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GENERAL MANAGER, COMMERCIAL SALES

South Australian Tourism Commission

Committed to growing our visitor economy to $12.8b by 2030, the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) plays a key role in our State’s economic future.  Through its events arm, Events South Australia, it is responsible for the creation, development and procurement of nationally and internationally recognised events, conferences and festivals to promote SA as a tourism destination.  SATC owns and manages some of the State’s biggest events such as the Santos Tour Down Under, Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge and the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Events South Australia, leading the Commercial Sales Team and as a member of the Events South Australia Management Team, this pivotal role will drive the generation of income and activity through sponsorship, partnerships and hospitality in order to grow SATC’s events and create social and economic benefits for South Australia.

Applications are invited from experienced commercial sales or business development professionals with demonstrated success in securing or managing corporate sponsorships or partnerships for growth.  Strong client and relationship management skills across diverse stakeholder groups will be important as will sound business acumen, superior leadership abilities and proven results in revenue growth in the corporate arena.  Tertiary qualifications in business, management, marketing or a relevant commercial discipline will be highly regarded as will an understanding of the local sports, arts and entertainment sectors.

This is a rare opportunity for an individual with a genuine passion for events, sport and the growth of the South Australian economy to join the State’s largest tourism organisation and make a significant contribution to both the economic and cultural essence of South Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit tourism.sa.gov.au 

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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