Sales and Reservations Assistant

21st December 2016

Alpine Guides Fox Glacier is looking for an outgoing and motivated Sales and Reservations Assistant to join our team.

Fox Glacier is New Zealand’s largest commercially guided glacier, situated in Glacier Country, on the West Coast of the South Island. We pride ourselves in providing awesome experiences such as; guided walks, ice climbing adventures and helihikes.

Our Customer Services Team is the first point of contact for our clients and plays an important part in the day to day running of the business. The role is also responsible for retail sales and New Zealand post for Fox Glacier.

The position requires somebody who can work effectively and positively under pressure, and can be motivated when left without supervision. The Sales and Reservations position is ideal for somebody who is looking to expand their understanding of the Customer Service and Tourism industries.

The ideal applicant would have:

  • A cheerful and positive personality
  • Be a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a customer service role
  • Good computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with retail or booking systems would be an advantage

For the right candidate we offer a vibrant working environment, with opportunities to expand your skill set, good staff accommodation and a great part of New Zealand to work and live in.

We are currently offering a full time permanent position 35 hrs pw in winter and 45 pw in summer. The successful person can expect an hourly rate of between $17.50 – $19.00, depending on experience as well as good incentives and access to regular Glacier trips.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand or hold a work visa with at least one year still valid, need apply. Applications close Monday 9th January 2016.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to Customer Services Manager Christina Paterson   or contact 03 751 0825 (ext 3) for more information and a full position description.