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Directors - Rotorua Economic Development Board


Rotorua Economic Development Board

Closing Date : 26 May 2017

Rotorua Lakes Council is seeking expressions of interest for vacancies on its Council-Controlled Organisation (CCO), Rotorua Economic Development Ltd. This CCO was formed one year ago as a result of the integration and merger of Grow Rotorua (Economic Development Agency) and Destination Rotorua (Regional Tourism Organisation), and will be responsible for supporting Rotorua Lakes Council achieve its 2030 district vision. With the integration now largely complete, Rotorua Lakes Council is now eager to attract board members to govern its ongoing operations.

Preferred candidates will bring substantial experience in tourism, destination marketing and/or management, and will ideally have strong local business networks. Also sought are those with knowledge of detailed investment analysis and wider, relevant networks within central government, with investors and with other major funders. In particular, strong relationships and representation with local Iwi (and Māori asset owning entities) are integral to Rotorua Lakes Council’s vision, so suitable candidates with experience working with and for comparable entities will also be considered.

Council board appointments are for a fixed term of three years and the skills sought are clearly defined to enable high quality governance through appropriate contestability of ideas and informed debate. During this process Council will actively consider its objective of ensuring diversity on each board.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to cvakl@sheffield.co.nz quoting 838181ma. Applications close on 26 May 2017. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Amy Tea on +64 9 367 1522 (DDI) or Nicholas Buck on +64 4 471 5836.

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