Current Positions

Thank you for your interest in working with our fantastic team at the South Australian Tourism Commission.

For information on how to apply for a role with us, have a look at the help sheet.

All current positions are listed below. 

Business Development Coordinator (Events South Australia)

Events South Australia is responsible for the creation, development and procurement of nationally and internationally recognised events, to promote South Australia as a tourism destination. Events South Australia, through the South Australian Tourism Commission, owns and manages six events including: Santos Tour Down Under, Clipsal 500 Adelaide, Tasting Australia, Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Adelaide Fashion Festival and Credit Union Christmas Pageant.

As part of Events South Australia’s Business Development Team, the purpose of this role is to coordinate the delivery and management of the Regional Events and Festivals Program and assist the Business Development Manager in the procurement, fulfilment and leveraging of sponsored event opportunities.

Duties include: 

  • Grow the impact of Events in South Australia through the coordination of funding programs associated with Events South Australia’s Regional Events and Festivals Program.
  • Coordinate sponsorship fulfilment of Regional Events and Festivals Program sponsored events. 
  • Ensure Regional Events and Festivals Program sponsored events report in a timely manner and deliver on key performance indicators.
  • Work with Regional Events and Festivals Program sponsored events to find opportunities to grow and leverage their events.
  • Assist in preparing Regional Events and Festivals Program reports to the SATC Board and Minister, through ESA BD Manager and Executive Director Events.

The successful incumbent will be accustomed to travelling for work, be adaptable and flexible in their work style, and have demonstrated ability to build, grow and leverage business relationships. 

The role will be offered as a two (2) 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.

Business_Development_Coordinator_-_Position_Description_June_2017.pdf

Enquiries and applications are to be directed to Mandy Milligan on 8463 4700 at the South Australian Tourism Commission or via employment@sa.gov.au. Applications should include a resume and one page cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

Applications close: 9am, July 3rd, 2017

The South Australian Tourism Commission encourages candidates with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background to apply. 


Operations Coordinator (Events South Australia)

Events South Australia is responsible for the creation, development and procurement of nationally and internationally recognised events, to promote South Australia as a tourism destination. Events South Australia, through the South Australian Tourism Commission, owns and manages six events including: Santos Tour Down Under, Adelaide 500, Tasting Australia, Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Adelaide Fashion Festival and Credit Union Christmas Pageant. We have a rare opportunity for an events operations professional to join our team. 

The Operations Coordinator is accountable to the Operations Manager for the provision of confidential administrative services to ensure the efficient operations of the unit, as well as providing practical assistance on external sites during event periods.

Duties will include: 

  • Evaluate potential sites/venues and provide advice to the Operations Manager on its suitability.
  • Oversee build processes and site protocols, in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Manage operational aspects of site during event including access, security, traffic and crowd control, signage, infrastructure, facilities and services in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Oversee dismantle process, site protocols and site restitution in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Evaluate potential sites/venues and provide advice to the Operations Manager on its suitability.
  • Assist and support the Operations Manager in the implementation of services to the events.
  • Assist pre, during and post event with site and event logistics which require manual labour tasks.

Tertiary qualifications in event management, tourism or business-related discipline are essential, as is experience working on major public events. 

The role will be offered as a two (2) 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.

Position_Description_-_Operations_Coordinator.pdf

Enquiries and applications are to be directed to Gary Beelitz on 8463 4708, or the HR team at the South Australian Tourism Commission via employment@sa.gov.au 

Applications close: 9am, 3 July 2017. 

The South Australian Tourism Commission encourages candidates with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background to apply. 


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