The BUZZ Team


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

  • Duty Manager

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    WOW - we've been BUZZed to find a super talented hospo hero. We seek a Duty 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 "hand on" hospo professional looking for the next ...

  • General Manager

    Location: Napier Salary: N/A Posted:

    We've been BUZZed and have a rare opportunity for an industry professional to join The Hawkes Bay Club. Established in 1868, the Hawkes Bay Club has a long standing reputation as a home away from home for its members, whilst maintaining the highest levels of hospitality and services. We now seek a hospitality profes...

  • Demi Chef de Partie

    Location: Auckland City Salary: $21 - $22 per hour Posted:

    We have been BUZZed and currently looking for an experience Demi Chef to assist in the running high profile kitchen operation. The successful candidate will be a qualified and highly experienced Commis Chef ready to take the next step or a CDP looking for guaranteed hours and days of work. If you are currently worki...

  • Sous Chef

    Location: Christchurch Salary: $25 - $27 per hour Posted:

    We have been BUZZed and looking for a talented Sous, competent on the grill and hot sections with the desire and hunger to serve the best cuisine is town. The General Manager is looking for career chefs (not those just looking for a job) to join the small brigade and cook up a storm. If your a master of the "hots" a...