Area Manager - Exclusive Opportunity in Melbourne, Victoria.

·         Leading international retailer that promotes from within

·         Market leading remuneration, car, iPhone, relocation costs

           Exceptional Development program

We are seeking talented professionals for an exclusive career opportunity in Victoria with a market leading supermarket chain boasting over 400 stores across Australia. For the first time, this successful global business is looking for New Zealand talent to build their team. Their success story is unequalled, and as Area Manager you will be a vital piece of their high performing business.

Area Managers are responsible for 3 – 5 multimillion dollar businesses, so it is essential that you are ambitious, self-motivated and results driven. The role offers high levels of autonomy and responsibility; you are expected to drive results and mentor a high performing team. Your hard work will be generously compensated with market leading remuneration and a company vehicle. Our client offers a comprehensive 12 month training program which will provide you with the skills and experience necessary to achieve.

To be considered for these positons you must have successfully completed a University Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree coupled with 3+ year’s leadership experience. Whilst experience in any discipline is considered, all Area Managers must have the ability to drive and deliver on significant P&L responsibilities, a mentoring and supportive leadership style, and advanced time management.

Our client offers a very generous remuneration package as well as relocation costs to assist successful candidates advancing their career in Australia. If you are interested in hearing more about this exclusive opportunity, call Hannah on 03 955 4550 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, apply now to register your interest.

To apply please send your CV and quote Vacancy 59524 to
All enquiries to +64 3 955 4550

Development and Engagament Manager.

Oyster Executive Recruitment is proud to be partnering with the Otago Community Hospice to present this exciting opportunity for a talented professional with broad experience in marketing, communications and fundraising. Recognised as a leader in their field both locally and nationally, the Otago Community Hospice is a charitable organisation who prides themselves on providing specialist palliative care and support to patients and their families throughout Otago.

To ensure ongoing growth and success, we are seeking a Development and Engagement Manager to drive the marketing, communications and fundraising activities across the organisation. This is a diverse and rewarding role that is perfectly suited to a creative and resourceful marketing professional with strong staff management skills and a commitment to community engagement.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and working collaboratively with the senior management team, the Development and Engagement Manager will be responsible for the following;

•    Development and implementation, and evaluation of fundraising, communication and marketing plans.
•    Leading internal and external communications and PR activity including social and digital media, copy writing, mail outs and driving national awareness initiatives.
•    Lead fundraising activity to ensure maximum revenue from a range of channels
•    Build strong and productive relationships with local service clubs, sponsors, donors, media outlets and other relevant stakeholders.
•    Providing influential leadership and management to the retail, fundraising and volunteer staff.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in marketing, communications and fundraising, coupled with strong staff management expertise. The ability to adapt between working strategically and operationally is essential as you will be driving new approaches, leading by example and engaging with a diverse range of business and community members.

In return you will receive the support of a dedicated team, significant role diversity, and the reward of making a difference to the Otago Community. This is an exceptional opportunity so register your interest immediately to be considered. Position descriptions also available.

To apply please send your CV and quote Vacancy 63343 to
All enquiries to +64 3 955 4550

Retail Operations Manager.

The Otago Community Hospice is a charitable organisation who prides themselves on providing specialist palliative care and support to patients and their families throughout Otago. Recognised as a leader in their field both locally and nationally, they are highly regarded in the work that they do for the community, and are looking for a talented retail professional to ensure their continued success.

As Retail Operations Manager you will manage 7 Hospice Shops located throughout Otago. These high performing stores currently contribute to over 40% of the organisation’s total fundraising income with plans to drive growth even further. You will have the opportunity to improve systems, develop effective targets, and drive the retail operations channel forward with the support of an established and experienced team.

