Tourism Development Executive
Job Vacancy | Tourism Development Executive | Signature Staff
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  • Enjoy a 9-day fortnight with flexible work schedules
  • Recognised as a star-rated employer
  • Participate in a wellness program

About our client

Our client serves as the premier economic development and destination management organisation for North Queensland. With a rich history spanning over 30 years, they have been instrumental in driving economic advancement in the region. Their primary goal is to ensure the long-term prosperity of Townsville North Queensland.

The opportunity

Are you enthusiastic about tourism and ready to make a significant impact on the economic growth of Townsville North Queensland? We are seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Tourism Development Executive. In this position, you'll play a key role in expanding the Townsville North Queensland Visitor Economy by collaborating with local tourism businesses to enhance products and experiences, encouraging longer stays and boosting community prosperity.

Additionally, you'll oversee 50+ volunteers at our Visitor Information Centre in Townsville city, ensuring they provide exceptional and personalised experiences for the town’s visitors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts in product and industry development to elevate tourism offerings in Townsville North Queensland.
  • Implement strategies to boost cruise attraction and leverage the expanding cruise tourism market.
  • Create captivating educational tourism programs highlighting the distinctive features of our region.
  • Collaborate with trade partners to cultivate strategic alliances and promotional prospects.
  • Coordinate with the Marketing team to engage with the industry for destination campaigns.
  • Supervise the Visitor Information Centre and manage the volunteer program to ensure visitors receive outstanding service and assistance.

What we seek:

  • Degree or Diploma in Tourism, Business Management or similar
  • Familiarity with the Townsville North Queensland region, its attractions, and tourism-related activities.
  • A solid grasp of prevailing and evolving trends in domestic and international visitor growth and attraction.
  • Proficiency in business development and the management of sales leads.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Capacity to collaborate harmoniously with a variety of stakeholders.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for promoting and enriching the visitor experience.
  • Experience in overseeing and coordinating daily activities for groups, including task allocation and training.
  • Prior involvement in overseeing a volunteer or membership program (preferred). 

What’s in it for you:

  • Contribute to ensuring the future of Townsville North Queensland
  • Enjoy a 9-day fortnight with flexible work schedules
  • Participate in a wellness program
  • Exciting chance to contribute to the growth of our local tourism sector
  • Lead an enthusiastic team of volunteers for an outstanding visitor experience
  • Recognised as a star-rated employer

 

We are unable to process applications from candidates with temporary working visas or those seeking sponsorship.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Katie Beattie at 07 4050 3888, quoting Ref No. TDERI0324KB.

Job Vacancy | Tourism Development Executive | Signature Staff
  • Enjoy a 9-day fortnight with flexible work schedules
  • Recognised as a star-rated employer
  • Participate in a wellness program

About our client

Our client serves as the premier economic development and destination management organisation for North Queensland. With a rich history spanning over 30 years, they have been instrumental in driving economic advancement in the region. Their primary goal is to ensure the long-term prosperity of Townsville North Queensland.

The opportunity

Are you enthusiastic about tourism and ready to make a significant impact on the economic growth of Townsville North Queensland? We are seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Tourism Development Executive. In this position, you'll play a key role in expanding the Townsville North Queensland Visitor Economy by collaborating with local tourism businesses to enhance products and experiences, encouraging longer stays and boosting community prosperity.

Additionally, you'll oversee 50+ volunteers at our Visitor Information Centre in Townsville city, ensuring they provide exceptional and personalised experiences for the town’s visitors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts in product and industry development to elevate tourism offerings in Townsville North Queensland.
  • Implement strategies to boost cruise attraction and leverage the expanding cruise tourism market.
  • Create captivating educational tourism programs highlighting the distinctive features of our region.
  • Collaborate with trade partners to cultivate strategic alliances and promotional prospects.
  • Coordinate with the Marketing team to engage with the industry for destination campaigns.
  • Supervise the Visitor Information Centre and manage the volunteer program to ensure visitors receive outstanding service and assistance.

What we seek:

  • Degree or Diploma in Tourism, Business Management or similar
  • Familiarity with the Townsville North Queensland region, its attractions, and tourism-related activities.
  • A solid grasp of prevailing and evolving trends in domestic and international visitor growth and attraction.
  • Proficiency in business development and the management of sales leads.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Capacity to collaborate harmoniously with a variety of stakeholders.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for promoting and enriching the visitor experience.
  • Experience in overseeing and coordinating daily activities for groups, including task allocation and training.
  • Prior involvement in overseeing a volunteer or membership program (preferred). 

What’s in it for you:

  • Contribute to ensuring the future of Townsville North Queensland
  • Enjoy a 9-day fortnight with flexible work schedules
  • Participate in a wellness program
  • Exciting chance to contribute to the growth of our local tourism sector
  • Lead an enthusiastic team of volunteers for an outstanding visitor experience
  • Recognised as a star-rated employer

 

We are unable to process applications from candidates with temporary working visas or those seeking sponsorship.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Katie Beattie at 07 4050 3888, quoting Ref No. TDERI0324KB.