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Ski Area General Manager – Treble Cone

Ref: JN -012018-59096
New Zealand, Otago
Property & Real Estate, Business Development
31st January 2018
Job Type

It's not often that a role like this is brought to market so it's with excitement that we announce Treble Cone are now recruiting for a Ski Area General Manager to run the ski area and associated business streams. 

TC is a legendary New Zealand ski field with a rich history of providing an exceptional snow sport experience for Kiwis and international visitors who frequent its slopes. As the largest ski field in the Queenstown/Wanaka district at 550ha of rideable terrain and 700m of vertical its place as one of the leading ski areas in the country is firmly in place.

The recruitment of a new General Manager intersects with an exciting period of change in the strategic direction of the ski area. At the center of the new strategy is visitor experience which is informing new thinking on a range of exciting developments for TC which include the infrastructure and hospitality assets on field. The vision for the future of the business is innovative and will place TC on the leading edge of the industry here in NZ. It's critical that the person who takes on this role has a heightened understanding of international trends and practices. 

The Ski Area GM will be responsible for running all aspects of the ski area business. This will include ski field operations, sales & marketing, rental and ski school, guest services and food & beverage services. The position is supported by a strong team of industry professionals reporting in to it as well as having commercial and strategic support from the ownership group. The role reports to the Board via the Executive Director. 

Key skills and attributes are as follows; 

  • At least 15yrs industry experience, ideally gained in the NZ ski industry
  • Proven commercial acumen 
  • Excellent team building and people management skills 
  • Ability to operate successfully in a dynamic and changing environment 
    • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships within the group and across a broad supplier network
  • Understanding of high end experiential tourism  
  • A keen eye for detail and natural problem-solving skills 
  • A relentlessly positive outlook and excellent communication skills! 

It's been a long time since an opportunity at this level with Treble Cone has been made available to the market. The excellent reputation of the ski area is indelible, the potential of the business is vast, and the ambition of the ownership group is seriously exciting. The Ski Area General Manager is going to be central to the future direction and success of Treble Cone, to register your interest in confidence please apply with your CV attached. 

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