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!

Sales Representative

Applications close: Wednesday 31st January

Location: Christchurch

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

Based out of our Christchurch Branch, the role is responsible for effectively managing a specific territory and customer base, and for actively seeking new business opportunities. In this role you will spend your time promoting and selling the complete range of equipment, supplies and services that Southern Hospitality offers its customers.

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, self-motivating, intelligent, energetic, ambitious and has a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ideally is, or has been, a hospitality industry professional who has a successful career in a senior position in the hospitality or food-service industry
  • Preferably has had some experience in sales and promoting, however, for the right applicant this is not essential

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 Wednesday 31st January 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Warehouse Person

Applications close: Wednesday 31st January

Location: Christchurch

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 throughout Australia and 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.

The Role

Working from our South Island Distribution Centre, we envisage that the successful applicants will have experience in receiving and dispatching goods and picking and packing products ranging from light to heavy weights. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm.

Skills and experience

We are looking for superstars that have passion for improvement and take ownership for their work. Customer focused self-motivating, intelligent, energetic and ambitious people with a ‘can-do’ attitude. Attention to detail and organisation come naturally to you.

What we offer

We offer excellent training, good working conditions in the company of an enthusiastic and motivated team of professionals and a competitive remuneration package for the successful applicants as well as an accelerated career path to the 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 Wednesday 31st January 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Showroom Sales Person

Applications close: Thursday 1st February

Location: Wellington

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 throughout Australia and 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.

The Role

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

  • Provide an exceptional service to all customers - both on the phone and in person
  • Ensure showroom displays are visually appealing with up to date signage and pricing
  • Complete general and sales related administration duties
  • Be rostered on to work Tuesday - Saturday each week

Skills and experience

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

What we offer

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.

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 Thursday 1st February 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Sales Representative

Applications close: Wednesday 31st January

Location: Manukau

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

Based out of our Manukau Branch, the role is responsible for effectively managing a specific territory and customer base, and for actively seeking new business opportunities. In this role you will spend your time promoting and selling the complete range of equipment, supplies and services that Southern Hospitality offers its customers.

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, self-motivating, intelligent, energetic, ambitious and has a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ideally is, or has been, a hospitality industry professional who has a successful career in a senior position in the hospitality or food-service industry
  • Preferably has had some experience in sales and promoting, however, for the right applicant this is not essential

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 Wednesday 31st January 2018 and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Business Insights Analyst

Applications close: Sunday 21st January

Location: Dunedin

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 throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment. Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and we are all about delivering a superior customer service experience, every time.

The Role

We are excited to offer the opportunity for someone to join our team as a Business Insights (BI) Analyst. Based in Dunedin, this role is responsible for providing the business with meaningful data to assist with its decision making, and for supporting the implementation of technology solutions relating to our BI tool.

Duties and responsibilities

In this role you’ll have an opportunity to really set your mark through:

  • Collaborating with end users to identify analysis opportunities - then working with them to find ways to improve processes related to data flow, quality, and analysis.
  • Developing and maintaining interactive business reporting and dashboard displays.
  • Working alongside business partners to optimise metrics and key performance indicators so that better informed business decisions can be made.
  • Developing solutions that enable self-service analysis, segmentation, and modelling capabilities.

Skills and experience

For us, the successful applicant would be someone with:

  • Proven experience working in a BI, or similar role, along with a tertiary qualification in IT or business
  • Strong business partnering experience with proven successful outcomes
  • Exceptional problem solving, analytical and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of databases, SQL service/T-SQL skills, and ideally Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
  • Report building experience, including SRSS
  • While not essential, some experience programming (e.g. VB6 and .net) and with self service BI tools such as Qlikview would be ideal

What we offer

In return for your hard work we offer 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 professional development.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and you would like a copy of the job description please email recruitment@southernhospitality.co.nz or phone Leigh Williams on 021 922 672 for a confidential discussion about the role.

Applications close on Sunday 21st January, and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Showroom Manager

Applications close: Sunday 21st January

Location: Christchurch

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 throughout Australia and 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.

The Role

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

  • Leading, motivating and working alongside our knowledgeable and skilled showroom team to ensure sales targets are met.
  • Role modelling the delivery of exceptional service to all customers – both on the phone and in person.
  • Ensuring all general and sales related administrative processes are efficient and accurate.
  • Making sure that the showroom displays are visually appealing. 

Skills and experience

We are looking for a superstar that has passion for improvement and takes ownership for their work and the work of their team. 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:

  • A passion for sales and merchandising – ideally from a background in retail management
  • Hospitality or foodservice industry experience
  • Proven experience creating a high performing team and a winning culture
  • Awesome communication and administrative skills

What we offer

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.

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. We only accept applications for this position via Seek.co.nz.

Applications close on Sunday 21st January, and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form

 


 

Marketing Manager

Applications close: Sunday 21st January

Location: Auckland

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 throughout New Zealand, the business operates in a dynamic environment. Our company has a high level of transparency and autonomy and we are all about delivering a superior customer service experience, every time.

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager – Product and Marketing, we are excited to offer the opportunity for someone to join our team in the newly created role of Marketing Manager. Working from our Parnell Branch, the successful applicant will be responsible for leading a team of marketing professionals, and for leading the development of marketing initiatives to deliver exceptional customer outcomes and strong business results.

Duties and responsibilities

In this role you’ll have an opportunity to really set your mark through:

  • Working closely with the GM Product and Marketing, to develop and implement strategies to continuously improve marketing effectiveness and returns for SHL group of companies.
  • Implementing innovative and industry leading marketing ideas and concepts that will keep SHL first choice for industry. 
  • Leading the development of marketing plans and associated budgets; then tracking and monitoring their progress to ensure maximum return on investment. 
  • Being an inspirational leader to the Marketing Team.

Skills and experience

For us, the successful applicant would be someone with:

  • A marketing qualification
  • A minimum of 3-5 years Business to Business marketing experience
  • Exceptional communication skills and proven experience in writing effective marketing copy
  • A track record in leading and managing high performing teams
  • Proven commercial business acumen

What we offer

In return for your hard work we offer 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 professional development.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, and you would like a copy of the job description, or to have a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Leigh Williams at Leigh@southernhospitality.co.nz or on 021 922 672.

Applications close on Sunday 21st January, and will be treated in strict confidence.

Download an application form