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Here at the SATC, we love our state and we love what we do. We want to bring visitors to South Australia to build a prosperous economy and share the love with the rest of Australia and the world. We search for undiscovered experiences, remarkable people and immersive products, and we tenaciously seek the best.

Together, we are making a difference so South Australia thrives.

As part of Events South Australia’s Acquisition & Development Team, the Development Executive coordinates the delivery and management of the Events and Festivals Program and provides assistance and influence across the wider ESA network including the fulfilment and leveraging of sponsored events, resulting in growth across key tourism metrics and KPI’s.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all events within your portfolio are delivered in accordance with SATC contract and procurement processes, and in line with negotiations
  • Risk Management Assessment undertaken for all event and significant event sponsorships
  • Prepare reports and make recommendations to the GM Acquisition & Development, ESA Executive Director, SATC CEO, SATC Board, Minister or Premier and Event Advisory Group, as requested
  • Coordinate sponsorship fulfilment of sponsored events including preparation of advertisements, logo/signage requirements, and ticketing
  • Work with sponsored events to find innovative opportunities to grow and leverage their events
  • Work with sponsored events to influence and expand on their existing audiences and eco-systems, including but not limited to local councils and private sector.
  • Assist with the organisation of event industry seminars and workshops.
  • Represent the SATC and ESA at tourism and event industry, or inter-agency forums, as required
  • Contribute to the implementation of Events South Australia’s strategic and operational system

The role will be offered as a three (3) year contract and subject to six (6) months’ probation and participation in regular performance reviews. 

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

A position description is available here.

Enquiries can be directed to HR on 8463 4511.

Applications consisting of a resume and a cover letter (your cover letter should not exceed 2 pages) are to be directed to Jenny Mann, GM Acquisitions and Development at the South Australian Tourism Commission via employment@sa.gov.au

Applications close: COB, Friday, 28 January 2022

Here at the SATC, we love our state and we love what we do. We want to bring visitors to South Australia to build a prosperous economy and share the love with the rest of Australia and the world. We search for undiscovered experiences, remarkable people and immersive products, and we tenaciously seek the best.

The Event Coordinator contributes to the successful staging of our owned and managed events by coordinating the arrangements for talent and participants attending the Santos Tour Down Under, including contracting, travel arrangements and on-event requirements. This role also manages our volunteers, as well as ensuring event offices for managed events (where required) are equipped and managed.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate all correspondence between event organiser and talent and participants
  • Manage, develop and coordinate compulsory documentation
  • Coordinate travel and accommodation logistics for talent attending Tour Down Under
  • Coordinate dining requirements for participants and talent
  • Coordinate the major event legislation enactment requirements for the Santos Tour Down Under
  • Oversee the bump in, daily running and bump out of event offices for the Santos Tour Down Under
  • Act as the first point of contact for event offices
  • Coordinate the catering for staff / volunteers and emergency response centres as required during the event
  • Maintain a central volunteer system for Events South Australia
  • Coordinate the recruitment of volunteers for the Santos Tour Down Under
  • Collate and ensure consistency of position descriptions for event volunteers
  • Roster volunteers and manage their rosters on event
  • Coordinate event credential requirements for the Santos Tour Down Under, Tasting Australia and Bridgestone World Solar Challenge including database management, printing and distribution
  • Coordinate the design and delivery of staff and volunteer event uniforms and protective clothing requirements
  • Project manage uniform and merchandise contracts including tender documents, service briefs and acquisition plans in conjunction with relevant Event Manager
  • Provide the first point of contact for the Santos Tour Down Under events, either in response to personal, telephone or email enquiries from the general public
  • Coordinate business-related administration, including records management, data entry and contractors for key stakeholders as required

The roles will be offered as three-year Non-Executive contracts and subject to six (6) months’ probation and participation in regular performance reviews.

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.

Position Description can be accessed here

Enquiries can be directed to HR on 8463 4513.

Applications consisting of a resume and a cover letter can be directed to Jessica Sherwell at the South Australian Tourism Commission via employment@sa.gov.au

Applications close: 9am 31 Jan, 2022

Here at the SATC, we love our state and we love what we do. We want to bring visitors to South Australia to build a prosperous economy and share the love with the rest of Australia and the world. We search for undiscovered experiences, remarkable people and immersive products, and we tenaciously seek the best.

Together, we are making a difference so South Australia thrives.

Reporting to the Brand Manager, this position is responsible for providing Creative Services to the SATC by undertaking graphic design and other creative related tasks, including the co-ordination of design jobs for various internal units, outsourcing specialised projects to creative agencies and liaising with third-party production companies. The role needs to manage a steady flow of inhouse and outsourced jobs, managing the flow of jobs to deadlines, and meeting and managing expectations on timelines, budgets and branding elements. The role also acts as a key brand custodian, with responsibility for quality control and brand management across all jobs, keeping SATC’s Brand Style Guide consistent and accessible for internal and external stakeholders. The role is an important part of SATC’s marketing efforts, by ensuring collateral and documentation is on-brand and of a high-quality standard.

