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The BUZZ Team

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Ben Crossen APRCSA

Director and Principal Consultant

Ben is a Foundation member of BUZZ and is now the owner and Managing Director of BUZZ. Over the past ten years Ben has consistently been the top performing Hospitality, Tourism and Travel recruiter in New Zealand and has worked with some of Australasia's top establishments,

Ben spent five years living and working overseas, where he found his calling for recruitment, working in the competitive UK market for two years. With over ten years recruitment experience across the Hospitality, Travel & Tourism sector in New Zealand, Ben has a industry reputation for getting the job done, without compromising on quality of service. , With his industry network reaching a  wide range of job seekers, Ben speacialises on engaging those not actively looking. 

An out of the Box recruiting innovator, Ben is known for his working relationships with leadership and his experience in niche searches.  

Ben's latest roles

  • Venue Manager

    Location: Christchurch Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 + benefits Posted:

    We've been BUZZed to find a Venue Manager to become the face of the business, the heart and soul of the staff and create a culture where hospitality is seen as much more than a job - a profession to be proud of. If you are a "hands on" hospo professional looking for the next step in you career...get BUZZing! An esta...

  • 5* Lodge Manager

    Location: North Island Other Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been BUZZed to find a industry professional. with exposure to the high end market. This is a very rare position and has not been advertised in over 15 years. If you are an effective "HANDS ON" Manager, with a career focusing on exclusive luxury properties and know the understanding of "Kiwi Hospitality", give ...

  • Jnr Sous Chef

    Location: Christchurch Salary: $21 - $23 per hour Posted:

    We have been BUZZed & looking for a talented CDP or Sous Chef with the desire and hunger to move into a formal dining restaurant. Business is booming, with record numbers flocking through the doors - this place is leading the way in running a successful restaurant. The Executive Chef is looking for someone talented,...

  • Director of Sales & Marketing

    Location: Auckland City Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been BUZZed to find an outstanding Director of Sales & Marketing for one of New Zealands premier luxury hotels. Focusing on the corporate business segment, the Director of Sales is responsible for the total revenue development within the hotel through sourcing, securing and maximising all sales opportunities a...

  • General Manager

    Location: Christchurch Salary: $85,000 OTE package Posted:

    We've been BUZZed and have a cracking General Managers position, ripe for the picking. Due to an internal promotion within this expanding hospitality group, we have a General Managers vacancy available for the first time in over 3 1/2 years! If you are looking to join a progressive company, where you are rewarded fo...

  • Duty Manager

    Location: North Shore Salary: $23 - $26 per hour Posted:

    Are you looking to join a company where you are valued, staff turnover is low and the owner are respected by the staff?? Well...we've been BUZZed! These guys have been growing at a rapid rate and with a new venue opening, they are in need of more talent to manage the operations. If you have proven experience and a d...

  • Restaurant Supervisor

    Location: Christchurch Salary: $21 - $25 per hour Posted:

    WOW - we've been BUZZed to find a super talented supervisor to become the face of the business, the heart and soul of the staff and create a culture where hospitality is seen as much more than a job - a profession to be proud of. If you are a "hands on" ala carte hospo professional looking for the next step in you c...