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Manager Tourism

Job Title: Manager Tourism
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Classification: Corporate Services
Client: Balonne Shire Council
Reference: BBBH523_1541054375
Job Published: 01 Nov 2018
Closing Date: 19 Nov 2018

Job Description

The Balonne Shire Council is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Manager Tourism to join their highly motivated team. Located in the picturesque town of St George, this position plays a key role in developing and implementing effective tourism strategies and campaigns to attract visitors and support economic development in the region.

Drawing on your prior experience in the tourism or marketing industries, key responsibilities include:

  • The development and management of a regionally aligned tourism strategy to support economic growth;
  • Oversight, support and evaluation of regional events;
  • Development of mutually beneficial partnerships;
  • Oversight of the Visitor Information Centre; and
  • Leadership of a small team of employees and volunteers.

Experience in a similar or related role is essential, along with program and project management skills, including budget management experience. Qualifications in tourism, marketing or a similar field, will be highly regarded.

The Balonne Shire Council has a population of 4500 and serves the communities of St George, Thallon, Dirranbandi, Bollon, Nindigully, Mungindi, and Hebel. St George is located five hours' drive west of Brisbane and has a regional airport.

The Balonne Shire Council is offering a competitive package, along with professional growth and development.

Click below to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application. For a confidential discussion please contact Belinda Walker on 0411 449 447.

The application period for this role ends at 5pm on Monday 19 November 2018.