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The Clutha Licensing Trust have a great opportunity available in South Otago.

Key responsibilities would be:

  • Leadership and oversight of 5 Hotels and a Liquorland situated within South Otago, go to our website and have a look at our establishments.
  • Relationship building with the local community and staff.
  • Coordinating trades people to attend to the buildings maintenance needed on all properties and liaising with the Manager.
  • Be the first point of contact person for the Clutha Licensing Trust.
  • Keeping up with all Law and local Council changes or up dates and ensuring the Managers and Board of Trustees are kept up to date.
  • Reporting to the Board of Trustees at the monthly meeting.

Key skills needed:

  • Be able to motivate and train a great team.
  • Have a good gasp of the financial aspects of the business.
  • Be innovative and willing to try something new.
  • Have a good knowledge of HR in relation to Hospitality workers.
  • Be able to develop, manage and implement a strategic plan for the future of the Trust.
  • Have a flair for advertising in all forms.

The Clutha Licensing Trust has been in South Otago since 1956 providing hospitality to locals and travelers.  Unfortunately, some of our hotels are of the same vintage.  We need someone with vision and imagination to lead the Trust establishment into the future.  You must have a good understanding of rural communities and be willing to relocate to within the South Otago area.

In return we offer you:

  • Help with accommodation and relocation costs.
  • Remuneration to be negotiated and determined by skills and experience
  • A Car
  • We will help financially with any training you may wish to undertake to upskill.
  • We promise, we do not expect miracles, but we will reward success.

We also offer the opportunity to live and work in one of NZ's most beautiful and bountiful areas.  If you enjoy, fishing, hunting, surfing, boating, hill climbs, motocross, fabulous beaches, car rally's, Catlins Forest and coastline, to name a few attractions in the area.  In addition, you have only 1 hours travel to Dunedin, less than an hour to Gore, Invercargill 1 1/2 hours, Central Otago about 2 hours, Te Anau and Queenstown about 3 hours, we are very centrally located for the lower South Island and Stewart Island.  For more information on Living, Working, Visiting and Investing in the Clutha District check out the Cluthanz website

If you are interested in the above position, please email your CV and covering letter to

Applications Close Friday 12 April 2019, 5pm.

  • Classifications: Administration & Support Services
  • Company: Clutha Licensing Trust
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand