With sights firmly set on the strategic potential of $8b in tourism expenditure by 2020, the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) is an organisation that will play a key role in the state’s economic future with tourism having been identified as one of the future growth sectors for the South Australian economy. With a diverse workforce of just over 100 staff, SATC operates in a relatively flat organisational structure that enables it to be nimble and agile.
The Business Manager, Product Development is responsible for working with tourism operators and key industry stakeholders to drive demand by developing new tourism products for South Australia. The role will provide tools and resources to existing products and experiences to build their industry capabilities and will also work on various projects that support the actions and strategies of the Destination Development Unit.
Duties will include:
- The implementation of new and refreshed tourism products and experiences that drive visitation to South Australia
- Developing and enhancing products and experiences that are strategically aligned to the South Australian Tourism Plan 2020 and close the State’s experiences gaps
- Working in partnership with key commercial industry stakeholders, including tourism operators and state and local government authorities, to deliver specific product development initiatives
- Assisting with the development of products and experiences in South Australia that are aligned to our “experience seeker” market segment, and are aligned with the State’s brand attributes
The primary focus of the Business Manager, Product Development role is to implement actions and manage projects that assist in delivery of Destination Development strategies and KPI’s. This diverse role involves working with all units within the SATC at various stages.
The role will be offered as a three (3) year contract and subject to six (6) months’ probation and participation in regular performance reviews. A salary commensurate with experience plus superannuation will be offered.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role, and candidates with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 9am Friday 6 July 2018.
Position descriptions can be downloaded here.
Enquiries and applications consisting of a resume and cover letter are to be directed to Leah Clarke at the South Australian Tourism Commission via firstname.lastname@example.org or on 8463 4513.