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

To apply for a position, simply download an application form by clicking the link at the bottom of the job advert, then (along with a covering letter and C.V.) email it back to recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz or the address specified in the job listing.

Or post it back to:

The People Team,
Southern Hospitality Ltd,
P.O. Box 425,
Dunedin

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!

Showroom Sales Person

Applications close: Friday 27th October 2017

Location: Tauranga

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

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.

We are excited to offer the opportunity for someone to join our team as a Showroom Sales Person. Working from our Tauranga branch, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Providing an exceptional service to all customers - both on the phone and in person
  • Ensuring showroom displays are visually appealing with up to date signage and pricing
  • General and sales related administration

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can-do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you. The successful applicant will also have:

  • Hospitality or foodservice industry experience and a background in retail sales and retail display
  • Awesome communication skills, and customer service experience
  • Administrative experience, and be able to work with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

In return for your hard work we offer excellent training and good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals. Along with this you’ll receive a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity for ongoing development.

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 Friday 27th October 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form




Showroom Manager

Applications close: Friday 20th October 2017

Location: Palmerston North

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

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.

We are excited to offer the opportunity for someone to join our team as a Showroom Manager. Working from our Palmerston North branch, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Showroom Sales Staff to deliver unrivalled service and innovation to our customers
  • Maintaining and building the profile of Southern Hospitality as the supplier of choice for the area
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, particularly relating to stock and inventory management

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work. A customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious person with a ‘can –do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you. The successful applicant will also ideally have:

  • Hospitality or foodservice industry experience and a background in retail sales
  • Experience leading a successful team, and coaching others to deliver excellent customer service
  • NCEA level 3 (seventh form equivalent)

In return for your hard work we offer excellent training and good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals. Along with this you’ll receive a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity for ongoing development.

To request a job description please email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz

Applications close Friday 20th October 2017 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form