Tourism, Trade and Investment Advisor

Tourism, Trade and Investment Advisor

Job Title: Tourism, Trade and Investment Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Charters Towers, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH643_1555553209
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 18, 2019 14:06

Job Description

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Transform the community and economy of the Charters Towers region as Council's lead tourism, trade and investment professional.

The Charters Towers region has enormous economic development potential and there are a large number of projects currently being brought to maturity. This position is primarily responsible for engaging with developers and investors and facilitating and negotiating outstanding economic development outcomes.

This is a 4 year performance based contract.

The Tourism, Trade and Investment Advisor plays a key role in driving the promotion and generation of sustainable business, economic development initiatives and tourism experiences within the Charters Towers Region.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with government agencies, business and investors to enhance economic development and employment opportunities across the region;
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of Council's Tourism and Economic Development Strategy;
  • Develop strategies to create and respond to new economic development opportunities; and
  • Attract new businesses and employment to the Charters Towers region.

Applicants must possess a relevant qualification and demonstrate substantial experience and a history of success in a similar role or function.

The Charters Towers Region is an important and diverse economic driver in the Queensland economy, with Mining, Tourism, Agriculture and Education the major industries. The region is poised for growth, with substantial investment planned in irrigated agriculture, urban and commercial development, mining and the construction and expansion of military facilities and infrastructure throughout the region.

Council is offering an excellent remuneration package, which reflects the significance of this position to the organisation and community and to attract the highest calibre candidates.

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. Leading Roles will undertake checks to confirm your right to work in Australia at offer stage.

Apply with your CV and a cover letter, addressing the requirements of the position as outlined in the position description and the information pack. Applications should be provided in Word (.doc or .docx) format.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10 May 2019 at 5pm.