Economic Development and Tourism Officer (Maternity Leave Position – 9 months)

About UsKempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.The OpportunityReporting to the Coordinator of Economic Development & Tourism, the Economic Development and Tourism Officer will be responsible for project management support to the Coordinator of Economic Development and Tourism in delivering projects and activities outlined in the Economic Development and Tourism Strategy.To be successful in this position, you will ideally hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline such as business, economics, tourism, marketing or equivalent and possess experience in project management, stakeholder engagement, marketing, tourism and knowledge of the local business community.This is a Maternity Relief position for a period of approximately nine months.On offerIn return, you will be rewarded by:Opportunities to collaborate and achieveCareer development19-day monthA fantastic lifestyle and work life balanceWeekly salary of $1,261.90 to $1,420.28 (plus 9.5% superannuation)Key accountabilitiesProvide event management, project management and support on a range of Economic Development and Tourism projectsAssist with the implementation and review of the Economic Development and Tourism Strategies and associated plansBuild relationships with business industry and other levels of governmentCoordinate the delivery of visitor information servicesFor further information regarding this role please contact Kristy Forche-Baird on 02 6566 3113How to ApplyTo apply for this position, please complete the application form and provide the following information:A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees.Applications close: Monday, 6 January 2020 at 4pmYou will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.auThank you and good luck with your application.We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.Position Description 65500 AUD Kempsey 2440

Economic Development and Tourism Officer (Maternity Leave Position – 9 months)

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Coordinator of Economic Development & Tourism, the Economic Development and Tourism Officer will be responsible for project management support to the Coordinator of Economic Development and Tourism in delivering projects and activities outlined in the Economic Development and Tourism Strategy.

To be successful in this position, you will ideally hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline such as business, economics, tourism, marketing or equivalent and possess experience in project management, stakeholder engagement, marketing, tourism and knowledge of the local business community.

This is a Maternity Relief position for a period of approximately nine months.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Opportunities to collaborate and achieve
  • Career development
  • 19-day month
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance
  • Weekly salary of $1,261.90 to $1,420.28 (plus 9.5% superannuation)

Key accountabilities

  • Provide event management, project management and support on a range of Economic Development and Tourism projects
  • Assist with the implementation and review of the Economic Development and Tourism Strategies and associated plans
  • Build relationships with business industry and other levels of government
  • Coordinate the delivery of visitor information services

For further information regarding this role please contact Kristy Forche-Baird on 02 6566 3113

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees.

Applications close: Monday, 6 January 2020 at 4pm

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Thank you and good luck with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.