Reporting to the Development and Engagement Manager you will be responsible for;

•    Staff management, training and development of 12 paid staff and over 200 volunteers
•    Profit margins and sales performance
•    Identifying opportunities to increase stock availability through marketing and community engagement
•    Lead new business development in identifying potential new store sites throughout Otago
•    Manage marketing campaigns, promotional activity,  and PR of the retail channel
•    Facility, lease and equipment management

The successful candidate will have;

•    3+ years of retail management experience
•    Excellent staff leadership capabilities; with particular expertise in staff training and new system implementation
•     A proven track record of sales and profit achievement
•    The ability to identify, evaluate and implement new business opportunities
•    A flair for marketing, community engagement and communications

This is an exceptional opportunity to use your retail management experience in a rewarding and exciting role. Register your interest immediately to be considered. Position descriptions available upon request. 

To apply please send your CV and quote Vacancy 63344 to
All enquiries to +64 3 955 4550

Operations Manager.

Red Badge is seeking a dynamic, results oriented Operations Manager with a proven track record of successful leadership to join their growing organisation. Red Badge is a market leader who provides total security and event solutions throughout New Zealand. Due their recent success in winning a major contract, this new role has been created to lead the charge in establishing a Dunedin branch and ensure its ongoing success.

To be successful in this role you will be ambitious, customer focused and keen to grow with the business. The key objective of this role is to play a major part in ensuring that the Dunedin operation is profitable, compliant and a place where high quality staff are selected and developed.  Reporting to the General Manager of Red Security, you will lead two direct reports and oversee a large casual staff pool.


Key areas of responsibility:

·        * Provide operational leadership to the Dunedin branch

·        * Engage and develop staff in order to foster a high performing culture

·        * Ensure accurate delivery of service to clients

·         * Identify potential  commercial sales and areas for business development

·         * Financial management, forecasting and reporting


Key skills:

·       *  Proven leadership and management experience

·        * Experience within the security or events industry (preferable)

·        * Advanced communication and relationship building skills

·        * The ability to identify new business opportunities and maximise revenue

·        * An understanding of compliance and health and safety



·         * Security and stability – work for an established nation wide organisation who has a diverse service offering and a track record of success

·         * Make your mark – you will play a critical part in establishing a new Dunedin operation with endless potential ahead

·        * Major contract exposure – gain significant experience working on major security contracts and learn from the best in the business


This role offers the opportunity to prove yourself in a senior position with a market leader, while gaining excellent industry experience.


To apply please send your CV and quote Vacancy 63409 to
All enquiries to +64 3 955 4550

Conference and Event Attraction Manager.

Forsyth Barr Stadium is just one of the success stories managed by Dunedin’s premier conference and event service companies. Dunedin Venues Management Limited’s portfolio includes;

•    The Dunedin Centre – the very best in conference, exhibition and performance facilities
•    The University of Otago Oval – a premier sports ground hosting international and national cricket,
•    Forsyth Barr Stadium – the world’s only fully roofed, natural turf stadium

This influential and rewarding role will provide leadership and expertise in identifying, targeting and securing major national and international events with the view of developing a strong positive city profile. The role will engage with stakeholders nationally and internationally, promoting Dunedin as a destination worthy of world class conferences and events.

The role

•    Ensure DVML and Dunedin City are represented and promoted in the national and international event markets.
•    Forge sustainable relationships with stakeholders and global contacts to create a legacy of achieving strategic objectives
•    Increase the quantity and quality of major events and conferences hosted in Dunedin. 
•    Prepare and submit major RFP’s and tender processes.

Your skills and experience

•    Proven experience in Major Event Management and/or Strategic Event Attraction
•    Demonstrated experience managing significant tender and RFP processes
•    Knowledge of national and international event markets
•    Highly competent relationship management, influencing and negotiation skills
•    Innovation, creativity and energy

This role presents the opportunity to be part of an innovative and driven team, as well as the opportunity to build relationships with influencers, major stakeholders and decision makers.



To apply please send your CV and quote Vacancy 62927 to
All enquiries to +64 3 955 4550