Working With Us

Tourism Australia is a diverse, global organisation with a workforce of approximately 220 people located in 13 countries. Tourism Australia is responsible for marketing Australia as a tourist destination internationally and is acknowledged as one of the most innovative and successful tourism marketing organisations in the world.

Tourism Australia’s worldwide vacancies are advertised on this site. Positions are also advertised in Australia on www.seek.com.au.

Current Vacancies

Marketing and Communications Manager, Business Events (Sydney office) 

(Band 4)

Tourism Australia has an exciting opportunity for a talented and dynamic marketing all-rounder to join the Business Events Australia team as Marketing and Communications Manager. This role crosses multiple marketing and PR channels, from digital and social to brand, communications and content. If you love interacting with people, enjoy managing a direct report and are ready for your next challenge, then this could be the role you’ve been looking for.

Reporting into the General Manager, Business Events Australia, you would be responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering the Business Events communications strategy and marketing plans
  • Overseeing the ongoing content management process for the businessevents.australia.com website and the production of collateral and content
  • Developing and delivering the businessevents.australia.com website
  • Implementing the Business Events Australia brand across all applications in Sydney and in 11 regions overseas
  • Assisting in the strategic delivery of global business events and trade marketing programs, ensuring integration across all programs and regions
  • Delivering communications initiatives such as industry workshops and briefings

To be successful in this role, the idea candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing or Communications
  • Knowledge of trade marketing in a complex global environment
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment
  • Proven success developing, planning and delivering marketing initiatives across a broad range of channels
  • Experience managing and reporting budgets
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Journalistic writing and editing skills
  • Well developed stakeholder management skills
  • Experience managing projects within tight budgets and deadlines

For more information or to apply, please send your resume and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience by 24 April to: vacancy@tourism.australia.com

Government Relations Advisor – Band 3

Tourism Australia is the Australia Government agency responsible for the global marketing of Australia as one of the world’s most desired tourism destinations.

Join Tourism Australia’s corporate affairs team and support the agency’s strong corporate reputation and relationships with key government stakeholders including the responsible minister and staff, government departments and agencies. You will also ensure Tourism Australia is compliant with its legislative and parliamentary obligations.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Government and Media Relations Manager by providing advice for the Minister and staff on key Tourism Australia activities and related issues, and manage ministerial participation in Tourism Australia events;
  • Managing Tourism Australia’s collaboration with government departments on tourism issues; and
  • Prepare briefings, reports, submissions and speeches in support of Tourism Australia’s programs, ministerial activities, legislative and parliamentary requirements.

To be successful, you will be a strong writer and communicator, for corporate and government purposes, with the ability to work with staff at all levels. You are able to quickly analyse, understand and report on many and varied issues.

You have the ability to successfully manage multiple projects to competing deadlines, flexible and can readily adapt to changing circumstances. You will also have a very good eye for detail and value accuracy in your work and a quick learner.

Experience in stakeholder relations, corporate or government communications, and an understanding of government process and parliamentary procedures is desired. As are an understanding of the Australian tourism industry and markets, general project, financial management and business administration skills.

For more information or to apply please send your resume and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience by 27 April 2014 to vacancy@tourism.australia.com.

Tourism Australia's internship program

Tourism Australia operates a Student Volunteer Program each year in our Head Office in Sydney. The program is designed for final year Australian university students, as work experience to compliment their degree. The work completed is voluntary and unpaid, with recruitment for each intake occurring from October for the following year. This program consumes all the work experience opportunities at Tourism Australia. There are no other opportunities available for student or volunteers outside this program.

Frequently Asked Questions about Employment

How can I apply to work for Tourism Australia

When a vacancy arises, you can apply by sending through a cover letter and resume to vacancy@tourism.australia.com, before the due date. Please note that as we are a Statutory Authority and not a public service, addressing selection criteria for roles is not required. Applicants will only be contacted after the closing date, with all applicants being advised of their application’s result via email.

Where are vacancies listed?

All roles that are advertised externally are placed on our corporate website and in most circumstances, can be found on www.seek.com.au (in Australia), as well as other major job boards around the world for international based roles.

Does Tourism Australia offer work experience/internships?

Tourism Australia operates a Student Volunteer Program each year in our Head Office in Sydney. The program is designed for final year Australian university students, as work experience to compliment their degree. The work completed is voluntary and unpaid, with recruitment for each intake occurring from October for the following year. This program consumes all the work experience opportunities at Tourism Australia. There are no other opportunities available for student or volunteers outside this program.

How am I eligible to work for Tourism Australia?

To be eligible, you must have the right to work in the particular country office of interest, as well as meet the requirements of the role. Successful candidates will need to provide evidence of their right to work before commencing employment. To contact Tourism Australia’s People and Culture team, please email vacancy@tourism.australia.com