New Zealand

Kia Ora, welcome to Careers at IHG New Zealand

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In IHG New Zealand, it takes a diverse team to deliver great hotels guests love in our seven hotels around NZ. Every year we welcome travellers who wish to experience all the fascinating attractions that we have to offer.  

New Zealand offers a great focus on work life balance and adventure and we offer many opportunities within our kitchen team, food & beverage service, front office, events and housekeeping.  We are known for having the best people and giving them room to grow and develop their career within IHG.

If, like us, you apply the same amount of passion to your job as you do to your hobbies, you could be part of our friendly NZ team delivering the very best service to our guests.

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Join Us and We’ll Give You Room To Grow

There’s no one quite like you. Your talents, dreams and interests make you who you are. And that’s what we want at IHG. We know that a team with different perspectives, interests, desires and skills can only make us stronger. Which is why you’ll find you’ll have room to be yourself at IHG.

And because your career will be as unique as you are, you’ll have all the support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. So, if you want to work somewhere with room for you, find out more about joining us today by going to

Growing on the Job

We are fully committed to ensuring everyone has great career opportunities and the chance to experience new things through a range of career options at IHG.

Digital earning is encouarged and the opportunity to transfer to a different role or move to a different city or country is possible. 

At IHG®, doing what’s right and making a positive impact on the world around us is part of who we are.


Early Careers Programmes


Beginning your career at IHG will help you to discover your true potential. Explore our work experience, internship, apprenticeship and graduate opportunities. Check in to more than a job. Check into possibility

For more information, please click here to visit our Early Careers website.


In New Zealand we are proud to offer a range of truly great benefits, including:

  • Be part of amazing teams in a fast growing region with new hotels opening across New Zealand

  • We work in an environment where we put our people at the heart of what we do

  • We’re dedicated to helping all our employees grow and achieve their full potential

  • We understand the importance of recognising and rewarding our people

  • We aim to create a flexible working culture reflective of our global footprint and customers creating a diverse and inclusive environment

  • We’ve won plenty of awards recognised both nationally and internationally.

"As a company that provides true hospitality for everyone, people are at the very heart of our business. Creating a workplace environment where our colleagues are highly engaged is intrinsic to how we operate our business"


Through the IHG Academy, IHG hotels and corporate offices collaborate with educational providers and community groups to help local people build their hospitality skills and improve their employability.

In New Zealand we have developed partnerships with some of the most established hotel schools in the region to ensure students are provided great learning experiences within our hotels and provide great careers within IHG

 Pacific International Hotel Management School, New Plymouth

 Queenstown Resort College, Queenstown

 Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand, Wellington

We also partner with a number of other regional universities, colleges and foundations

We are looking for some talented chefs to join our teams across New Zealand - please get in touch!

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