Employment Opportunities

Employment Christchurch Team

Are you looking for work in the hospitality industry? Southern Hospitality Ltd is the largest supplier of hospitality equipment to the industry throughout New Zealand. At present, we employ over 200 staff, 80 of which are qualified chefs and industry professionals. We are often looking for more industry trained people to widen our company's skill base. All job applications will be treated in strict confidence.

We also have positions available in Australia - check out our Australian vacancies.

If you have any enquiries please call the People Team on +64 3 477 6969 or for a detailed job description email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz

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If you are interested in a career where you get as much out as you put in and are recognised and rewarded for your efforts – read on!

Sales Representative

Applications close: Sunday June 3rd May 2018

Location: Hamilton

Our Company

Southern Hospitality is a fast paced and dynamic company which prides itself on offering an exceptional customer service experience - every single time. With 28 years' experience in the industry, we have successfully grown into a business with 15 branches in NZ, and 3 in Australia.

We offer awesome career development and opportunities, along with a competitive remuneration package which includes a competitive base salary and unlimited commission earning potential.

The Role

Are you passionate about Hospitality? Do you love adding value for your customers and helping them to succeed? If this sounds like you - you could be our next Sales superstar!

As a Sales Representative in the Hamilton territory - you'll be the face of our business.  You’ll be out there working with our customers to help grow their business, as well as ours. Day to day you’ll spend your time promoting and selling the complete range of equipment, supplies and services that we offer and will:

  • Manage your own territory and customer base
  • Actively seek out and win new business opportunities
  • Implement initiatives which grow existing customer sales
  • Continually develop exceptional relationships with customers to enhance the level of service we provide

Skills and experience

We are after someone who is driven, self-motivated, ambitious, resilient and who has great time management. In addition to all that you’ll also:

  • Have at least 2 years' experience in a sales position, ideally some of that will be in B2B sales
  • Be familiar with CRM/ERP from previous roles, and be comfortable using Microsoft Office products
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2, or equivalent, plus you’ll have a full NZ driver’s license
  • Be an awesome communicator - both spoken English and written communication
  • Ideally have some experience in a senior position within the hospitality or food-service industry

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and you would like a copy of the job description, please email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz to request a copy.

Applications close Sunday June 3rd May 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

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Warehouse Person

Applications close: Wednesday May 30th May 2018

Location: Tauranga

Our Company

Southern Hospitality is well recognised across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and foodservice industries. With a network of branches and a number of distribution centres throughout Australia and New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and we pride ourselves on delivering a superior customer service experience, every time.

The Role

We are excited to offer the opportunity to come and work with us on our night shift as a Warehouse Person at our North Island Distribution Centre.  In this role you will spend your time at work:

  • Receiving and dispatching goods
  • Picking and packing products
  • Driving a forklift, and at times the company van
  • Completing some administrative tasks relating to the warehouse
  • Making sure the store areas are kept clean and tidy

Skills and experience

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is available to work night shift - Monday to Friday from 4pm - 12:30am
  • Is reliable and has a positive and can-do attitude towards work
  • Has a full NZ drivers licence and a current forklift licence or certificate
  • Ideally, you will also have some experience in a warehouse-type role doing things like receiving and dispatching goods and/or picking and packing products

What we offer

We offer a great work environment, excellent training, and the company of fun and motivated colleagues. Our pay is competitive with other companies offering similar roles, and there are career progression opportunities for those who are motivated and work hard.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and you would like a copy of the job description, please email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz to request a copy.

Applications close Wednesday May 30th May 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

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Sales Representative

Applications close: Monday 28th May 2018

Location: Palmerston North

Our Company

Southern Hospitality is well recognized across Australasia as the leading supply company of the hospitality and food-service industries. With a network of branches throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment, and is currently offering the opportunity to join the company as a Sales Representative.

Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and staff are encouraged to think like a business person - it’s like running your own business. It’s all about delivering a superior customer service experience, every time.

The Role

Responsible for effectively managing a territory and customer base, with the focus on customer sales growth, actively seeking new business opportunities and developing our service and customer experience. In this role, you will spend your time promoting and selling the complete range of equipment, supplies and services that Southern Hospitality offers to the market.

The role reports into our Palmerston North branch and can be either Wairarapa or Palmerston North based, with daily travel requirements and reporting dependent on the location of the successful applicant.

Skills and experience

We are looking for a superstar that:

  • Has a passion for improvement and can take ownership for their work
  • Is customer focused, intelligent, energetic, ambitious and has a ‘can –do’ attitude
  • Is self-motivating and able to work effectively and proactively from a location that is partially remote to the rest of the team
  • Has sales experience, preferably in a business to business environment
  • Is passionate about the hospitality industry
  • Has hospitality industry experience or has been successful in a senior position in the hospitality or food-service industry.

What we offer

We offer excellent training and good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals. A competitive remuneration package will be on offer for the successful applicant, as well as an accelerated career path for high achievers.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and you would like a copy of the job description, please email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz to request a copy.

Applications close Monday 28th May 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

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