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Current Positions

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. 

The Senior Event Coordinator (Santos Tour Down Under) will work with event management to deliver engaging, impactful and relevant managed events in order to meet the needs of consumers and event stakeholders and will take the lead on delivering the Santos Tour Down Under and its associated events

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Work with the Santos Tour Down Under Event Manager to produce a compelling event that is engaging and reflective of the event audience
  • Develop and deliver new creative concepts for Santos Tour Down Under ticketed and managed events.
  • Oversee the recruitment of on event positions e.g. drivers and the honourarium process
  • Contribute to the development of the Santos Tour Down Under event programming and associated events ensuring an effective spread of activity across the event for maximum interest
  • Coordinate and/or support stage management for the Santos Tour Down Under including commentator scripts, presentation podiums and team presentation (including printing of jerseys, presenters, run sheets, recruitment of stage assistants and purchasing and organising all trophies, flowers and gifts)
  • Work with the Tasting Australia event team to deliver a component of the Tasting Australia managed events program, with work requirements to be included in a detailed brief.
  • Provide event delivery assistance on the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant, and Events SA sponsored events as required.

This position is offered as a 3 year Non-Executive contract at a renumeration level of ASO5. 

Enquiries can be directed to People and Culture on 8429 4561. 

Position description can be accessed here

Applications consisting of a resume and cover letter are to be directed to Jaimee Carter, Event Manager, Santos Tour Down Under, at the South Australian Tourism Commission via Seek 

Applications close: 9.00am, Monday 22 April 2024

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. 

Forming part of Events South Australia (the events arm of the South Australian Tourism Commission), the Acquisition Executive contributes to the goal of $12.8 billion in tourism expenditure by 2030 by contributing to the growth of South Australia’s calendar of events.

As part of the Acquisition & Development Team, this role will support the Acquisition function by identifying, researching, and procuring new event opportunities for South Australia.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Identify, research and assess opportunities to bid for new, existing, or proposed events, including studies to determine the viability of tourism, economic, media, social and environmental benefits of such events to the State. 
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with allocated organisations to ensure opportunities are uncovered and presented.
  • Work with Event Delivery Executive to assess Regional Event Fund opportunities. 
  • Negotiations of allocated agreements to be clear and to provide optimal value for money benefits and opportunity to SATC and South Australia 
  • Contribute to the implementation of Events South Australia’s strategic plan, through contribution to operational plans. 

This position is offered as a 3 year Non-Executive contract at a renumeration level of ASO5.  

Enquiries can be directed to People and Culture on 8429 4561. 

Position descriptions can be accessed here

Applications consisting of a resume and cover letter are to be directed to Sally Heading, Acting General Manager, Acquisitions and Development, at the South Australian Tourism Commission via SEEK 

Applications close: 9.00am, Monday, 22 April 2024



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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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 [email protected] 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