General Manager – Destination Southern NSW Ltd

  • Leading organisation in Regional Tourism
  • Located within Southern NSW
  • Total Remuneration Package $130K-$150K

Destination Southern NSW Ltd is one of six Destination Networks (DNs) established across NSW in 2017 as a result of a review of Regional Tourism Organisations undertaken in 2015-2016 by the NSW Government. DNs are companies limited by guarantee with the primary responsibility for driving the growth of the visitor economy, in each respective region, to help achieve the NSW Government’s overnight visitor expenditure goal by 2030. Destination Southern NSW Ltd facilitates visitor economy growth at the local level, by representing and co-ordinating the region’s tourism industry.

The Destination Southern NSW Board is seeking a General Manager who will drive visitor growth, length of stay and visitor expenditure to Southern NSW. You will:

  • Manage the strategic and financial management of Destination Southern NSW Ltd.
  • Oversee and manage the profile, development and delivery of industry engagement,business and product development, education and training programs and activities withkey stakeholders within the region.
  • Establish and manage the operations of the Destination Southern NSW Ltd and lead itsday to day operations.
  • Develop and implement the Destination Management Plan and annual business plan.
  • Assist in the preparation of funding applications and manage delivery and reporting forsuccessful funds granted.
  • Work in collaboration with Destination NSW on marketing and communicationsactivities for the region’s ‘hero’ destinations, experiences, events and festivals and regional campaigns.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should respond to the following two targeted questions in a covering letter (maximum two pages) as well as supplying an updated copy of their resume (maximum five pages) with relevant skills and experience.

    • Demonstrate your track record in destination planning and development, including partnership management, domestic and international product experience and knowledge of the Australian Tourism Industry.
    • Detail your experience in managing and developing a similar organisation; with focus on strong leadership, financial acumen, business planning, coaching and mentoring skills.

      Enquiries to: Paul Phillips at Hays Executive (02) 8226 9699 or email: paul.phillips@hays.com.au Closing Date: 7 February 2019 at 5pm