exciting opportunities within the team:

  • One full time Visitor Advisor
  • One full time Fixed Term (9 months) Visitor Advisor

(please specify in your application if you have a preference for either role)

Both are responsible for providing an exceptional level of sales and service to all our visitors before, during and after their visit to the Zoo. These roles are also responsible for the sale and support of a diverse range of visitor products and services.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • retail experience with a proven track record in sales and service.
  • experience with proactive selling, in-person and/or by the phone.
  • attention to detail including cash handling skills.
  • a friendly and approachable demeanour, and a willingness to help our visitors to have the best possible Zoo experience.
  • the ability to work as a part of a diverse and outgoing team.
  • a love for the Zoo and conservation.
  • the ability to work a flexible 7-day roster, including public holidays.

Wellington Zoo is a team of powerfully passionate individuals who are champions for the welfare of all animals - within and beyond the boundaries of the zoo. We are supported by a community that actively takes part in our commitment to caring for and saving species locally, nationally and globally.

 

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 26 September 2018.

If either of these jobs sounds like you and you’d like to be part of our team please download the job description and apply now!

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12/9/18 Senior Visitor Advisor Come join our wild party! Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Wellington Zoo’s dream is to ignite a zoo revolution. We want to connect people with animals, save animals in the wild, lead the way and build love and support for the Zoo. Everything we do at the Zoo connects back to this.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Senior Visitor Advisor responsible for providing an exceptional level of sales and service to all our visitors before, during and after their visit to the Zoo. This role is also responsible for the sale and support of a diverse range of visitor products and services. Additionally, the Senior Visitor Advisor plays a key role in supporting the Sales & Service Team Leader and the Sales & Service Manager.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a proven track record in sales and service;
  • experience with proactive selling, in-person and/or by the phone;
  • specialist expertise in at least one of the following areas: sales, venues, bookings, retail operations;
  • a friendly and approachable demeanour, and demonstrated evidence of an ability to go the extra mile to help our visitors to have the best possible Zoo experience;
  • commitment to create a positive and motivating environment for the entire team;
  • demonstrated ability to provide guidance to other team members and to act as a supervisor in the absence of the Manager and Team Leader;
  • a love for the Zoo and conservation;
  • the ability to work a flexible 7-day roster, including public holidays.

Wellington Zoo is a team of powerfully passionate individuals who are champions for the welfare of all animals - within and beyond the boundaries of the zoo. We are supported by a community that actively takes part in our commitment to caring for and saving species locally, nationally and globally.

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 26 September 2018.

If this job sounds like you and you’d like to be part of our team please download the job description and apply now!

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6/9/18 Conservation Manager Conservation Manager at Wellington Zoo Wellington City - Wellington Apply for this job

Our dream is to ignite a Zoo revolution. Wellington Zoo is a team of powerfully passionate individuals who are champions for the welfare of all animals - within and beyond the boundaries of the Zoo. We are supported by a community that actively takes part in our commitment to caring for and saving species locally, nationally and globally.

We are guided by the ethos Me Tiaki, Kia Ora! We must look after our environment, so all things will flourish. It is up to us collectively to make a difference for animals and the wild places they call home.

Wellington Zoo is committed to saving animals in the wild. At the heart of this commitment is the conservation that permeates everything we do, both at the Zoo and for the programmes we support around the world. We are looking for a passionate, motivated Conservation Manager to ensure our Zoo continues to build its reputation and capability in conservation.

As this role is primarily about engaging others, the successful candidate will need to have excellent relationship management skills and a proven ability to influence others to follow your vision. We are looking for someone:

  • With a strong green furry heart;
  • Who can ensure that the Zoo’s conservation work punches above its weight
  • That can ensure Wellington Zoo is a voice to be heard for conservation and the conservation work and value of Zoos
  • With a practical understanding of conservation both locally and globally;
  • With experience in delivering conservation programmes;
  • With an understanding of the role of conservation in progressive zoos;
  • With a commitment to save animals in the wild;
  • And a relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience.

 Applications close end of business 23 September 2018.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity you can download the Job Description and for more information on Wellington Zoo please visit  https://wellingtonzoo.com 

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