You will be able to demonstrate and provide evidence of:

  • An under-graduate, tertiary or vocational qualification in Visual Communication, Marketing, Graphic Design or related field.
  • Experience in a professional and contemporary design environment with knowledge and familiarity with current technology, particularly within the Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premier Pro.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Liaise with and provide expert advice and solutions to internal clients about their projects’ design and production requirements.
  • Produce and deliver high quality creative solutions which will include, but is not limited to, invitations, eDMs, static and html digital adverts, short form videos, website tiles, infographics, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Maintain SATC Brand Style Guide, specifications, documentation, logos, templates and advice to external designers/clients, internal clients and service providers to ensure accurate branding of all SATC material.
  • Ensure that appropriate images from the SA Media Gallery are sourced in line with the latest Brand Style Guide to guarantee on-brand communications.
  • Monitor quality and standards at all stages of project development.
  • Continually monitor and maintain project progress against planned timelines and budgets. A key KPI measurement will be managing the traffic flow of jobs back and forth and managing and meeting expectations.
  • Identify and liaise with suitable contractors, service providers and equipment suppliers to meet project requirements.
  • Manage outsourcing of SATC design projects for various internal units.
  • Manage outsourcing of SATC printing project for various internal units.
  • Liaising with external designers/partners to obtain initial quote, to provide advice on style and to ensure the job meets clients brief, timeline and budget.

The role will be offered as a three (3) year contract and subject to six (6) months’ probation and participation in regular performance reviews.

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries can be directed to HR on 8463 4513.

Position description can be accessed here.

Applications consisting of a resume and a cover letter (your cover letter should not exceed 2 pages) are to be directed to Emma Bailes at the South Australian Tourism Commission via employment@sa.gov.au

Applications close: 9am, 2 February 2021



What we do

Here at the South Australian Tourism Commission, we do things a little differently. 

South Australia is our passion – a place where we win hearts, grow futures and change minds. 

We work as a team to share the very best of our Great State across our country, and the world – to deliver outstanding results for the tourism industry. 

We are a government agency responsible for leading and growing South Australia’s visitor economy. Achieving our goals is made possible thanks to the passionate and curious team of people who work here. The majority of our team is based in Adelaide – however, we have experts based around the world who help promote South Australia as a leading tourism destination internationally.

To find out more, see our purpose and mission. You can learn more about our business groups, including Events South Australia, Marketing, and Destination Development.

 

 

Rich in diversity, with a wide range of roles, responsibilities and clients, the South Australian Government employs more than 100,000 South Australians, making it the largest employer in the state. Visit iworkfor.sa.gov.au for more information and to view jobs across the SA public sector.

 

 


 

 

OUR VALUES

Find out more about our values and what it’s like to work at the SATC.

We thrive on taking risks and enjoy stepping outside our comfort zone.

We embrace ambiguity and fail fast to learn. We’re confident, brave and always back ourselves to deliver what we say we will.

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WOMADelaide 2018, Botanic Park, Adelaide Image Credit: Grant Hancock

We never settle for simply scratching the surface. We’re hungry for knowledge, fresh ideas and innovations.

We’re innately curious at heart.

We ask the right questions to get the right outcomes and go the extra mile to deliver them.

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Coober Pedy, Flinders Ranges & Outback Image Credit: Callum Jackson

We have a passion for excellence and exceeding expectations.

We all want South Australia to be the very best it can be and work with dedication, spirit and intensity to achieve our goals.

We care for those around us and actively energise and support one another.

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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula Image Credit: Jem Cresswell

We believe there’s nothing we can’t do as a team.

Relentlessly positive and always confident and resourceful in the face of challenges, we have bold aspirations and go after them with optimism, tenacity and purpose.

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Port Noarlunga, Fleurieu Peninsula Image Credit: Luke Greaves



Why choose us?

 

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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

 

Tourism currently employs 40,400 South Australians and is a priority growth sector under the State Government's Growth State plan. Working for us gives you the opportunity to contribute towards and have a leading impact on the growth and prosperity of the state.

A wide range of employee benefits are also available including:

    • Chance to volunteer and participate in SATC events like the internationally renowned Santos Tour Down Under
    • Opportunity to join a fun and active social club
    • Professional development and study assistance
    • Access to a free and confidential employee assistance program
    • Annual flu vaccinations
    • Casual Fridays (with a gold coin donation towards a nominated charity).

 

 


 

 

APPLICATION GUIDANCE

We seek people whose skills, knowledge and experience will enable the success of our goals as well as people who thrive working as part of a team and who share our love of South Australia.

Our position descriptions are carefully considered and the essential and desirable criteria outline what we are looking for from a candidate. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of how well they fulfil the criteria: you must provide examples to demonstrate your ability to meet these in your application. Pay close attention to what is requested from applications in the job advertisement - some will require more detail than others.

We provide detailed position descriptions to give candidates a clear indication of the role, however a contact name is also listed if you require additional information prior to applying.

We ask that applications are received either as .doc, .dox or .pdf files. We don’t have any requirements regarding the layout of your application; you should choose a layout which best showcases your suitability for the role and most importantly addresses the criteria listed in the position description.

Given we usually receive a very high response rate to our vacancies, we do ask that:

  • Covering letters are kept to a maximum of two pages
  • CVs are kept to a maximum of four pages 

It is important to ensure your application is received before the closing date and is sent to the contact/address listed on the job advert.

Applications sent directly to the employment@sa.gov.au inbox will receive an automatic acknowledgment when received, however due to the large number of applications received only those applicants short listed by the Selection Panel for an interview will be contacted further.



Student placements

 

We recognise the importance of developing emerging talent and supporting the next generation of tourism professionals from South Australia. We work with local higher education providers to offer placements to students currently enrolled in courses related to tourism, marketing and events.  

Due to the high demand for these opportunities, we are unable to provide student placements beyond those coordinated with education providers. There are other ways to gain experience in the tourism industry such as volunteering at the many events we run. Click here to find out more.

 

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Kangaluna Camp, Eyre Peninsula